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Ecosystem-Based Management: An Illustrative Approach

  • Youssef Abdul Razzak DoughanEmail author
Reference work entry


This entry will focus on the subject of Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM). EBM is an approach by which all the relationships in an ecosystem are studied to ensure its prosperity and continuation. However, certain terms must be identified in a chronological order so as to know the meaning and definition of EBM.
  • Management is the science and process of achieving the set goals/objectives using the available resources optimally for an organization, where resources may include financial resources, inventory, human skills, production resources, or Information Technology (IT); thus, scientific management as per Fredrick Taylor can be described “as an approach that involves using the scientific method to find the ‘one best way’ for a job to be done” (Robbins and Coulter 2016).

  • Ecology is the branch of biology that deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings; according to Begon et al. (2006) and Courchamp et al. (2015), it is the...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Agricultural and Food SciencesAmerican University of BeirutBeirutLebanon

Section editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Sadegh Allahyari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural ManagementRasht Branch, Islamic Azad UniversityRashtIran