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FROM PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE TO THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE SMARTPHONE INDUSTRY: AN EVOLUTION OF STRATEGIES EMBODIED IN PRODUCT FEATURES

Mário Barros, Eric Dimla
2021 Proceedings of the Design Society  
This paper illustrates these relationships in context, taking the mobile phone industry as a case study.  ...  Using netnography as a method to collect data in a digital-mediated environment, this paper highlights how planned obsolescence strategies are embedded in product characteristics and summarises their evolution  ...  So far, research has not compared the evolution of PO strategies against circular economy practices by focusing on the relationship between strategy and product characteristics.  ... 
doi:10.1017/pds.2021.422 fatcat:leci2ghdtnaqpb6raf225jwrxa

PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE, CONSUMER PRACTICES AND DESIGN: A SURVEY ON CONSUMER GOODS

Lia Assumpção, Denise Dantas
2017 Mix Sustentável  
It also aimed to discuss the relationship between design and the studied phenomenon.  ...  between design and planned obsolescence.  ... 
doi:10.29183/2447-3073.mix2017.v3.n4.191-193 fatcat:xo3ppntsvvfkxgveciknbnf3km

Perceived product creativity and mental contrasting: Desired future on consumers' product replacement decisions

Yong Seok Sohn, Kun Woo Yoo, Jin K. Han
2018 Psychology & Marketing  
en route to affecting the consumers' product purchase/upgrade intentions.  ...  experiments, this study scrutinizes the fantasy realization model in context of attribute alignability/nonalignability, uncertainty in attribute meaningfulness and novelty, technological and psychological obsolescence  ...  Furthermore, future experiments could include bogus compliments or positive feedback about the creative potential of different products to examine the effects of consumers' reactions on goal attainment  ... 
doi:10.1002/mar.21156 fatcat:ts3tblzsqvd7jjs4uz5xzcseoe

Inadequate Life?Evidence of Consumer Attitudes to Product Obsolescence

Tim Cooper
2004 Journal of Consumer Policy  
Examining the process through which consumers periodically reevaluate their products, Granberg (1997) noted the fundamental distinction between absolute obsolescence and relative obsolescence.  ...  There was, however, no evidence of a relationship between the age of respondents and the condition of discarded items.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10603-004-2284-6 fatcat:r36fjqbjf5gotcxwtb3ugiwmne

Page 208 of Human Resources Abstracts Vol. 34, Issue 2 [page]

1999 Human Resources Abstracts  
Open-minded discussion of opposing views contributed to making these conflicts useful for productivity, relationship development, and unity.  ...  Equilibrium in the game between the durable goods monopolist and consumers depends on the extent of economic obsolescence and the relative sizes of the consumer groups.  ... 

Identifying Green Services using GSLA Model for Achieving Sustainability in Industries

Iqbal Ahmed, Hiroshi Okumura, Kohei Arai
2016 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Green SLA (GSLA) is a formal agreement between service providers/vendors and users/customers incorporating all the traditional/basic commitments (Basic SLAs) as well as incorporating Ecological, Economical  ...  There is an interesting relationship between existing User Satisfaction indicator with this entity.  ...  It could calculate from cost of energy, carbon/GHG emission, ICT product life cycle assessment, and or pollution level. There is an interesting relation between obsolescence and people.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2016.070922 fatcat:rci46nkoefhxrpi4jjjgow6w7q

Sustainable IT-Specific Human Capital: Coping with the Threat of Professional obsolescence

Damien Joseph, Christine Siew Kuan Koh, Arthur Chi Hao Foo
2010 International Conference on Information Systems  
The results obtained from a large sample of IT professionals are both consistent with and contrary to theorized relationships.  ...  This study contributes to research examining how IT professionals cope with the threat of professional obsolescence.  ...  Hypothesis 4d: The relationship between deferred updating and turnaway intent is moderated by organizational updating climate such that organization updating climate weakens the positive relationship between  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/JosephKF10 fatcat:tqpe2lp2qfc7pgfcanfzpgbhcu

Journals of general & internal medicine and surgery: An analysis and comparison of citation

Ming-yueh Tsay, Yi-ling Chen
2005 Scientometrics  
Wallace 10 examined the relationship between journal productivity and journal obsolescence.  ...  There are also some studies examining the relationship between journal productivity and obsolescence.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-005-0235-x fatcat:s3oifygr25d55jdelur7orlvui

System Engineering for dependency analysis - a Bayesian approach: application to obsolescence study

Amel Soltan, Sid-Ali Addouche, Marc Zolghadri, Maher Barkallah, Mohamed Haddar
2019 Procedia CIRP  
Moreover, a hybrid functional and physical architecture graph (HyFPAG) is the output which depicts the similarity between product families by providing design support to both, production system planners  ...  An illustrative case is developed with a focus of particular changes caused by obsolescence of component, function or functionality.  ...  To follow a logical sequence of operations, one must explicit relationships between entities. SE ontology is a set of entities and their relationships.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2019.04.253 fatcat:dakhnoavjvf3ncb6etq3bxdh3q

A LITERATURE REVIEW ON MITIGATION STRATEGIES FOR ELECTRICAL COMPONENT OBSOLESCENCE IN MILITARY-BASED SYSTEMS

Ryan Marcel Rust, Ahmad Elshennawy, Luis Rabelo
2022 South African Journal of Industrial Engineering  
Obsolescence Consequences, 2. Life Cycle Stages and Strategies for Life Cycle Management, 3. Design for Obsolescence and Cost Optimisation, and 4. Management and Tools.  ...  A deep dive into the literature shows that the main areas of concern for obsolescence are cost optimisation, obsolescence management, system life cycle, design/system refresh planning, architecture/open  ...  Figure 11 shows all the parties impacted by obsolescence, and the strong relationships that are needed between the DMSMS team and all those groups.  ... 
doi:10.7166/33-1-2519 fatcat:mfdg67baqraptgkpfug5ltufyy

Pendular Design. Connections Between Design and Mature Industries

Márcia Bergmann, Cláudio Magalhães
2022 DIID  
Thus, a theoretical and conceptual framework about the relationship between design and mature industry was built; five paradigms on industry maturity were proposed; and, finally, Design was featured using  ...  It stimulates the generation of knowledge and learning to identify, explore, imagine, propose, and promote tangible new relationships between production and consumption in mature industries.  ...  Thus, this study presents a framework for the relationship between design and mature industry.  ... 
doi:10.30682/diid7521l fatcat:7btokysnq5f4nb4uxopyrav67m

R&D and product obsolescence

Gregory E. Goering, John R. Boyce, James M. Collins
1993 Review of Industrial Organization  
Additionally, we provide an empirical example using data from the copier and computer industries which also suggests a strong positive relationship between the R&D intensity of a firm and the proportion  ...  We argue that the speed of new product development may be a more appropriate proxy for obsolescence than is durability.  ...  Note that in rental markets this commitment problem vanishes and planned obsolescence does not  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01024249 fatcat:qetlabxprzedzlgfvc7uwk7rim

Page 286 of The Accounting Review Vol. 14, Issue 3 [page]

1939 The Accounting Review  
At that time, obsolescence was regarded as a risk which had no relationship with the calculation of net earnings. Since the case of the Brooklyn Heights R. Co. v.  ...  Stated concisely, depreciation is caused by the use of cer- tain productive facilities in producing goods or services, while obsolescence leads to the non-use of certain productive facili- ties.  ... 

Page 37 of Southern Economic Journal Vol. 14, Issue 1 [page]

1947 Southern Economic Journal  
This is the true relationship between purposeful obso- lescence and suppression of patents.  ...  But mass-production, requiring continuous output to reduce overhead unit costs, puts a premium on volume sales.  ... 

Integrated vs. add-on: A multidimensional conceptualisation of technology obsolescence

Joseph Amankwah-Amoah
2017 Technological forecasting & social change  
in determining different types of obsolescence.  ...  In the past two decades, technology obsolescence has become an increasingly common feature of the global economy, often precipitated by new technological breakthroughs and innovations.  ...  Crossing these pillars produces the 2 x 2 matrix of technology obsolescence, representing the relationship between life cycle of a product and life cycle of a product's components/parts.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2016.10.006 fatcat:hprlp2fcgrhu5jgyyu4yunsddq
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