Operations Management Challenges for Some “Clean-Tech” Firms

Operations Management Challenges for Some “Clean-Tech” Firms

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
2013, Vol. 15, Issue 4, Pages 527-536
This article describes the production processes of and operations management (“OM”) challenges facing several innovative “clean-tech companies. The organizations under consideration comprise those in the energy-efficient building, transportation, renewable energy, and carbon sequestration sectors. The article aims to engage the academic OM community in identifying and addressing critical operations management challenges in the creation of an environmentally sustainable economy.