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Corporate Environmental Strategy and Competitive Advantage

Edited By: Sanjay Sharma and J Alberto Aragon-Correa

318 pages, Figs, tabs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Jul 2005 | #164201 | ISBN: 1845420055
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NHBS Price: £88.00 $107/€98 approx

About this book

A major dilemma for businesses has been the struggle to understand how to adopt and implement proactive environmental practices while meeting the core business objectives of growth and competitive advantage. The international contributors - leading scholars in the field of environmental strategy and management - shed light on this difficult balance as they examine the generation and deployment of capabilities, processes, and routines that help a business develop advanced environmental practices while simultaneously lowering costs and creating differentiation benefits.


1. Corporate Environmental Strategy and Competitive Advantage: A Review from the Past to the Future 2. Research in Strategic Environmental Management 3. Through the Lens of Managerial Interpretations: Stakeholder Engagement, Organizational Knowledge and Innovation 4. Context and Values: Defining a Research Agenda for Studying Employee Environmental Motivation in Business Organizations 5. Small Firms and Natural Environment: A Resource-based View of the Importance, Antecedents, Implications, and Future Challenges of the Relationship 6. Greening Service Organizations: Environmental Management Practices and Performance 7. Environmental Innovation in the Hotel Industry of the Balearic Islands 8. Environmental Management, Quality Management and Firm Performance: A Review of Empirical Studies 9. Competitive Effects from Eco-Manufacturing Strategy: Influencing Factors 10. The Firm-Nature Relationship: Past Experiences and Future Challenges 11. The Siesta is Over: A Rude Awakening from Sustainability Myopia 12. Sustainable Enterprise in Clusters of Innovation - New Directions in Corporate Sustainability Research and Practice 13. Self-Regulation and New Institutions: The Case of Green Network in Denmark.

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