Analytical Tools for Environmental Design and Management in by Nicoline Wrisberg, Helias A. Udo de Haes, Ursula

By Nicoline Wrisberg, Helias A. Udo de Haes, Ursula Triebswetter, Peter Eder, R. Clift

The goal of this booklet is to hyperlink call for and provide of environmental info within the box of lifestyles Cycle administration. The ebook is predicated at the result of the CHAINET concerted motion financed through EU-DGXII for the paintings interval 1998-2000, and is meant to construct bridges among the several clinical groups within the box of existence Cycle administration. A established process is undefined, that means that either call for and provide of environmental details are characterized, and then the 2 are linked.

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5, is between: • Decisions with agreed criteria 13, in which the decision is made by one individual or by a group that has agreed in advance on the criteria to be used in reaching the decision. This prior normative process may be implicit or explicit. Given the view 13 Note that Cohon (1978) refers to this as 'single decision-maker problems', however this term may be confusing since there may be more stakeholders involved in the decision. 24 Chapter 2 of the finn as a social system with culture, nonns and values, decisions within a finn are nonnally in this category.

In the next step, a strategic plan is developed where various alternatives are compared, including the drawing of road maps for the implementation. One of the most difficult steps then is the implementation of the new strategy into both the organisation and everyday company life. Hereby the management procedures from environmental management systems can often provide useful input. , some companies produce an integrated annual and environmental report in order to monitor their targets (for a similar example see also p.

For the situation with agreed criteria five different steps are distinguished. 1. The first step, issue identification, defines the problem at hand using information on societal developments. The next step sets the criteria to be used for judging different decision options. Stakeholder preferences play an important role in this step. The following step involves the generation of options in line with the decision criteria. The different options are assessed against the previously determined criteria in the following step.

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