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Environmental Management

S.K. Agarwal

ISBN 10: 8176488216 / ISBN 13: 9788176488211
Published by APH, 2011
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Contents Foreword Preface 1 Concept of management 2 Quality 3 Total quality management 4 Total quality management and strategic environmental management 5 Environmental compliance to strategic priority 6 Corporate environmental strategy 7 Quality principles and tools 8 Environmental communications and total quality management 9 Total quality management and cost of environmental quality 10 Environmental management and ISO 14000 11 Environmental planning 12 Environmental monitoring 13 Environmental audit 14 Life-cycle assessment 15 Life-cycle analysis 16 Competitive intelligence 17 Environmental performance evaluation 18 Decision making in environmental management 19 Environmental impact assessment 20 Eco-accountability 21 Environmental risk management 22 Eco-regulations Bibliography Subject indexEnvironmental management faces multiple challenges and threats today--threats of obsolete work methods narrow social perspectives enterprise goals the scope and structure of the environment the interactions between nature society and enterprise The integrated approach to environmental management takes into account the benefits and costs to owners workers and the society It is an "open system" view of the enterprise It is the practice of using physical resources efficiently and reducing waste It has been pointed out that environmental management includes participatory planning as a way of preventing problemsThe nineteen-seventies brought into focus the general realization that the physical components of the natural environment have limited assimilative and carrying capacities and that pollution control measures must be instituted to safeguard the environment and the quality More important is the growing realization that the natural environmental resources constitute the capital on which the human beings depend to satisfy their needs to achieve their aspirations for development The wise management of the environment has demanded positive and realistic planning that balances human needs against the potential the environment has for meeting themThe book has been divided into 22 chapters tracing the heritage and hierarchy of environmental organisational and institutional setup for managing distinguished and disguised problems It displays the inter-relationships among the different aspects of the subject and identify new concepts which would indicate current and possible theoretical and practical postulations jacket 390 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 96648

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Title: Environmental Management

Publisher: APH

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Reprint

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