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Edited By: Joseph Sarkis
Greener Manufacturing and Operations
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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" should be of interest to 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.


Contents Foreword Roger Kasperson, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden Introduction Joseph Sarkis, Clark University, USA SECTION 1: Operations Strategy and Policy Chapter 1 Implementing the Industrial Ecology Approach with Reverse Logistics Michael Martin, University of Exeter, UK Chapter 2 Life-Cycle Chain Analysis Including Recycling A.J.D. Lambert, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Chapter 3 Management of Pollution Prevention: Integrating Environmental Technologies in Manufacturing Neil Jones, INSEAD, France Robert D. Klassen, University of Western Ontario, Canada Chapter 4 Organising Environmental Investments in Small and Medium-Sized Firms Anja De Groene, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands Job de Haan, Tilburg University, Netherlands Chapter 5 Green Issues in Product Development Johan Sandstrom, Umea University, Sweden Chapter 6 Corporate Environmental Reporting: Value for Manufacturing Operations Harry Fatkin, Fatkin Consultancy, USA SECTION 2: Manufacturing and Operations Practice Chapter 7 Industrial Hazardous Waste Minimisation: Barriers and Opportunities Mark Atlas, North Carolina State University, USA Chapter 8 Sustainable Manufacturing in Lebanon Toufic Mezher, American University of Beirut, The Lebanon Chapter 9 Customers as Green Suppliers: Managing the Complexity of the Reverse Supply Chain Stephan Vachon, Robert D. Klassen and P. Fraser Johnson, University of Western Ontario, Canada Chapter 10 A Framework for Green Supply Chain Costing: A Fashion Industry Example Stefan A. Seuring, Carl-von-Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany Chapter 11 Design for Energy Efficiency and Selection Marc A. Rosen, Ryerson Polytechnic University, USA Chapter 12 ISO 14001: Greening Operations and Management Systems Nicole Darnall, Deborah R. Gallagher and Richard N.L. Andrews, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA SECTION 3: Tools for Managing Greener Manufacturing and Operations Chapter 13 Environmental Management Policies: A Comparison of Reactive and Proactive Approaches Karl-Werner Hansmann and Claudia Kroeger, University of Hamburg, Germany Chapter 14 Aggregate Planning for End-of-Life Products Surendra M. Gupta, Northeastern University, USA and Pitipong Veerakamolmal, IBM Corporation Chapter 15 Assessing Life-Cycle Environmental Impact K. Ravi Kumar, Arvind Malhotra and Donwon Lee, University of Southern California, USA Chapter 16 Closed-Loop Manufacturing Ad J. De Ron and Frans W. Melissen, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Chapter 17 Recovery Strategies and Reverse Logistics Network Design Harold Krikke, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands Chapter 18 A Framework for Hierarchical Planning and Control for Remanufacturing V. Daniel R. Guide and David W. Pentico, Duquesne University, USA Vaidy Jayaraman, Washington State University, USA SECTION 4: Case Studies Chapter 19 Design for the Environment at Sony Shane Schaneveldt, Weber State University, USA and Hidetaka Yanagida Akira Isobe, Sony Corporation, Japan Chapter 20 Chevron Corporation: Strategic Financing for Energy Efficiency Projects Forrest Briscoe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Chapter 21 A Structured Approach to Industrial Emission Reduction Richard A. Reid, University of New Mexico, USA, Elsa L. Kojonen, Intel Corporation USA and J. Bruce Buell, Lafarge Gypsum Corporation USA Chapter 22 Textile Waste-water Reduction: A Case Study Charles L. McEntyre, Tennessee Valley Authority, USA Chapter 23 Development and Application of a Pollution Prevention Index as a P2 Metric in a Manufacturing Plant Eric H. Snider, GeoSyntec Consultants USA and Daniel B. Moorhead, Tenneco Automotive USA Chapter 24 Assessment of Environmental Impacts Matti Melanen and Kimmo Silvo, Finnish Environment Institute and Lea Gynther, Electrowatt-Ekono Oy, Finland

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Greener Manufacturing and Operations provides a thoughtful and practical look at what it is about environmental issues that is important to corporations: environmental considerations pervade the organisation, they represent real survival value for the company and they give companies the opportunity to do the right thing. Professor Sarkis has assembled an international roster of contributors who delve into the issues from many perspectives. Required reading for practitioners, policy-makers and researchers.' Kurt Fischer, Co-founder, The Greening of Industry Network. '. . . corporations face some significant unfolding challenges in proceeding with state-of-the-art developments so well described in this book.' Roger E. Kasperson, Executive Director, Stockholm Environment Institute.
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