From Heresy to Dogma: An Institutional History of Corporate Environmentalism. Expanded Edition (Paperback)
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From Heresy to Dogma: An Institutional History of Corporate Environmentalism. Expanded Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 01/10/2002
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This is a pathbreaking account of how the environmental movement has led to profound changes in the perceptions and practices of large-scale corporations, as shown here in the chemical and petroleum industries. The book traces how market, social, and political pressures drive corporations to respond to environmental issues, analyzes the cultural frames that organizations use to come to terms with these external influences, and describes the resulting changes in organizational culture and structure. For this expanded edition, the author has written a new chapter that brings his original assessment up to date, expands and modifies the model and data used in the original edition, and offers a broad picture of the current state of corporate environmentalism and where it is going.

Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804745031
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm


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"A timely review of the sea change that has taken place in American corporations in the past thirty-five years. Hoffman's history offers an intriquing perspective of the external drivers and the internal workings of a firm as it wrestles with ever-increasing demands for environmental protection. It gives the reader a rich history, engaging analyses, and provocative conclusions." -- William D. Ruckelshaus, former administrator * U.S. Environmental Protection Agency *
"In this readable volume, Hoffman accomplishes his objectives of reaching out to practitioners and social science scholars and environmentalists. . . . Recommended for general readers and academic audiences, lower-division undergraduate through professional." -- Choice
"You've got a winner here, one that will be of broad appeal to multiple audiences. . . . Hoffman's book fills a huge void in the literature of environmentalism." -- Thomas N. Gladwin, professor and director, Global Environmental Program, Leonard N. Stern School of Business * New York University *

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