My empirical research integrates analysis at both the sectoral and firm levels to show the forces driving business support for eco-certification.It draws on original data gathered from in-depth fieldwork including over 100 interviews and two datasets of firm surveys.The Doctoral Degree of Management Programme in Leadership in Sustainable Development aims to provide in-service doctoral education for business executives through quality and systematic courses on various disciplines and corporate management, during which the candidates will have the chance to talk to ministers, professors, ambassadors and leaders of multinational corporations.
My empirical research integrates analysis at both the sectoral and firm levels to show the forces driving business support for eco-certification.It draws on original data gathered from in-depth fieldwork including over 100 interviews and two datasets of firm surveys.
To test the hypotheses derived from my theoretical model, I then study three of China’s agri-food value chains: seafood, palm oil and tea.
These three sectors were selected not only for the significant sustainability challenges they face, but also for their variation in market and governance structures that are likely to shape different diffusion pathways.
In the process, students are encouraged to develop and to critically explore specific strategies for implementing these philosophies. World-Class Faculty: Some lectures will be delivered by eminent professors from UPEACE and other renowned universities, renowned economists, etc., which aim to answer questions, enhance argumentative abilities and capability of responsible management. Blended Delivery: The flexibility of lectures and online virtual modules allows students to retain full-time employment while completing their coursework for a master's degree programme. Applied Learning: The programme focus on applied learning as hands-on learning creates a solid foundation for tackling the complexity of real-world issues.