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In this thesis Vanessa Just casts an innovative light upon the current perspectives and the future trends related to sustainable business processes in global companies. Developing sustainable business processes in the present changing and challenging environment represents an up-to-date issue of high importance for both the academic and business environment. The thesis raises awareness among entrepreneurs and managers not only about developing sustainable business processes, but also about continuously improving them. ​

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Frontmatter

Chapter 1. Introduction

Abstract
Lately, the idea of sustainable advancement has faced an increased interest from scholars, policymakers and businessmen. However, for most business officials, the idea remains hypothetical. In many cases, this is due to the fact that, if sustainable advancement is about to reach its real potential, this must be holistically approached in all business processes developed in a company; an exercise quite hard to be accomplished.
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Chapter 2. Current Approaches To Business Processes And Project Management

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Throughout the 1990s, organizations started to expand their attention towards business structure and association. The accomplishment of process changes or advancement goals was improved with approaches such as the Business Process reengineering (Song & Choi, 2011).
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Chapter 3. Sustainability In Business Processes, Risk And Its Management

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The concept of sustainability is an ancient and widespread principle of human thought and action. Ever since ancient times, humans were guided by this principle and lived in harmony with nature, in a way that led to the preservation of resources.
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Chapter 4. Investigating Risk And Project Management In Business Performance, Considering Sustainability Issues

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There are changing expectations for sustainability, coupled with demands for efficiency, in planning, constructing and maintaining the environment. Balancing factors within the social, economical and ecological dimensions and properly handling trade-offs in time (the long and short term) and space (local, regional and global effects) is at the core of sustainability thinking.
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Chapter 5. Trends In Performant Business Models In A Sustainable Context. A Case Study In The Transport Industry

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Since the start of the twentieth century industries have changed from concentrating on raw materials and on activities specific to the primary sector, to assembling, administrations, optional division and other activities specific to the tertiary sector. All organizations are influenced by this advancement and they are presently orienting towards benefit-based models.
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Chapter 6. Research On The Improvement Of Business Processes In Global Companies Within A Sustainable Framework

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Organizations are concentrating on corporate supportability in different ways. In any case, effective maintainability programs systematically address vital, operational, synergistic, and administration prerequisites. The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Finance Initiative, addresses the connection between business organizations and four general gatherings of partners: suppliers, inner (representatives), customers and investors, society and the environment.
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