Concepts of Sustainability in Business
Overview: You will submit a sustaining operations case study analysis that will discuss the emerging concepts of sustainability in business management,specifically the topics of corporate responsibility and environmental compliance. This case study analysis will be incorporated into the final summative analysis.This milestone is due in Module Five.Prompt: Refer to the case study (located in the Reading and Resources area of Module One) and thecourse materials to answer the following items. Specifically,the following critical elements must be addressed:I. Theories and TechniquesA. Summarize the following theories: just in time (JIT), Toyota Production System (TPS), and Lean. How are these concepts related? Describe theadvantages and disadvantages for using each of theseconcepts at the company presented in the case study.II. SustainabilityA. Describe how the emerging concept of the triple bottom line can be used to enhance operations management atthe company. Be sure toaddress each component of the triple bottom line.B. Explain how the company integrates ISO 14000 standards in itsmanufacturing plants. Support your explanation with citations from yourtextbook or outside sources.C. Describe ways by which the company can integrate corporate responsibility principles into their operations. Which of these doyou believe to bethe most effective? Why? Support your opinions with citations from your textbook or outside sources.Guidelines for Submission: The format for this assignment will be a Word document using a businesswriting format of your choice. There is no minimum pagelength requirement, but the submission should be double spaced, and no more than four pages in total. If you used a program such as Excel to complete any ofthe assignment, copy and paste this into your Word document for submission. You may also include your original document from anotherprogram assupplementary material if you believe this will strengthen your contribution.