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Robert M. Monczka + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285869681

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Robert M. Monczka + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285869681
Chapter 3, Problem 6DQ
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Companies such as Walmart and IBM are enforcing environmental performance in their supply base. What do you suppose is the motivation for doing so? How does this decision impact the brand of these and other companies?

Summary Introduction

To discuss: The motivation to enforce environmental performance in the supply base of Company W and Company I and its impact.

Introduction: Policy statement is a set of methods or behaviors that are accepted in an organization. It would provide a guideline to the employees on the things to do in an organization for a specific purpose, which would stabilize the conduct of every employee.

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Determine the motivation to enforce environmental performance in the supply base of Company W and Company I:

A business must contribute in developing the environmental conditions. Many business does it through Corporate Social Responsibility where companies contribute a part of their effort in developing their surrounding environment.

A business must be environment friendly, as consumers are becoming more environmental conscious and became more concerned about the preserving the environment. A firm can easily develop its goodwill when it cares for its environment and it would also help the firm to survive in future market...

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