Research on Sustainability


As part of the worldwide incessant efforts to align and pressure businesses towards environmental conscious, the nature and discipline of management shifted from the calls for profits as the only game for a business’ existence (a concentration of profit as the excess of economic costs). From the United Nations through to the Kaizen to modern day TBL reporting, sustainability an issue has become a routine topic.

A host of literature has been widely documented for international businesses, for example the UK and USA, but little has been written for low economically developed countries. This has been a by-product of historical factors, high levels of poor governance, and a prolonged economic turbulence. Camouflaged by voluminous and unprecedented levels of importation of all manufactured goods and exportation of agricultural products, the majority of low economically developed entrepreneurs have been vastly small-and-medium sized (SMEs). There was no research attempt on them.


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