International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 4, P1037-1051 2018 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1498986 View full text
Chunguang Bai, Ahmet Satir, Joseph Sarkis

Abstract: Lean manufacturing practices (LMPs) and corporate environmental sustainability are becoming inextricably linked. Throughout the lean and green debate, many organisations have recognised that LMPs have implications for their sustainable development and competitive positioning. Not only LMPs are complex on their own, but when perceived from an environmental sustainability perspective, the decision to implement an LMP can become even more intricate. Although general tools exist, the lack of effective decision-mak…

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