Analyzing the Factors for Implementation of Green Supply Chain Management,Exploring Correlations in Components of Green Supply Chain Practices and Green Supply Chain Performance,Guest Editorial,Lean management – a step towards sustainable green supply chain,Sustainable green supply chain management: Trends and current practices,The impact of implementing green supply chain management practices on corporate performance,Triple Bottom Line Performance Evaluation of Reverse Logistics.
Green Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Competitiveness Description
Green Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Competitiveness
Sustainable competitiveness has become a major concern for all organizations in the present context of globalized markets. Financial performance is no longer only criteria to assess the performance of an organization. Performance frameworks are continuously changing. In the past, organizations used to focus mainly on cost, quality and delivery time etc. These have now become qualifying criteria to survive in competition. In the present scenario, the situation is changing very fast. Social and Environmental issues are becoming more important now. Therefore, performance frameworks are being integrated with these emerging issues of sustainability. It incorporates the economic, social, and environmental factors. To achieve the objectives of sustainability, organizations need to restructure their whole production systems in terms of product and process design, not only for forward flow but also for reverse flow from consumers. This is the reason that now green supply chain management (GSCM) has become an emerging area of research for academicians and professionals. Therefore, this e-book has been brought out to highlight the importance of green supply chains for industrial organizations.
In this e-book, six high quality research papers appear dealing with green supply chain management for sustainable competitiveness.