Tonya Boone

Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Mason School of Business, College of William and Mary, and a Visiting Scholar at the Indian School of Business (ISB).

Cultural Perspectives on Sustainability

What impact does cultural orientation have on consumers’ attitudes to managerial practices in different parts of the world and how can this knowledge benefit organisations? Professors Tonya Boone and Rishtee Kumar Batra share insights from their research on Indian and American consumers’ perceptions about sustainability. Management   research  has focussed  a great deal on understanding how cultural difference influences employees’ and consumers’ interactions …

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Fashion Industry: A Story of Consumption and Waste

Professor Tonya Boone draws upon her research on sustainable supply chains to discuss the impact of fashion industry on the environment and the implications of fast fashion for India. The fashion industry is one of the largest industrial sectors in the world. According to United Nations Environmental Program, the fashion sector – comprising textile and apparel creation and production, is the …

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