- Subject index
The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 27: Understanding and Overcoming the Green Wall: Environmental Strategy, Leadership, and Change Management in Business
Understanding and Overcoming the Green Wall: Environmental Strategy, Leadership, and Change Management in Business
The past 40 years of business and the environment in the United States has been dominated by legal and regulatory action and the end-of-the-pipe, technically based solutions to these issues. Until recently, firms that did create specific environmental functions within the organization rarely engaged these staff members on issues of strategic importance. Instead, the environmental department was placed in a position of little authority and power, existing as a bag on the side of the corporate hierarchy, where the core business functions reside. Their position and authority rarely offered the potential for lending value to the firm; more ...