Management for sustainable development

Growing environmental and social issues become more and more relevant challenges for modern organizations. These problems mainly stem from current management models. A continuously growing group of organizations consciously accept the responsibility and seek to implement management strategies fulfilling the sustainable development goals. The transition requires engagement of all market participants, regard for entire product life cycles and the related processes of design, production, logistics and utilization.

The Faculty’s employees, being aware of the aforementioned challenges and the corresponding research niches, have intensified their research activity in this area. The conducted research relates to sustainable production and consumption matters as well as circular economy model implementation strategies with special regard for the characteristics of selected brands, mainly those from Łódź and its surrounding region. Modern quality management requires an objective evaluation in this matter together with a broad range of stakeholders. A “Design for Excellence” approach becomes crucial in quality design and assessment, as well as analysis methods employing Life-Cycle Assessment and Life-Cycle Costing techniques. Environmental marking is becoming more and more important of a communication tool.

A valid aim of the conducted research is to search for solutions, enabling more significant recognition of human, safety and environmental impact factors in management through the previously enumerated methods and tools.

Due to the enumerated being key for modern city management, the Faculty’s employees also tackle problems of what the essence and conditions of smart city brand strategy implementation and delivery are, while simultaneously acknowledging the stance of diverse stakeholders with regard for the smart city brand including sustainable development concepts.

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