Strategic Management and Business Policy

Strategic Management and Business Policy
Author: Thomas L. Wheelen,J. David Hunger
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 992
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780201773231
ISBN 13: 0201773236
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Strategic Management and Business Policy

Strategic Management and Business Policy
Author: Thomas L. Wheelen,J. David Hunger,Alan N. Hoffman,Charles E. Bamford
Publsiher: Pearson
Total Pages: 984
Release: 2017-02-14
ISBN 10: 0134538676
ISBN 13: 9780134538679
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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For courses in Strategic Management and Business Policy. Utilize a strategic management model to learn and apply key concepts through cases Picking up where the popular previous editions left off, Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability, 15th Edition further sharpens and modernizes this classic text’s approach to teaching strategy with an emphasis on globalization, innovation, and sustainability. Throughout, the authors equip readers with the strategic concepts they will need to know as they face the issues that all organizations must build upon to push their businesses forward. In this edition, Alan Hoffman and Chuck Bamford bring a fresh perspective to this extraordinarily well¿-researched and practically crafted lesson. Also included is a new chapter on Global Strategy, along with new vignettes and comprehensive, real-world case studies. Also available with MyLab Management MyLab™ Management is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Management does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Management, search for: 0134618572 / 9780134618579 Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability Plus MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 15/e Package consists of: 0134522052 / 9780134522050 Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability 0134527917 / 9780134527918 MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability

Concepts in Strategic Management

Concepts in Strategic Management
Author: Thomas L. Wheelen,J. David Hunger,David Wicks
Publsiher: Pearson Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9780131214972
ISBN 13: 0131214977
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This comprehensive text offers an engaging look into new and traditional strategic management topics. Its thorough coverage helps students develop an understanding of the wide range of theories and research available in this field-from competitive strategy and industry analysis to environmental trends and ethics. Integration of international, as well as specifically Canadian, issues and examples throughout provides an essential understanding of both Canadian global economics and its impact on business activities in any location.

Essentials of Strategic Management

Essentials of Strategic Management
Author: Charles W. L. Hill,Gareth R. Jones
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2011-04-19
ISBN 10: 1133387128
ISBN 13: 9781133387121
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Thorough yet concise, ESSENTIALS OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, Third Edition, is a brief version of the authors' market-leading text STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH. Following the same framework as the larger book, ESSENTIALS helps students identify and focus on core concepts in the field in a more succinct, streamlined format. Based on real-world practices and current thinking, the text's presentation of strategic management features an increased emphasis on the business model concept as a way of framing the issues of competitive advantage. Cutting-edge research, new strategic management theory, and a hands-on approach allow students to explore major topics in management, including corporate performance, governance, strategic leadership, technology, and business ethics. In addition, a high-quality case program examines small, medium, and large companies--both domestic and international--so that students gain experience putting chapter concepts into real-world practice in a variety of scenarios. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Foundations of Sustainable Business

Foundations of Sustainable Business
Author: Nada R. Sanders,John D. Wood
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-12-12
ISBN 10: 1119577551
ISBN 13: 9781119577553
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The second edition of Sustainable Business prepares future business leaders to tackle the most crucial social and environmental issues of our time. This engaging textbook provides students with a comprehensive, balanced introduction to integrating sustainable business policies into all core business functions and processes. The text employs a qualitative-based learning process to help students understand how leadership, finance, accounting, risk management, marketing, supply chain management, and operations can be adapted to meet the sustainability goals of the 21st century. Looking at sustainable business from the managerial viewpoint, the fully-updated new edition explains how and why business is evolving due to increased consumer and regulatory pressure for sustainable performance. Business topics are first introduced in the same manner as traditional MBA programs, and then examined through the lens of sustainably. The text incorporates real-life examples of social and environmental leadership to demonstrate the efficacy of good sustainable business decisions, and illustrates the negative ramifications of outdated, purely economic-driven managerial decision-making. Influential concepts based on interdisciplinary research in sustainability are discussed in detail, and practical insights address how to turn policy into practice in the workplace.

Strategic Management

Strategic Management
Author: Peter L. Wright,Mark J. Kroll,John Alan Parnell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 669
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780136288015
ISBN 13: 0136288014
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Aiming to bridge the gap between theory and application, this work focuses on strategic management.

Strategic Management Concepts and Cases Competitiveness and Globalization

Strategic Management  Concepts and Cases  Competitiveness and Globalization
Author: Michael A. Hitt,R. Duane Ireland,Robert E. Hoskisson
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 896
Release: 2016-01-04
ISBN 10: 1305856287
ISBN 13: 9781305856288
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Introduce your students to strategic management with the market-leading text that sets the standard for the course area. Written by respected scholars who have taught strategic management at all educational levels, Hitt, Ireland, and Hoskisson's latest edition provides an intellectually rich, yet thoroughly practical, analysis of strategic management. The classic industrial organization model is combined with a resource-based view of the firm to provide students with a complete understanding of how today's businesses establish competitive advantages and create value for stakeholders. Cutting-edge research is presented with a strong global focus, featuring more than 500 emerging and established companies. All-new opening cases introduce chapter concepts and mini cases offer new contexts of study. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Some Things are Never Forgiven

Some Things are Never Forgiven
Author: Chuck Bamford
Publsiher: BookCountry
Total Pages: 1
Release: 2013-01-29
ISBN 10: 1463001487
ISBN 13: 9781463001483
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Tale of Edison Andrews - A SEER I am apparently a very slow learner or I was so as a child. My mother used to like to tell stories about how I would ask why the color of people’s eyes were changing so much. With much laughter, or fury, or exasperation, or downright anger depending upon her mood, my mother would say that I saw things that simply were not there. My mother was wrong on this one. I did see eyes change and knowing how that change worked gave me an advantage in my life. My ‘gift’ was turned against me and against those I loved when I was an adult, costing me everything that was dear to me. Revenge may be sweetest when cold, but I believe revenge must be exacted! Some things are never forgiven.

Strategic Design and Innovative Thinking in Business Operations

Strategic Design and Innovative Thinking in Business Operations
Author: Hasan Dincer,Ümit Hacioglu,Serhat Yüksel
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 471
Release: 2018-05-30
ISBN 10: 3319776223
ISBN 13: 9783319776224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Recently, rapid technological advances have been influencing the global business operations strategies at companies of all sizes like never before. At the same time, there has been a shift in business cultures due to the rising prevalence of matrix organizations and innovative thinking. This book investigates the role of these factors in shaping the business operations of tomorrow. To address the topic comprehensively, the editors have gathered expert contributions exploring the following dimensions: the business and organizational environment, strategic design, innovativeness and risk management. Discussing aspects ranging from customer selection to understanding regional, national and supranational market dynamics, the contributions will help readers understand both the complexity of and opportunities presented by designing operations.

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Author: R. SRINIVASAN
Publsiher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2014-10-01
ISBN 10: 8120350308
ISBN 13: 9788120350304
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The revised and updated Fifth Edition gives an in-depth and incisive analysis of the basic principles of strategic management. The exposition of these principles is reinforced by seven case studies that encompass the broad spectrum of Indian companies. These case studies are culled mainly from manufacturing and information technology, and include both private and public sector units. The case studies will be of immense help to the budding managers as well as provide them with the requisite practical orientation for understanding the strategic management issues. The inclusion of the concepts, theory and case studies in a single, compact volume is the main feature of the book, which makes the subject easier to understand and learn. Intended primarily as a textbook for postgraduate students of management and commerce, this book is of immense help to all those attending management development and executive development programmes. New to This Edition • A brief section on ‘Government Initiatives’ is added in Chapter 4. • Section on ‘CSR activities mandated by the Government of India’, have been incorporated in Chapter 5. • A new case study on Indian Airline has been introduced. • All case studies of the previous edition have been updated with latest company information and development.

Innovative Business Practices

Innovative Business Practices
Author: Demetris Vrontis,Alkis Thrassou
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Total Pages: 403
Release: 2013-07-16
ISBN 10: 1443849936
ISBN 13: 9781443849937
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This second decade of the millennium finds the world changing at a once unimaginable pace. Businesses, tangled in the interwoven threads of galloping globalization, technological advances, cultural diversity, economic recession and deep-rooted human social evolution, struggle to keep up with incessant changes; consequently and inexorably experiencing severe difficulties and disorientation. Executives, much bewildered, habitually turn to conventional, time-honoured strategies and practices, which increasingly fail to offer the much-sought answers and means to survival, competitiveness and growth. We are currently experiencing a business era of turbulence and dynamic change – an era that inherently rejects conventionality and orthodox business theory to reward businesses embracing agility, reflex-style adaptability, innovation and creativity. This turbulence is, however, not a parenthesis or even a pattern, but the new reality in which each business must reinvent and redefine itself. This is a new reality of stakeholders that shift focus from the external to the internal, from the tangible to the intangible, and from fact to perception. This book presents research and paradigms that transcend classical theory in order to examine how business practice is positively affected by these conditions. Across a multitude of sectors and organisational types, scholars of different business specialisations set the theoretical foundations of contemporary thinking and present their practical implementations.

Strategic Theory for the 21st Century The Little Book on Big Strategy

Strategic Theory for the 21st Century  The Little Book on Big Strategy
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: DIANE Publishing
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 1428916229
ISBN 13: 9781428916227
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Strategic information systems management for environmental sustainability enhancing firm competitiveness with Green IS

Strategic information systems management for environmental sustainability   enhancing firm competitiveness with Green IS
Author: Löser, Fabian
Publsiher: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2015-07-06
ISBN 10: 3798327696
ISBN 13: 9783798327696
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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During the last three decades, information and communication technologies have fundamentally changed the way we work, live and communicate. The ubiquity of internet services, which become increasingly interactive and complex, together with enhanced connectivity, facilitated by innovative mobile devices, induces an ever-rising demand for computing, storage and data transmission capacities. Today, information systems (IS) constitute the backbone of the globalized economy and are indispensable for modern business and production processes. At the same time, environmental sustainability has evolved as the most pressing societal challenge of the 21st century, in particular due to the looming threats of climate change. By virtue of their global influence and reach, business companies significantly contribute to the creation of environmental problems, but owing to their organizational knowledge, capabilities and resources, they also have the capacity and ability to play a key role in shaping the path towards a more sustainable development. The companies leading the way have noticed that corporate sustainability is not necessarily a burden that negatively impacts their bottom line. If strategically managed, environmental product and process innovations can decrease operational costs, enhance corporate reputation, and differentiate from competitors. With regard to environmental sustainability, IS play a contradictory role: on the one hand, the manufacturing, operation and disposal of information technology (IT) infrastructure are responsible for serious environmental impacts: from the mining of conflict minerals to carbon dioxide emissions that equal those of the airline industry to enormous amounts of toxic e-waste. On the other hand, IS are perceived as key enablers of a "green" economy: environmental management systems and the reengineering of business processes can substantially reduce the environmental impacts of business organizations, while technological innovations provide opportunities to decrease the ecological footprint of end-user products and services. Many organizations have started to implement first environmental measures to decrease IT energy consumption and to reduce operational costs, mostly in an unstructured and uncoordinated manner though. Although Green IS practices feature a considerable potential to increase corporate environmentalism while creating promising business opportunities, the adoption of enterprise-wide cross-functional initiatives aimed at implementing Green IS has been rather slow. Economic uncertainties regarding the long-term effects of Green IS adoption and the lack of appropriate management frameworks have been identified as main inhibitors of an encompassing implementation of Green IS initiatives throughout the enterprise. In this context, this thesis addresses relevant research gaps, contributes to theory development in the evolving Green IS research discipline, develops practice-oriented management frameworks, and emphasizes the importance of following a strategic approach to leverage the competitive potential of Green IS. This cumulative thesis comprises an introduction that includes a literature review and a pre-study, four theory-based conceptual research articles, and two empirical studies, one of them building on qualitative, exploratory case study research whereas the other relies on quantitative data which has been analyzed with structural equation modeling. This thesis targets four specific research goals to advance theory-building in Green IS research and to promote the adoption of Green IS in practice. First, this thesis clarifies and defines the central terms and key concepts Green IT, Green IS, Green IS strategy, and Green IS practices drawing on a transdisciplinary research approach. Second, the most important challenges and inhibitors of Green IS adoption are identified and characterized. In particular, the lack of management frameworks, which encourage a holistic implementation that follows a strategic rationale, the complexity of strategic Green IS alignment, the multi-dimensional performance impacts of cross-functional initiatives and, above all, the uncertainty relating to the business case of Green IS practices, are identified as the most pressing challenges. Third, current actions of business firms to address these challenges are examined. Building on exploratory case study research, distinctive Green IS strategies are identified in managerial practice. Most notably, the empirical insights from quantitative survey research suggest a positive relationship between Green IS adoption and firm competitiveness, thus decreasing the economic uncertainty which inhibits the implementation of far-reaching environmental initiatives. Fourth, practice-oriented management frameworks are developed. The fine-grained Green IS strategy concept advises the formulation of strategies addressing the corporate, competitive, and functional management level. The proposed typology of four Green IS strategies illustrates distinct strategic options, from which executives can choose under consideration of their competitive targets and the firm-specific context. To allow for consistency of Green IS strategies, the presented alignment framework facilitates coherence with economic and environmental corporate goals. Furthermore, the actors, roles and responsibilities relevant to the alignment process are described. In addition, a management framework for the holistic adoption of Green IS, which specifies decisive management areas and distinguishes between three degrees of environmental impacts, is presented along with a comprehensive catalogue of Green IS implementation measures. As a consequence, this research offers both empirical insights and conceptual models to advance the adoption of Green IS initiatives, thus meeting the challenges of climate change and turning corporate sustainability into a business opportunity. Informationssysteme (IS) zeigen in Bezug auf ökologische Nachhaltigkeit gegensätzliche Eigenschaften. Einerseits verursachen die Herstellung, der Betrieb sowie die Entsorgung von Informationstechnologie (IT) – Infrastrukturen schwerwiegende negative Umweltauswirkungen: Vom Abbau von Konfliktmineralien über Kohlendioxidemissionen bis hin zu beträchtlichen Mengen giftigen Elektroschrotts. Andererseits werden IS als Schlüsseltechnologien für eine nachhaltige Wirtschaft gesehen. Umweltmanagementsysteme und die Umgestaltung von Geschäftsprozessen können den ökologischen Fußabdruck von Organisationen bedeutend verringern. Zudem eröffnen technologische Innovationen neuartige Möglichkeiten, die Umweltauswirkungen von Produkten und Dienstleistungen über den gesamten Lebenszyklus hinweg zu senken. Zahlreiche Organisationen haben damit begonnen, einzelne Green-IT-Maßnahmen zu implementieren um den Energieverbrauch und operative Kosten zu senken. Allerdings verfolgen die meisten Unternehmen hierbei keinen strukturierten oder strategischen Ansatz. Obwohl Green-IS-Initiativen beachtliche Potentiale zur Verbesserung der ökologischen Nachhaltigkeit von Organisationen bieten und gleichzeitig vielversprechende wirtschaftliche Chancen eröffnen, schreitet die Umsetzung von bereichsübergreifenden Green-IS-Maßnahmen in Unternehmen nur langsam voran. Ökonomische Unsicherheiten in Bezug auf die Rentabilität derartiger Maßnahmen sowie der Mangel an adäquaten Management-Frameworks werden in diesem Zusammenhang als zentrale Hinderungsgründe für eine strategische und ganzheitliche Umsetzung von Green-IS-Initiativen identifiziert. Diese Dissertation adressiert diese Hinderungsgründe, schafft Schlüsselkonzepte für den neuen Green-IS-Forschungszweig, entwickelt praxisorientierte Management-Frameworks und hebt die Bedeutung eines strategischen Ansatzes bei der Implementierung von Green IS hervor. Diese Forschungsarbeit offeriert empirische Einblicke wie auch konzeptionelle Modelle um die Umsetzung ganzheitlicher Green-IS-Initiativen in Organisationen voranzutreiben. Unternehmen haben somit die Chance, den Herausforderungen des Klimawandels verantwortungsvoll zu begegnen und gleichzeitig durch eine nachhaltige Unternehmensführung Wettbewerbsvorteile zu generieren.

Essentials of Strategic Management

Essentials of Strategic Management
Author: J. David Hunger,Thomas L. Wheelen
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2013-08-02
ISBN 10: 9781292020907
ISBN 13: 1292020903
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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For undergraduate and graduate level Strategic Management courses. Get straight to the heart of important strategic management concepts. This brief text offers a concise explanation of the most important concepts and techniques in strategic management. Further, cases and simulations are a perfect supplement to Essentials of Strategic Management, while its brevity also makes it suitable for use in corporate and executive training programs. This edition contains new information to reflect the latest changes in the discipline while remaining brief and to the point.

Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2019

Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2019
Author: Peter Ball,Luisa Huaccho Huatuco,Robert J. Howlett,Rossi Setchi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 627
Release: 2019-06-27
ISBN 10: 9811392714
ISBN 13: 9789811392719
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This volume consists of 52 peer-reviewed papers, presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (SDM-19) held in Budapest, Hungary in July 2019. Leading-edge research into sustainable design and manufacturing aims to enable the manufacturing industry to grow by adopting more advanced technologies, and at the same time improve its sustainability by reducing its environmental impact. The topic includes the sustainable design of products and services; the sustainable manufacturing of all products; energy efficiency in manufacturing; innovation for eco-design; circular economy; industry 4.0; industrial metabolism; automotive and transportation systems. Application areas are wide and varied. The book will provide an excellent overview of the latest developments in the Sustainable Design and Manufacturing Area.

Strategic Management

Strategic Management
Author: John A. Pearce,Richard Braden Robinson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 450
Release: 2015-06
ISBN 10: 9789814577373
ISBN 13: 9814577375
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Strategic Management for Tourism Hospitality and Events

Strategic Management for Tourism  Hospitality and Events
Author: Nigel Evans
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 708
Release: 2015-01-30
ISBN 10: 1135038279
ISBN 13: 9781135038274
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Strategic Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events is the must-have text for students approaching this subject for the first time. It introduces students to fundamental strategic management principles in a Tourism, Hospitality and Events context and brings theory to life by integrating a host of industry-based case studies and examples throughout. Among the new features and topics included in this edition are: Extended coverage to Hospitality and Events to reflect the increasing need and importance of a combined sector approach to strategy New international Tourism, Hospitality and Events case studies from both SME’s and large-scale businesses are integrated throughout to show applications of strategic management theory, such as objectives, products and markets and strategic implementation. Longer combined sector case studies are also included at the end of the book for seminar work. New content on emerging strategic issues affecting the tourism ,hospitality and events industries, such as innovation, employment, culture and sustainability Web Support for tutors and students providing explanation and guidelines for instructors on how to use the textbook and case studies, additional exercises, case studies and video links for students. This book is written in an accessible and engaging style and structured logically with useful features throughout to aid students’ learning and understanding. This book is an essential resource to Tourism, Hospitality and Events students.

Strategic Marketing in the Global Forest Industries

Strategic Marketing in the Global Forest Industries
Author: Eric Hansen,Heikki Juslin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 327
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9780615429755
ISBN 13: 0615429750
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility in Tourism

Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility in Tourism
Author: Dagmar Lund-Durlacher,Valentina Dinica,Dirk Reiser,Matthias S. Fifka
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2019-05-03
ISBN 10: 3030156249
ISBN 13: 9783030156244
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book offers essential insights into how the world's second largest industry, tourism, is responding to challenges involved in expanding the corporate social responsibility (CSR) concept to corporate sustainability and responsibility, referred to as CSR 2.0. It analyzes the typical setup of tourism with various types of commercial agents: corporations, small and medium sized enterprises, public-private partnerships, social enterprises and local cooperatives. In addition, the book examines a broad range of voluntary initiatives, the effectiveness of these efforts, and how contextual and wider policy features shape these relationships. The book is divided into three parts, the first of which elaborates on strategic drivers and rationales for CSR. In turn, the second part introduces readers to design approaches for CSR programs and envisaged impacts, while part three focuses on implementation, certification, reporting, and possible outcomes. Each part offers a mixture of theoretical perspectives, synthesis analyses and case studies. The respective chapters tackle a broad spectrum of tourism sub-sectors, e.g. the cruise industry, aviation, gastronomy, nature-based tourism, and urban destinations.

Towards Sustainable Development Environmental Indicators

Towards Sustainable Development Environmental Indicators
Author: OECD
Publsiher: OECD Publishing
Total Pages: 132
Release: 1998-07-17
ISBN 10: 9264163204
ISBN 13: 9789264163201
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This publication presents leading environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set and thus contributes to measuring environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development.