Yarra Valley Water: Learning and change for sustainability

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dc.contributor.author Crittenden, Patrick en_US
dc.contributor.author Benn, Suzanne en_US
dc.contributor.author Dunphy, Dexter en_US
dc.contributor.editor S, Benn, D. Dunphy, B. Perrott en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:32:08Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:32:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005177 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Crittenden Patrick, Benn Suzanne, and Dunphy Dexter 2011, 'Yarra Valley Water: Learning and change for sustainability', Tilde University Press, Prahhan, Vic, pp. 147-161. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 9780734611284 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17839
dc.description.abstract Today humankind faces two major crises. The first is the global financial crisis which began in 2008. The second is ecological and has been slowly building since the industrial revolution. The ecological crisis is now gaining momentum as we witness the meltdown of the world?s glaciers and a range of related issues such as widespread weather volatility, desertification and food shortages. The two crises are intimately related. In the words of leading ecologist Tim Flannery: `We have become the `future eaters?, living beyond the earth?s ability to replace the resources we consume?. As a consequence, there is a need for up-to-date, relevant course materials?and particularly case studies?addressing the challenges ahead. Cases in Corporate Sustainability and Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach includes Australian and New Zealand as well as international cases. Corporate sustainability is increasingly central to strategy in modern businesses. Learning about sustainability lends itself to the use of case studies because: (1) case studies demonstrate that sustainability is not some fantasy but a business imperative; (2) sustainability issues do not come in neat packages but cut across the traditional academic disciplines; and (3) case studies allow the relevance of theories to be tested. As the title of this book indicates, the primary emphasis is on corporate sustainability but an emphasis has also been placed on corporate change. Sustainability will not be achieved through technological fixes alone; corporate culture needs to change also. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Tilde University Press en_US
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dc.title Yarra Valley Water: Learning and change for sustainability en_US
dc.parent Cases in Corporate Sustainability & Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Prahhan, Vic en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 147 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 161 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
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dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Business and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
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