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EMS and sustainability: experiences with ISO 14001 and Eco-Lighthouse in Norwegian metal processing SMEs
Abstract The aim of the presented study is to extend current knowledge on manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) experiences with the implementation of the alternative environmentalExpand
On the application of lean principles in Product Development: a commentary on models and practices
Over the past decade, attempts have been made to apply lean principles to improve capabilities in Product Development (PD). However, methodologies from lean production are not directly applicable toExpand
On the use of directional and incremental prototyping in the development of high novelty products
Physical prototypes have always been important in engineering design. However, little is known about the role that prototypes play in the development of complex physical products. This paperExpand
The concept of sustainable manufacturing and its definitions: A content-analysis based literature review
Abstract The concept of sustainable manufacturing (SM) is becoming increasingly mature due to the focus on many of its research topics for a long time. This research has undoubtedly extended the bodyExpand
Application of numerical simulation in the bending of aluminium-alloy profiles
Abstract This paper deals with 3D elasto-plastic finite-element analyses of the production bending of aluminium extrusions. The overall objective of the study is to determine the applicability ofExpand
A Holistic approach to corporate sustainability assessment: Incorporating sustainable development goals into sustainable manufacturing performance evaluation
Abstract Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) in manufacturing is a framing of tools that guide the organization toward sustainable practices and indicate how the same organization contributesExpand
On the Applicability of Sustainability Assessment Tools in Manufacturing
Abstract The literature on sustainability assessment abounds with different tools, methods, models and frameworks, and the amount of literature on sustainability assessment applied to the field ofExpand
FROM LEAN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TO LEAN INNOVATION: SEARCHING FOR A MORE VALID APPROACH FOR PROMOTING UTILITARIAN AND EMOTIONAL VALUE
This paper considers the role of lean product development (LPD) as part of a company's overall innovation strategy. Our discussion contends that the value-concept in LPD is too strongly tied toExpand
Knowledge management of university-industry collaboration in the learning economy
Rapid transformation of technologies and markets challenge organizations to build structures and norms that promote learning and innovation. Up until now, however, knowledge management has not been aExpand
Maximizing Product Innovation through Adaptive Application of User-Centered Methods for Defining Customer Value
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Establishing deep understanding of customers is a prerequisite to improve success rates of innovations under current business conditions. Expand
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