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91. green supply chain management case study of wal mart

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  1. 1. 1 Green Supply Chain Management: Case study of Wal-Mart Table of Content Green Supply Chain Management: Case study of Wal-Mart.............................................. 1 1 Introduction.......................................................................................................................... 2 2 Literature Review................................................................................................................. 2 3 Green supply chain management of Walmart...................................................................... 4 4 Counter-Arguments to Wal-Mart Going Green................................................................... 6 5 Conclusion ........................................................................................................................... 8 Reference.................................................................................................................................... 9
  2. 2. 2 1 Introduction Recently, being green and ethical is no longer defied as one of organization options, rather is essential for all firms and related organizations in management of supply chain. In general, green supply chain management is considered as integration environmental thoughts into supply chain management, which is included of design of products, sources of materials, process of manufacture, delivery of products and management of end-of-life products. Practically, firms those have employed green supply chain management are admitted that being environmental consciousness is a win-win situation for both environment and business. Taking Wal-Mart as the case study, this study examine the benefits as well as counter arguments of going green for firms in supply chain management. ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 2 Conclusion This study has first provided literature review on theoretical and empirical studies towards issues related to supply chain management as well as green supply chain management. Throughout the case study of Wal-Mart, this study has examined the sustainable strategy through green supply chain management as well as indicated several issues towards this strategy. This document is provided by: VU Thuy Dung (Ms.) Manager Center for Online Writing Resources Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/vu.thuydung.5076 Email : assignmentsource@gmail.com Blogger : http://assignmentsource.blogspot.com/ Website : http://assignmentsource.com/
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