||Findings and Recommendations on Lean Production and Environmental Management Systems in the Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Sector.
||Ross and Associates Environmental Consulting, Ltd., Seattle, WA.
||15 Oct 2004
Shipbuilding industry ;
Environmental performance ;
Management planning and control ;
Business models ;
Management framework ;
Lean production ;
Environmental Management Systems (EMSs) ;
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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The purpose of this report is to summarize research and findings on the relationship between lean production and environmental management systems (EMSs) in the shipbuilding and ship repair sector. In addition, this report includes recommendations for actions the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could consider taking to improve environmental performance related to lean and EMS. The report is organized into the following sections: I. Research Methodology II. Background on Lean Production and Environmental Management Systems III. Lean and EMS Findings IV. Lean and EMS Opportunity Areas V. Recommendations for EPA.