Implementing Proactive Environmental Management: Lessons Learned from Best Commercial Practice

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In this report the authors summarize and then give proposals on how the Department of Defense (DoD) may implement proactive environmental management to address the challenges of balancing its efforts to pursue core military, financial, and environmental goals successfully.

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Overview

In this report the authors summarize and then give proposals on how the Department of Defense (DoD) may implement proactive environmental management to address the challenges of balancing its efforts to pursue core military, financial, and environmental goals successfully.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780833030153
  • Publisher: Rand Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Pages: 67
  • Lexile: 1480L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.72 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 0.21 (d)

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The authors propose an approach to implementation based on total quality management, recommending that DOD use commercially developed TQM templates, which have been customized for application to sophisticated environmental management systems, to define and monitor the details of this implementation effort.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Tables
Examples
Summary
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Analytic Approach 5
Ch. 3 Central Policy Challenge: Integrate Environmental Missions and Functions with Core Missions and Functions 9
Ch. 4 Central Implementation Challenge 1: There are no Silver Bullets when Every Situation is Different 27
Ch. 5 Central Implementation Challenge 2: Radical Organizational Change Takes a Long Time 45
Ch. 6 Recommendation: Use Formal Quality Frameworks to Implement an Integration Policy 49
Bibliography 63
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