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Environmental decision making in industry

Patricia L. Braden

Environmental decision making in industry

by Patricia L. Braden

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Published by University of Michigan in [Ann Arbor] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- Michigan.,
  • Decision making.,
  • Water quality management -- Michigan.,
  • Environmental policy -- Michigan.,
  • Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Michigan.

  • Edition Notes

    Grant 04-3-158-23.

    Statementby Patricia L. Braden and François J. Grossas.
    SeriesMICHU-SG -- 74-201., Technical report / Michigan Sea Grant Program -- no. 38., Technical report (Michigan Sea Grant Program) -- no. 38.
    ContributionsGrossas, François J., Michigan Sea Grant Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16109161M

    Book Description. Because of the complexity involved in understanding the environment, the choices made about environmental issues are often incomplete. In a perfect world, those who make environmental decisions would be armed with a foundation about the broad range of issues at stake when making such decisions. Get this from a library! Environmental dilemmas: ethics and decisions. [R J Berry;] -- This book is an account of the factors that have to be weighed in making decisions about the air we breathe, about energy sources, land use, animal welfare, commerical profit and so on. It will be of.

    Furthermore, this paper examines literature surrounding hotel selection processes well as customer decision-making process that is extremely needed in fast growing hospitality industry.   An environmental analysis in plays an essential role in business management by providing possible opportunities or threats outside the company in its external environment. The purpose of an environmental analysis is to help to develop a plan by keeping decision .

    (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Because of the complexity involved in understanding the environment, the choices made about environmental issues are often incomplete. In a perfect world, those who make environmental decisions would be armed with a foundation about the broad range of issues at stake when making such decisions. Health and Environment Analysis for Decision-Making Project 4 The HEADLAMP process 6 Summary 8 References 8 Chapter 2 REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL ENVIRON- MENTAL HEALTH DECISION-MAKING 11 The essence of environmental health decision-making 11 Historical development of environmental health decision-making


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This environmental factor, according to James Neblett, involves the number of suppliers in the industry and the suppliers'--as well as the company's--bargaining power. For example, a few large suppliers that dominate the market and supply material for which there is no good substitute often means that companies needing those supplies pay higher.

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