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Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook: Applications in SCM

Book Description

This reference is a comprehensive collection of original case studies on building sustainability into the supply chain. An ideal resource for graduate-level and executive courses in sustainability, operations management, and supply chain/logistics, The Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook covers a wide spectrum of social, economic and environmental issues; as well as new areas such as reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chains. Steven Leon covers these and other specific topics: strategy, implementation, decision making, transportation, supplier relationships, collaboration, lean and continuous improvement, finance and economics, worker safety and rights, procurement, production, delivery, packaging, logistics, and global supply chains. He frames these case studies with authoritative introductory material, and offers corresponding teaching notes and Q and A sections that make this an even more useful instructional resource.

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Preface
  7. Part I: Disaster Response: Social and Financial Impacts
    1. 1. The Armenia Earthquake: Grinding Out an Effective Disaster Response in Colombia’s Coffee Region
      1. Introduction
      2. The Earthquake
      3. The Relief Chain
      4. Assessment
      5. Resource Mobilisation
      6. Organisational Set-up
      7. Procurement and Donations
      8. Transportation
      9. Tracking and Tracing
      10. Stock Asset Management
      11. Extended Relief to Beneficiaries
      12. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
      13. Coordination and Collaboration
      14. Conclusion
      15. Appendix 1
    2. 2. Resilient Response and Recovery at Western Digital: After the Thai Flood
      1. Thailand Floods in 2011
      2. Western Digital in Thailand
      3. Before the Flood—Identifying, Assessing, and Mitigating Risks
      4. During the Flood—Resilient Response
      5. After the Flood—Speedy Recovery
      6. The Sun Shines Again
    3. 3. Global Effect of a Natural Disaster on a Lean Supply Network
      1. Breaking News—Friday, March 11, 2011
      2. Background of TRQSS, Inc.
      3. Assessment of the Supply Base
      4. Trouble from the Other End of the Chain
      5. Preserving the Culture in a Downturn
      6. What’s Next?
    4. 4. Honda Automobile (Thailand) and Its Supply Chain Disruption
      1. Honda Automobile (Thailand) History
      2. The Big Flood
      3. Financial Impact
      4. Other Plants
  8. Part II: Organizational Change, Environmental Sustainability, and Financial Analysis
    1. 5. Going Green: The Pfizer Freiburg Energy Initiative (A)
      1. Pfizer and the Pharmaceutical Industry
      2. Becker’s Portfolio: The Freiburg Energy Master Plan
      3. The Wood-Pellet Boiler Project
      4. Role of the Portfolio of Projects within Pfizer’s Sustainability Agenda
      5. The Decision
      6. Appendix 1
    2. 6. Sandvik Coromant Recycling Concept
      1. Industry Overview
      2. Tungsten and Cobalt
      3. Company Overview
      4. Sandvik Tooling’s Supply Chain
      5. Organization and Culture
      6. The CRC at Sandvik Tooling
    3. 7. HeidelbergCement: Technology Choice Under Carbon Regulation
      1. History, Growth and Landscape
      2. The Emergence of a Carbon Economy
      3. Cement Operations and Carbon Impacts
      4. The Benelux Cluster
      5. A Question of Impact and Survival
    4. 8. Electronic Waste: What to Do with It?
      1. A Day at the Office
      2. Technology Changes
      3. Repercussions of Changing Demand for CRTs
      4. Industry Responsibility
      5. Government Intervention
      6. Supplier Oversight
      7. Good News
  9. Part III: Sustainability Throughout the Supply Chain
    1. 9. Better Tomorrow at Sodexo North America
      1. Introduction
      2. Sodexo: Corporate Overview
      3. “We Do” Protect the Environment at NORAM
      4. Moving Forward
    2. 10. GroBaby Foods: Green Sourcing
      1. Introduction
      2. Company Background
      3. The Supply Chain
      4. The Sourcing Strategy
      5. Developing a Green Sourcing Strategy
      6. The Challenge
      7. Discussion Questions
    3. 11. Reducing Pollution Through Green Logistics
      1. Sources
  10. Part IV: Social Sustainability Through Innovation
    1. 12. Bosch: Creating Innovations Through Active Collaborations
      1. The Base of the Pyramid (BoP)
      2. Open Innovation
      3. Open Innovation: Robert Bosch GmbH
      4. Continued Financial Success
      5. Business Sectors
      6. Social Responsibility
      7. Innovation Production: R & D and Operations
      8. Innovation Production: Processes and Products
      9. Conclusion
      10. Questions
      11. References
    2. 13. Max Foundation (A): Saving Children’s Lives Through Business Model Innovation
      1. I. Creating Something Positive Out of a Tragedy
      2. II. The Vision and the Search
      3. III. Building the Base in the Netherlands
      4. IV. The First Steps in Bangladesh: Learning While Doing
      5. V. Challenges at Home
      6. VI. Increasing Presence in Bangladesh
      7. VII. Envisioning the Next Step
      8. Appendix 1
      9. Appendix 2
    3. 14. Max Foundation (B): What Is the Best Route Forward?
      1. I. Finding Partners for Growth
      2. II. Measuring and Analysing Impact for Better Performance
      3. III. Developing One Marketing Strategy for a Specific Donor Segment
    4. 15. NH: Innovation and Knowledge Production Through Active Stakeholder Management
      1. Creation of Innovations
      2. Knowledge Production and Diffusion Life Cycle
      3. Tourism Industry
      4. NH Hoteles History Overview
      5. Knowledge Life Cycle at NH
      6. Business Process Environment
      7. Questions
      8. References
  11. Index