Dear Colleagues,

'Greener Management International' Issue 35 is a special theme issue:

Edited by Joseph Sarkis, Clark University, USA

The way that organisations manage environmental policies and practices
throughout their supply chains is under-researched and for all but the most
proactive businesses, green supply-chain management remains in its infancy.
This is not surprising. Control of the supply chain is a difficult matter
with many factors to weigh up. However, with benefits such as improved
corporate image; reduced liability; improved business continuity; and even
reduced direct operational costs now becoming clearer, ŒGreener Management
International¹ has decided to devote a theme issue to make sense of current

Every organisation is a member of some supply chain or network. Within the
environmental management arena, many topical areas are influenced by or
influence the supply chain: Life-cycle analysis; product stewardship and
takeback; industrial ecology; and design for environment, all intertwine
with the way organisations manage their supply chains. The need for more
research to assess what works, what doesn¹t work and how to help improve the
greening of the supply chain through new tools and theoretical advances,
begins here.

Table of Contents

* Introduction
Joseph Sarkis, Clark University, USA

* Integrating Environmental Issues into Supplier Selection and Management: A
Study of Large and Medium-Sized State-Owned Enterprises in China
Qinghua Zhu and Yong Geng, Dalian University of Technology, People¹s
Republic of China

* Horses for Courses: Explaining the Gap between the Theory and Practice of
Green Supply
Frances E. Bowen, University of Sheffield Management School, UK
Paul D. Cousins, University of Melbourne, Australia
Richard C. Lamming, University of Bath, UK
Adam C. Faruk, Ashridge Centre for Business and Society, UK

* Customer and Supplier Relations for Environmental Performance
Gregory Theyel, California State University, USA

* Creating a Green Supply Chain
Hsien H. Khoo, National University of Singapore
Trevor A. Spedding, University of Greenwich, UK
Ian Bainbridge, University of Queensland, Australia
David M.R. Taplin, University College Cork, Ireland;
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

* A Total Product System Concept: A Case Study of the smart Automobile
James P. Warren, The Open University in the East of England, UK
Ed Rhodes and Ruth Carter, CASCAID, The Open University, UK

* Environmental Supply-Chain Innovation
Jeremy Hall, University of Calgary, Canada

* A Case Study of Green Supply-Chain Management at Advanced Micro Devices
Philip Trowbridge, Advanced Micro Devices Inc., USA

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