Green business process management: towards the sustainable enterprise

vom Brocke, Jan, Seidel, Stefan, & Recker, Jan C. (Eds.) (2012) Green business process management: towards the sustainable enterprise. Springer, Heidelberg.

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Abstract

  • Preface by Richard T. Watson
  • Discusses the emerging challenges of designing “green” business processes
  • Presents tools and methods that organizations can use in order to design and implement environmentally sustainable processes
  • Provides insights from cases where organizations successfully engaged in more sustainable business practices

Green Business Process Management – Towards the Sustainable Enterprise" consolidates the global state-of-the-art knowledge about how business processes can be managed and improved in light of sustainability objectives. Business organizations, a dominant part of our society, have always been a major contributor to the degradation of our natural environment, through the resource consumption, greenhouse emissions, and wastage production associated with their business processes. In order to lessen their impact on the natural environment, organizations must design and implement environmentally sustainable business processes. Finding solutions to this organizational design problem is the key challenge of Green Business Process Management. This book discusses the emerging challenges of designing “green” business processes, presents tools and methods that organizations can use in order to design and implement environmentally sustainable processes, and provides insights from cases where organizations successfully engaged in more sustainable business practices. The book is of relevance to both practitioners and academics who are interested in understanding, designing, and implementing “green” business processes. It also constitutes a valuable resource for students and lecturers in the fields of information systems, management, and sustainable development.

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ID Code: 52964
Item Type: Book
Keywords: Green BPM, Green IS, information systems, Management, Sustainability
ISBN: 9783642274879
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT (050200) > Environmental Management (050205)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business Information Systems (150302)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Springer
Deposited On: 10 Aug 2012 00:17
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2015 04:27

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