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Using process redesign to improve DoD's environmental security program : remediation program management
Drezner, Jeffrey A.
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Santa Monica, CA : RAND, [1999]

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xviii, 99 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
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TD1040 .D74 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating

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Identifies activities the DoD could implement to improve its remediation of thousands of sites at active and closing installations and formerly used defense sites.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. iii
Figurep. vii
Tablesp. vii
Summaryp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Acronymsp. xvii
Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Research Approachp. 3
Organization of Reportp. 6
Chapter 2 Remediation Program Management Issuesp. 7
Managing Remediation Programsp. 7
Challenges for DoDp. 10
Chapter 3 Overview of Innovative Commercial Remediation-Management Practicesp. 13
Lessons from the Literaturep. 14
Framework Supporting Case Studiesp. 18
Chapter 4 Case 1. Remediation Program Management at Dupontp. 21
Corporate Environmental Policy and Practicep. 22
Remediation Program Policy and Philosophyp. 25
Management Structure and Responsibilitiesp. 27
Remediation Program Managersp. 32
Core Resourcesp. 33
DuPont Environmental Remediation Servicesp. 36
Legal Functionp. 37
Processes and Implementationp. 37
Performance Measurementp. 42
Regulatory and Community Interactionsp. 43
Cost and Financial Considerationsp. 45
Other Elementsp. 48
Risk Assessmentp. 48
Information Systemsp. 50
Lessons Learnedp. 51
Chapter 5 Case 2: Remediation Program Management at Olin Corporationp. 53
Corporate Environmental Management Policy and Performancep. 54
Remediation Policyp. 56
Context and General Management Philosophyp. 56
Program Management Structure, Roles, and Responsibilitiesp. 59
Site Managementp. 65
Use of External Sources for Servicesp. 66
Performance Measurement and Incentivesp. 68
Stakeholder Interactionsp. 74
Financial Costsp. 79
Organizational Changep. 83
Lessons Learnedp. 86
Chapter 6 Conclusionsp. 87
Bibliographyp. 93