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Sustainability Assessment of Manufacturing Organizations Based on Indicator Sets: A Formal Concept Analysis [chapter]

Yasamin Eslami, Michele Dassisti, Hervé Panetto, Mario Lezoche
2019 Msphere  
A Formal Concept Analysis was run to look over the indicators and their interpretations to reach a given degree of sustainability of the organization.  ...  To this point, an analysis is conducted on the sustainability assessment of 100 manufacturing organizations using GRI indicators for assessing their sustainability state.  ...  To serve this purpose, an analysis has been conducted on the sustainability reports of 100 manufacturing organizations and a Formal Concept analysis (FCA) was run on the results to get deep into the definition  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-11683-5_4 fatcat:fkmzksc5rzdtlk7ls344f4qdgq

Setting the bar: Standards for ecosystem services

Stephen Polasky, Heather Tallis, Belinda Reyers
2015 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
However, changing policy and management is a long-term project, one that raises a number of specific practical challenges.  ...  Many standard-setting organizations already exist, and the research community will make the most headway toward rapid uptake of ecosystem service science by working directly with these organizations.  ...  Similarly, life cycle assessment (LCA), now a formalized and standardized analysis, has not always been so.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1406490112 pmid:26082540 pmcid:PMC4475943 fatcat:hiwtqq5sfnb4lhzvqtq3zfrlue

Fuzzy set theory driven maintenance sustainability performance assessment model: a multiple criteria approach

Małgorzata Jasiulewicz-Kaczmarek, Patryk Żywica, Arkadiusz Gola
2021 Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing  
The paper presents a new method to solve the problem of the initial maintenance indicator merge into a new synthetic index that allows measuring the level of maintenance sustainability.  ...  The proposed approach allows to look at the process of combining indicators from a different perspective (i.e. through interactions between criteria) to help decision-makers in improving economic, social  ...  To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creat iveco mmons .org/licen ses/by/4.0/.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10845-020-01734-3 fatcat:4grsxlmg4nevplqcs5ov6pweum

Supporting Early Stage Set-Based Concurrent Engineering with Value Driven Design

Alessandro Bertoni, Marco Bertoni
2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design  
, and enabling the integration of value models results into a Set-based Concurrent Engineering process.  ...  The paper presents an approach for the multidisciplinary value assessment of design concepts in sub-systems design, encompassing the high-level concept screening and the trade-off of different design concepts  ...  Technology, and from the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA), in the frame of the NFFP & VITUM project.  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.243 fatcat:ijxz24lggnb3rj4mjj7mqjg6o4

Let's Bargain! Setting Standards for Sustainable Biofuels

Philip Schleifer
2014 Social Science Research Network  
With a focus on private multi-stakeholder initiatives, it conducts an in-depth analysis of business-civil society interaction in the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels, a scheme created to define an internationally  ...  The research agenda is organised around a set of core themes and is continuously evolving, reflecting the changing agenda of European integration and the expanding membership of the European Union.  ...  Secondly, to begin the empirical analysis, some indicators are needed in order to assess whether the RSB constitutes an arena of meaningful deliberation or whether it is primarily a site of strategic behavior  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2539529 fatcat:o7qwgvs6azc6bpdgc22uge77vi

Fuzzy Set Models for Economic Resilience Estimation

Alexey Nedosekin, Zinaida Abdoulaeva, Evgenii Konnikov, Alexander Zhuk
2020 Mathematics  
The simplest models are Zadeh linguistic variables that describe key performance indicators (KPIs). The BSC model is an acyclic graph with fuzzy links that are calibrated based on special rules.  ...  Matrix rows present strategic perspectives, matrix columns present strategic maps. (2) Resilience assessment models are based on fuzzy logic and soft computing, combined with systemic-cybernetic approaches  ...  Based on the data of this reporting, 12 Figure 2 . 2 Resilience express assessment method. Figure 3 . 3 A comprehensive method for assessing resilience based on a 4x6 matrix model.  ... 
doi:10.3390/math8091516 fatcat:h3kzoh3l3zbvlpizvhfvnxf4j4

Goal / target Setting and Performance Assessment as Tool for Talent Management

Shikha Sahai, A.K. Srivastava
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
It discusses a newly implemented goal setting, performance management and employee development practices of the firm.  ...  A case study of best practices in talent management is followed using personal interviews and archival data as shared by the organization.  ...  On closer analysis of Samridhi Enterprises, we found that the basic flaw in the goal setting and performance appraisal system is that though both of them have their own set of strengths but they do not  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.290 fatcat:awqmupl3dfc5hnq54b2ovev4qi

A conceptual framework for selecting environmental indicator sets

David Niemeijer, Rudolf S. de Groot
2008 Ecological Indicators  
e c o l o g i c a l i n d i c a t o r s 8 ( 2 0 0 8 ) 1 4 -2 5  ...  Acknowledgements The research for this paper was carried out as part of a project on the ''Development of ecological indicators for sustainable food production'' project of the PROFETAS (Protein Foods,  ...  The authors would like to thank Harry Aiking, the anonymous reviewers and the editors for their useful comments on earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2006.11.012 fatcat:rxzrkddtnzfglfdw7s447gfuny

Minimum data sets ‐ finding the balance in benchmarking

Danny Shiem‐Shin Then
1996 Facilities  
Aims to raise awareness of the cost premiums involved in data collection. Examines benchmarking, its goals and appropriate support, and explains the process of benchmarking.  ...  Highlights the importance of distinguishing between data and information.  ...  On the supply side, sensing an unfilled market demand, consultants/institutions, often give the impression of offering a quick solution with their own data set of performance indicators based on their  ... 
doi:10.1108/02632779610108495 fatcat:yoqo5eynbfg2dozr4pg2c3ix3e

Settings' based health promotion: a review

S. Whitelaw
2001 Health Promotion International  
Over the past 10 years, 'settings' based health promotion has become a central feature of efforts to promote health that recognize the significance of context.  ...  Emerging in part from a perception of an over-reliance on individualistic methods, the approach was built on a profound belief in its value and deployed a range of novel theoretical resources, mainly from  ...  Table 1 : 1 Five types of settings based health promotion Type Core perspective/ Relationship between Practical focus Indicative contributory Indicators analysis of the health promotion of  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapro/16.4.339 pmid:11733453 fatcat:yq7bvcqyp5gqvknmcdmohcbr64

Health-promoting workplaces--international settings development

C. Chu
2000 Health Promotion International  
This is followed by an overall assessment of the barriers and keys to the success of workplace health pro-motion and the presentation of an evaluation framework for assessing workplace health.  ...  This paper describes two recently established regional networks in workplace health promotion, and examines their history, current status, strategies and models of good practices.  ...  In this regard, it would be useful to develop a set of indicators to collect baselines of workplaces and to assess outcomes. (Chu et al., 1997) .  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapro/15.2.155 fatcat:4m3gypptt5dflfpz3esghfwqxm

Towards a Customer-Driven Value Chain Framework – A Set-Based Oriented Approach [chapter]

João Bastos, Américo Azevedo, Paulo Ávila
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In particular this work describes the ongoing implementation of the proposed concepts through a web-based collaborative portal.  ...  The present paper addresses the main collaborative business processes tailored for responsiveness and efficient use of knowledge on customized manufacturing environments through a lean-based framework  ...  Fund, and by national funds, through the Portuguese funding agency, FCT -Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24141-8_19 fatcat:uxwsddnv6fbhpjf6tt35rpygce

Application of machine learning and rough set theory in lean maintenance decision support system development

Katarzyna Antosz, Małgorzata Jasiulewicz-Kaczmarek, Łukasz Paśko, Chao Zhang, Shaoping Wang
2021 Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc  
Lean maintenance concept is crucial to increase the reliability and availability of maintenance equipment in the manufacturing companies.  ...  Therefore, in this paper by using machine learning methods and rough set theory a new approach was proposed.  ...  The analysis of this indicators was based on the following criteria: enterprise size and industry.  ... 
doi:10.17531/ein.2021.4.12 fatcat:5erlvdfwszdc7gcvtnht5y6eoi

Requirements Engineering for an Industrial Symbiosis Tool for Industrial Parks Covering System Analysis, Transformation Simulation and Goal Setting

Lütje, Wohlgemuth
2020 Administrative Sciences  
Many Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools have been developed to facilitate IS, but they predominantly focus on the as-is analysis of the IS system, and do not consider the development of a  ...  One of the main goals of IS is the set-up of advanced circular/cascading systems, in which the energy and material flows are prolonged for multiple utilization within industrial systems in order to increase  ...  Eco-benefits assessment on urban industrial symbiosis based on material flow analysis and emergy evaluation approach: a case of Liuzhou City, China.  ... 
doi:10.3390/admsci10010010 fatcat:pmorwm74dzdc3cdjjx6pyfwgau

Consumers��� responses to CSR in a cross-cultural setting

Hakan Karaosman, Gustavo Morales-Alonso, Mercedes Grijalvo, Collins Gyakari Ntim
2015 Cogent Business & Management  
The fundamental dimension for sampling was consumers' interest and knowledge of CSR-related issues. The data were examined by constant comparison analysis.  ...  Consumers' responses to CSR activities and the impact on the purchase decision are limited discourses. CSR-based studies in the fashion and apparel industry are also scarce.  ...  The tape-based analysis is a widely used method in which the researcher listens to the recordings and creates a transcript by organizing the ideas (Onwuegbuzie et al., 2009 ).  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311975.2015.1052916 fatcat:i76rvk4cgzej7ljymttmmzf6ii
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