• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Greener Manufacturing and Operations: From Design to Delivery and Back (Hardback)
  • Greener Manufacturing and Operations: From Design to Delivery and Back (Hardback)
zoom

Greener Manufacturing and Operations: From Design to Delivery and Back (Hardback)

(editor)
£46.99
Hardback 387 Pages / Published: 01/12/2001
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

This timely work examines one core corporate function that has a profound and direct impact on corporate environmental performance - manufacturing and operations. This area has been of concern in recent years to researchers and practitioners in fields ranging from the social and natural sciences to management and technical engineering. The book reflects this diversity with global contributions on topics such as design for the environment, total quality environmental management, green supply chains, reverse logistics, environmental management systems and standards, industrial ecology, closed-loop manufacturing, life-cycle management, pollution prevention (P2), environmental technologies and energy efficiency.

The aim and scope of Greener Manufacturing and Operations is to capture state-of-the-art and future practices in environmental manufacturing and operations practices and issues in one concise volume. The book is therefore a fluid mix of case studies, empirical research, and applied theoretical works incorporating both conceptual ideas whose time will come to practical applications which managers and practitioners can apply immediately. Comprehensive in its coverage of the key issues, contributions range from a focus on the internal operations of a single function within an organization to a consideration of industrial manufacturing practices from a macro-economic level. A number of levels of decision-making are also represented: from long-term strategic issues such as supply chain design, to traditional short-term operations decision-making and planning issues such as production planning. Many of the principles developed and presented here can also be extended to the more general process management of service organizations. The book is organized into four major sections: operations strategy and policy; manufacturing and operations practice; tools for managing greener operations and manufacturing; and, finally, case studies.

Greener Manufacturing and Operations will be an essential aid for managers, engineers, students, researchers, and consultants wishing to understand the various issues, principles, and tools for managing the operations and manufacturing function in a more environmentally-benign and sustainable manner.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781874719427
Number of pages: 387
Weight: 806 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Solar Revolution
Added to basket
Bokashi Composting
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Cradle to Cradle
Added to basket
Playing for Time
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
Sustainability: All That Matters
Added to basket
The Market Gardener
Added to basket
From Above and Below
Added to basket
The Principles of Sustainability
Added to basket
The Age of Sustainable Development
Added to basket
The Economics of Enough
Added to basket
Only Planet
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
Original Instructions
Added to basket
Ecologist Guide to Food
Added to basket
Earthen Floors
Added to basket
Compost Toilets
Added to basket
£11.95
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.