Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable Product-Service Systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable Product-Service Systems.

  1. 1. Product-service systems: Panacea or myth?

    Author : Oksana Mont; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Production technology; Produktionsteknik; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; communal washing centres.; car sharing; systems for sharing power tools and garden-care equipment; product policy; drivers and barriers for companies; servicising; life cycle thinking; Product-service systems; functional thinking;

    Abstract : Life cycle environmental problems have been addressed by a number of strategies. However, the results are mostly lamentable because solutions are searched for within the same paradigms that give rise to the problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Sustainability-driven Innovation through Product Service Systems

    Author : Anthony Thompson; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainable product innovation; sustainable product development; strategic sustainable development; product-service systems PSS ; decision support tools; life cycle management;

    Abstract : Increasing awareness of anthropogenic impacts on the planet has lead to efforts to reduce negative environmental impacts in product development for several decades. Benefits to companies who focus on sustainability initiatives have been put forth more recently, leading to many efforts to incorporate sustainability considerations in their product innovation processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Design of Product-Service Systems in SMEs : Exploring challenges and the influence of firm characteristics

    Author : Jennie Åkesson; Glenn Johansson; Koteshwar Chirumalla; Angelina Sundström; Matilda Watz; Mälardalens universitet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Product-Service Systems; Small and medium-sized enterprises; Servitization; challenges; SME characteristics; manufacturing companies; circular economy; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : The manufacturing industry is essential in the transition towards a Circular Economy and a more sustainable society. One way manufacturing companies can become more sustainable and contribute to a resource-efficient society is by offering Product-Service Systems (PSS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrating a Strategic Sustainable Development Perspective in Product-Service System Innovation

    Author : Anthony Thompson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable product innovation; Sustainable product development; Strategic sustainable development; Product-service systems PSS ; Life cycle management; Set-based product development;

    Abstract : There is an intersection of challenges where society’s social and ecological problems coincide with the industrial firm’s challenge to maintain profitability in a globalizing world. Products connect these challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. VALUE CO-CREATION FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT SERVICE SYSTEM DESIGN : OPPORTUNITY FOR GLOBAL MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

    Author : Yan Zhang; Tobias Larsson; Andreas Larsson; Kent R Johansson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Product-Service System; Manufacturing company; Innovation Framework; PSS design; Value Co-creation; Case study; Maskinteknik; Mechanical Engineering; Maskinteknik; Mechanical Engineering;

    Abstract : There is a gradually spreading servitization trend that is forcing industrial manufacturing companies acting in the global market to rethink their business. Manufacturing companies that were traditionally perceived as product-centered, are today increasingly influenced by a service-oriented theory, which claims that manufacturing companies are driven to shift their business focus towards a strategy where customer-perceived value is in the spotlight, and where products are bundled with services to offer Product-Service Systems (PSS). READ MORE