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Continuous improvement planning through sustainability assessment of product-service systems

Negri, E and Holgado, M and Wagner, D and Grefrath, C and Macchi, M and Gudergan, G (2016) Continuous improvement planning through sustainability assessment of product-service systems. International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 18. pp. 168-190. ISSN 1746-6474

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Abstract

© Copyright 2016 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. The paper presents a methodology for the integrated sustainability assessment of a product-service system lifecycle, with the purpose to support continuous improvement on the side both of the manufacturer and of the user. Its eight steps are an extension of ISO 14040 life cycle assessment and consider all three sustainability dimensions - economic, environmental and social - And a service perspective, using the service unit. A set of indicators for the three dimensions, aligned to the service unit concept, is proposed based on literature suggestions.

Item Type: Article
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Divisions: Div E > Production Processes
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:11
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2017 01:38
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