Around the world, small manufacturing enterprises in market-based economies are facing daily challenges posed by emerging green imperatives and opportunities. These issues impact future decisions, allocation of resources, and encourage managers to refocus their strategies.
This book investigates how smaller manufacturing enterprises commit to green marketing strategies, mapping all major parts of the design process throughout the entire value-creating channel. It draws together a comprehensive framework to understand, from the perspective of marketing management, what managerial considerations are important in committing to green initiatives.
Presenting an active debate and policies on environmental sustainability for small and medium sizes manufacturing companies, it focuses on aspects of innovative marketing practices in response to the need for businesses to incorporate strategies that generate a smaller carbon footprint.
Aimed at an international audience, Mapping Managerial Implications of Green Strategy is an invaluable resource for managers looking for green solutions, and doctoral and graduate students looking for research topics.
About the Authors
Introduction to Managerial Implications of Green Strategy
Commitment to Green Strategy and External Forces
Enterprise Action, Marketing Management, and Green Marketing Strategies
Marketing Strategies for Green Issues
Financial Analysis of Green Projects
Competitive Positioning Subject to Green Marketing Strategies
Emerging Green Concerns and Managers of Smaller Manufacturing Enterprises
International Implications of Green Strategies and Consumption Behavior
Readership: Highly recommended for both students and managers working inindustry.
As far as the authors can determine based on a search of university libraries, publishers, and other sources, the proposed publication focusing especially on green issues in the context of marketing and financial activities among smaller manufacturing enterprises does not compare to any other available publication
Some of the concepts, framework and ideas introduced in this book can be found partially discussed in academic and professional, mostly consulting, publications, but they have not been shaped into a comprehensive framework and presented in the form of suggestions and approaches to practicing managers and students