Volume 13 Number 4 Year - 2019

Number of articles: 20



MAIN BENEFITS OF INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS THROUGH LITERATURE REVIEW

Authors: Subrata Talapatra, Gilberto Santos, Kutub Uddin, Filipe Carvalho

Abstract: The main aim of this paper is to prepare a comprehensive list of benefits offered by Integrated Management System (IMS) discussed in the previous literature. This paper had followed a methodology for literature review based on the keyword search in the electronic database of Web of science, Science direct, Scopus and Emerald. Findings of this literature review have unveiled several important and interesting benefits offered by the integrated management system and wider scope of integration. Several studies have confirmed the listed benefits of integrated management system, namely, Quality Management System (QMS) according ISO 9001, Environmental Management System (EMS) according ISO 14001 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) according ISO 45001/BS OSHAS 18001. Moreover, this study has highlighted some dimensions of future study in line with the analysis of benefits of integrated management system.

Keywords: Quality, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety, Integrated Management Systems, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001

DOI: 10.24874/IJQR13.04-19

Article info: pp. 1037-1054

Recieved: 30.05.2019  Accepted: 05.09.2019  UDC: 006.013   Downloads: 24


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