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Greening People: Human Resources and Environmental Management

Edited By: Walter Wehrmeyer

409 pages, Tabs, figs

Greenleaf Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #61089 | ISBN: 1874719152
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About this book

This collection of articles examines both the human resource dimensions of environmental management, and how environmental management impacts on human resource departments, offering practical solutions to the complexities faced by environmental managers.

Greening People is an invaluable contribution to the greening of companies and other organisations.' Dr Georg Winter, Chairman, International Network for Environmental Management. ' Greening People fills an important void in thecorporate environmental, health and safety management debate.' Gilbert S. Hedstrom, Vice President and Managing Director, Environmental, Health and Safety Consulting, Arthur D. Little, Inc. 'A unique and useful reference text.' Prof. Rob Gray, University of Dundee 'Greening People rightly stresses the importance of training, and is scattered with diverse examples.' Martin Wright, Tomorrow magazine


Contents

Forewords: Georg Winter, Chairman, International Network for Environmental Management (INEM), and Gilbert Hedstrom, Vice-President and Managing Director, Environmental, Health and Safety Consulting, Arthur D. Little, Inc. Introduction: Walter Wehrmeyer Part 1: Environmental Management and Human Resources Management (HRM) 1. Total Quality Environmental Management and Human Resource Management Peter James 2. Best Environmental HRM Practices in the USA John Milliman and Judith Clair 3. Managing Corporate Environmental Policy: A Process of Complex Change Susan Barrett and David Murphy 4. Who's Afraid of Local Agenda 21? A Survey of UK Local Government Environmental Co-ordinators' Background, Values, Gender and Motivation Walter Wehrmeyer and Stephen Rees 5. Industrial Relations and the Environment in the UK Andrea Oates Part 2: Managing People 6. The European Environmental Executive: Technical Specialist or Corporate Change Agent? Peter James and Stephanie Stewart 7. Identification and Relevance of Environmental Corporate Cultures as Part of a Coherent Environmental Policy Walter Wehrmeyer and Kim T. Parker 8. The Role for the Personnel Practitioner in Facilitating Environmental Responsibility in Work Organisations Tim Hart 9. Women, Environmental Management and Human Resources Management Angela Mawle 10. Employees Give Business its Green Edge: Employee Participation in Corporate Environmental Care Leon Klinkers and Nico Nelissen Part 3: Training and Skills towards Environmental Improvement 11. Training for Environmental Improvement Alison Bird 12. Environmental Training in British and German Companies Klaus North and Sabine Daig 13. Managing the Learning of Ecological Competence Peter Dobers and Rolf Wolff 14. The Greening of European Management Education John P. Ulhoi and Henning Madsen 15. Working in Environment: Skills, Expertise and New Opportunities Joyce Miller Case Studies 16. Learning to Change: Implementing Corporate Environmental Policy in the Rover Group Suzanne Pollack 17. Analysis for Environmental Training Needs Walter Wehrmeyer and Sarah Vickerstaff 18. Action through Ownership: Learning the Way at Kent County Council Stephen Rees 19. A Global Challenge: Environment Management in Cable & Wireless John Beatson and Stephen Macklin

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