Proposing an Environmental Excellence Self-Assessment Model

  • Peter Meulengracht Jensen
  • John Johansen
  • Brian Vejrum Waehrens
  • Md. Shewan-Ul-Alam
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This paper presents an Environmental Excellence Self-Assessment (EEA) model based on the structure of the European Foundation of Quality Management Business Excellence Framework. Four theoretical scenarios for deploying the model are presented as well as managerial implications, suggesting that the EEA model can be used in global organizations to differentiate environmental efforts depending on the maturity stage of the individual sites. Furthermore, the model can be used to support the decision-making process regarding when organizations should embark on more complex environmental efforts to continue to realize excellent environmental results. Finally, a development trajectory for environmental excellence is presented.


Environmental Sustainability Self-Assessment Global Operations Management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Meulengracht Jensen
    • 1
  • John Johansen
    • 1
  • Brian Vejrum Waehrens
    • 1
  • Md. Shewan-Ul-Alam
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Industrial ProductionAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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