Category Archives: Businesses & Organizations

Office Ergonomics: A Sound Business Investment

Ergonomics is primarily the practice of fitting the job to your employees with careful customization. It involves the process of designing workstations so that they fit the employees or workers who eventually use them. Ergonomics is about adapting the workstation … Continue reading

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(5 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

CONCLUSION This book by Chris Laszlo is a useful addition to increasing number of “green-literatures” in the market. The author not only focuses on the ethical and emotional reasons for sustainability, but also makes compelling suggestions on how businesses can … Continue reading

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(4 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

PART III The third part of this book primarily targets the business managers who want to take advantage of this newly emerging sustainability-based competitive environment. It gives a step-by-step practical approach which can be followed to achieve sustainable value creation … Continue reading

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(3 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

PART II The second part describes some real life sustainability stories and how the world’s leading companies such as DuPont, Wal-Mart, Lafarge and NatureWorks are doing well by doing good. The book caters four excellent case studies and insights into … Continue reading

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(2 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

PART I The first part deals with the story of a young CEO named Deena who fights various business challenges (mainly environmental) faced by a top ranking multinational company. This part tries to summarize the tale of a corporation’s profit … Continue reading

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(1 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

INTRODUCTION Sustainability is rapidly becoming a mainstream business issue, primarily because environmental, social and regulatory compliance issues are having growing financial impacts on companies. Ignoring a company’s environmental footprints may increase financial risks for organizations. By continuing in this path, a … Continue reading

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Risk: Concept & Components

(Photo Source: Google) Whenever there is a likelihood scenario of losing someone or something of value, there is risk associated. In a broader perspective, risk can also be understood as potential for loss. In financial terms, risk is either pure … Continue reading

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