Sustainable Business Management: Chapter 1 Quiz

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What are the three domains of the Global Ethical Trilemma proposed in Sustainable Business Management?

People, Planet, Profit

In what decade did the first awareness arise that economic growth could not be unlimited?

1970s

What was the impact of technological revolution on production efficiency?

Increased consumption and resource use

What is the window of opportunity for sustainable business development described as?

Practically implementable

What organization first raised awareness about the limitations of unlimited economic growth?

Club of Rome

What visible effects in the 21st century have contributed to increased awareness of the need for sustainable business management?

Increasing climate change and microplastics

According to Carroll's Pyramid, what is the basic responsibility of all businesses?

To create goods and services that society wants

What is the main idea behind Red-Green Planetarism in sustainable business management?

Economic growth is seen as counterproductive

What does Kuznet’s curve refer to in the context of sustainable business management?

Resources for 'green behaviour' are only available when basic needs are filled

What is the main concern regarding planetary boundaries?

We will use '3 earths' per year by 2050 in terms of resources and waste disposal

What is the core aspect of Global-Social Democracy in sustainable business management?

Improving the global common good

What does Sustainable Business Management Global-Social Democracy aim to achieve?

'Improve the global common good'

What is the key focus of Eco-Efficient Capitalism in sustainable business management?

'Creating a greener environment'

Which approach addresses both the ecological and social aspect of sustainability?

'Avoid depletion of resources' and 'Ensure basic life quality for every individual'

What does Corporate Governance focus on in sustainable business management?

'Ensuring legal compliance within boundaries of the law'

What is the primary purpose of Carroll’s Pyramid in sustainable business management?

To create expectations that society has of business including Economic, Legal, Ethical, and Discretionary/Philantropic responsibilities

What is the focus of Philantropic Responsibility according to Carroll’s Pyramid?

Engaging employees in volunteering

What is the main concern addressed by Environmental Awareness in sustainable business management?

Planetary boundaries being close to overstepped

What is the focus of the Triple Bottom Line in sustainable business management?

Balancing economic prosperity with social and environmental sustainability

What was the impact of the technological revolution on production efficiency in the 80's and 90's?

Enhanced efficiency leading to increased production and resource consumption

What is the primary concern addressed by the Global Ethical Trilemma in sustainable business management?

Balancing economic growth with ecological preservation

Which organization first raised awareness about the limitations of unlimited economic growth?

The Club of Rome

What is the core focus of Eco-Efficient Capitalism in sustainable business management?

Achieving a balance between economic growth and environmental conservation

What does the term 'the window of opportunity for the future' refer to in sustainable business development?

The potential for future sustainable business practices

What is the main objective of Sustainable Business Management Global-Social Democracy?

Balancing economic growth with social equality

What visible effects in the 21st century have contributed to increased awareness of the need for sustainable business management?

Climate change, microplastics, and rising social problems

What is the primary concern addressed by Environmental Awareness in sustainable business management?

'The Tragedy of the Commons' scenario

What is the main concern regarding planetary boundaries in sustainable business management?

Striking a balance between economic development and planetary limitations

What is the main idea behind Red-Green Planetarism in sustainable business management?

Balancing ecological preservation with global economic development

What does Corporate Governance focus on in sustainable business management?

Establishing ethical standards and accountability within organizations

Test your knowledge of sustainable business development and management concepts such as the definition of SBM, the triple bottom line, and the global ethical trilemma. Explore the practical aspects of sustainable business management and its potential for the future.

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