This book is the first to address the practical concerns of the emerging profession of environmental management in a comprehensive form. On the basis of sound theoretical principles as well as a lifetime of experience, the author shows in a step-by-step process how an environmental management company or consulting firm can be organized. Among the topics discussed are * philosophical, ethical, and scientific foundations * the conceptual basis of environmental decisionmaking * organization of a private practice * day-to-day operation * legal and financial aspects * report preparation and presentation * cost-benefit analysis * future prospects of the profession. This hands-on introduction will be a valuable reference for students and professionals involved in environmental management and consulting, urban and regional planning, legal questions, and related areas of applied ecological research.
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Contents: Introduction: The New Profession of Environmental Management.- Philosophical, Ethical, and Technical Principles for Environmental Management.- The Conceptual Basis for Environmental Management.- Organization and Development of a Private Practice in Environmental Management.- Operation of an Environmental Management Practice.- Report Preparation and Presentation.- Savings From and Cost of Environmental Management.- Professionalization: Reality and Prospects.- Afterword.- Appendix.- Index
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Descrizione libro Springer, 1989. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0387969071
Descrizione libro Springer, 1989. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0387969071