Corporate Environmentalism and the Greening of Organizations

Major Works

Edited by: John M. Jermier

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    • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd |
    • Publication Year: 2013 |
    • Online Publication Date: February 05, 2015 |
    • DOI: 10.4135/9781446286333 |
    • Print ISBN: 9780857025715 |
    • Online ISBN: 9781446286333 |
    • Series: SAGE Library in Business and Management |
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Abstract

As awareness of global environmental problems spreads, the natural environment has become an area of high strategic significance for organizational managers and other policy makers.

Since scholars turned their attention to the natural environment in the early 1990s, research on corporate environmentalism and organizational greening has become a vibrant field. This major work shows both the variety of rigorous methods being employed in this area as well as the limitations in current research and the need to develop more innovative methods.

Providing a general framework for thinking about corporate environmentalism and the greening of organizations, this collection serves as a foundational resource for those interested in developing new theories, including researchers and students, as well as environmental policy experts in business and government around the world.

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  • Editor's Introduction: Corporate Environmentalism and the Greening of Organizations
    JohnM.Jermier
    Purpose of This Major Works Collection (MWC)

    The main purpose of this project is to present a collection of diverse theoretical and empirical research on corporate environmentalism and the greening of organizations that is interesting and useful to scholars and activist thinkers concerned with the state of the world. The collection provides a roadmap of major intellectual developments and controversies in this area of study as well as representative articles and book chapters that address vital issues relevant to assessing how corporations and other organizations with green agendas contribute to the environmental movement. Major themes and key questions will be introduced later in this overview as well as in the introductions specific to each of the six ...

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