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Cultural Dimension Supply Chain Sustainability Adapted from: Larson & Khare (2013) January 25, 2021
Triple Bottom Line – supporting facets Carter, Craig R. & Dale S. Rogers (2008), “A framework of sustainable supply chain management: moving toward new theory,” International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management , Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 360-387. Risk management Transparency Strategy and (organizational) culture
National and organizational culture Organizational culture is a system of shared assumptions, values, and beliefs, which governs how people behave in organizations. Every organization develops and maintains a culture, which provides guidelines and boundaries for the behavior of the members of the organization. acteristics.html National culture is about the value differences between groups of nations and/or regions. del-of-national-culture/
little s; BIG S BIG S Social Economic Environmental Cultural/spiritual little s economic environmental DOING RIGHT THINGS e.g. reduction of consumption (lean consumption), living wage doing things right e.g. idling reduction, packaging reduction, lean production “In every deliberation we must consider the impact on the seventh generation ... even if it requires having skin as thick as the bark of a pine.” - Great Law of the Iroquois
The 4 th dimension – cultural/spiritual C r e a ti v e C i t y N e t w o r k o f C a n a d a ( 2 0 0 7 ) , E x p l o r i n g t h e C u l t u r a l D i m e n s i o n s o f S u s t a i n a b i l i t y , C r e a ti v e C i t y N e w s , S p e c i a l E d i ti o n 4 .
Creative City Network of Canada (2007), “Exploring the Cultural Dimensions of Sustainability,” Creative City News , Special Edition 4.
Culture – the fourth dimension Circular economy Lean logistics Indigenous perspectives
Japan has moved towards a highly efficient circular economy thanks primarily to the pioneering Law for the Promotion of Efficient Utilization of Resources, passed in 2000. The law, which treats materials as circular goods, covers products’ entire lifespans . Manufacturers are required to also run disassembly plants, with material recovery mandated as well. That turns the

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