Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management

Living Edition
| Editors: Samuel Idowu, René Schmidpeter, Nicholas Capaldi, Liangrong Zu, Mara Del Baldo, Rute Abreu


This encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of reference for sustainability in business and management. It covers both traditional and emerging concepts and terms and is fully international in its scope. More than 1.500 contributions of internationally renowned experts provide a definitive access to the knowledge in the area of sustainable and responsible management. All actors in the field will find reliable and up to date definitions and explanations of the key terms and concepts of management in this reference work. 

The Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management represents all aspects of management and business conduct. It takes sustainability as a management concept that gives due credit to the complexity and diverging constraints in which businesses and corporations act today, and it emphasizes and focuses approaches that help ensure that today's management decisions and actions will be the basis for tomorrow's prosperity. 

Editors and affiliations

  • Samuel Idowu
    • 1
  • René Schmidpeter
    • 2
  • Nicholas Capaldi
    • 3
  • Liangrong Zu
    • 4
  • Mara Del Baldo
    • 5
  • Rute Abreu
    • 6
  1. 1.London Metropolitan UniversityGuildhall Faculty of Business and Law London Metropolitan UniversityLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Cologne Business SchoolIngolstadtGermany
  3. 3.College of BusinessLoyola University New OrleansNew OrleansUSA
  4. 4.International Training Centre of the ILInternational Labor OrganizationTurinItaly
  5. 5.Department of Economics, Society and PoliticsUniversity of Urbino Carlo BoUrbinoItaly
  6. 6.Instituto Politécnico da GuardaGuardaPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02006-4
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Springer Reference Business and Management Reference Module Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Number Of Entries 345
Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing
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