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By Holly A. Duckworth,Andrea Hoffmeier

In an age while so much enterprise plans expand in simple terms to the following quarterly reporting interval, the authors of this publication suggest an audaciously longer view of destiny making plans. achieving past the trendy 5 or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a jap building corporation introduced in 578 advert that controlled to thrive as a family-owned enterprise for almost 1500 years.

With the 2010 booklet of a global regular on social accountability (ISO 26000), and elevated cognizance to sustainability and sustainability reporting, many corporations at the present time are heeding the decision to function with this typical in brain. besides the fact that, as soon as the tips are understood and the gaps measured, those comparable corporations usually fight in the course of implementation.

Leveraging many a long time of mixed adventure in caliber administration and Product improvement, the authors of this seminal publication offer a confirmed method to assist you flip details into motion. Defining precisely what social accountability capacity, A Six Sigma method of Sustainability introduces SOFAIR, a six-step technique for attaining sustainability via social accountability functionality development. This rigorous technique makes use of Six Sigma, and different approach development tools, as a foundation for maximizing the potency and effectiveness of your organization's social accountability functionality development attempt.

The publication explains and demonstrates the which means of CISR® - continuous development for social accountability - and illustrates the six-step SOFAIR method with many examples. The authors clarify how your latest organizational continuous development efforts will be tailored to additionally concentrate on sustainability. 4 case reports are only if display the applying of the method in production, healthcare, enterprise strategies, and daily own existence. eventually, the authors supply 10 belongings you can do this day as social accountability action.

Kongo Gumi represents the author’s target of sustainability, and activates the query, "What will your company appear like, now not in 5-10 years, yet in fifteen centuries?" This e-book offers a fashion so that you can take motion to create a extra sustainable surroundings the place your buyers, providers, staff, and groups can be found on your association for many years, or even centuries, to come.

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The six arms of many colours encircling the globe signify the variety of stakeholders engaged within the six-step SOFAIR approach, and the worldwide influence of CISR®.

CISR® is a registered trademark and will be used with permission for non-commercial use. touch: www.SherpaBCorp.com

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