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  • JIEM's third year - Present status and future avenues 

    Enache, Cristina Mihaela; Fernández Alarcón, Vicenç; Albareda Sambola, Maria; Simó Guzmán, Pep; Sallán Leyes, José María (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    This editorial builds upon the guidelines developed by the Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management (JIEM) since its inception (Sallan et al., 2010; Simo et al., 2009; Fernandez et al., 2008) and reflects some ...
  • The costs of poor data quality 

    Haug, Anders; Zachariassen, Frederik; Van Liempd, Dennis (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: The technological developments have implied that companies store increasingly more data. However, data quality maintenance work is often neglected, and poor quality business data constitute a significant cost ...
  • On the exact calculation of the mean stock level in the base stock periodic review policy 

    Babiloni Griñón, María Eugenia; Cardós Carboneras, Manuel; Guijarro, Ester (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: One of the most usual indicators to measure the performance of any inventory policy is the mean stock level. In the generalized base stock, periodic review policy, the expected mean stock during the replenishment ...
  • Application of a concept development process to evaluate process layout designs using value stream mapping and simulation 

    Jeong, Ki-Young; Phillips, Don T. (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: We propose and demonstrate a concept development process (CDP) as a framework to solve a value stream mapping (VSM) related process layout design optimization problem. Design/methodology/approach: A case study ...
  • Barriers to implement green supply chain management in automobile industry using interpretive structural modeling technique-An Indian perspective 

    Luthra, Sunil; Kumar, Vinod; Kumar, Sanjay; Haleem, Abid (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) has received growing attention in the last few years. Most of the automobile industries are setting up their own manufacturing plants in competitive Indian market. Due to public ...
  • A feasibility study of the implementation of total quality management based on soft factor 

    Shahin, Arash; Dabestani, Reza (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to examine the feasibility of implementing TQM based on soft factors, which can influence the successful implementation of TQM. Design/methodology/approach: A framework has been developed ...
  • Reverse Logistics: RFID the key to optimality 

    Asif, Rezwan (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to find ways to reduce uncertainties in Reverse logistic supply chain (RLSC) through the use of Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. Design/methodology/approach: This ...
  • Assessment of academic departments efficiency using data envelopment analysis 

    Agha, Salah R.; Kuhail, Ibrahim; Abdelnabi, Nader; Salem, Mahmoud; Ghanim, Ahmed (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: In this age of knowledge economy, universities play an important role in the development of a country. As government subsidies to universities have been decreasing, more efficient use of resources becomes important ...
  • Use of computers and applications by senior executives 

    Cano Giner, Josep Lluís (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: Analyze the relationship between the senior executive and ICT use. Design/methodology/approach: Empirical research through which we propose a framework to establish the main factors that might lead to an increase ...
  • Exploring technology acceptance for mobile services 

    Phan, Kenny; Daim, Tugrul (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: Mobile phone industries are no longer relying on voice services. It is predicted that data services are expected to be a remediation for the declining of average revenue per user (ARPU) in telecommunication market. ...
  • Evaluation of customer oriented success factors in mobile commerce using fuzzy AHP 

    Kabir, Golam; Akhtar Hasin, Ahsan (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: With the development of information technology, ordinary commercial activities are evolving into e-commerce. In e-commerce, users can access services from any place as long as information technology is available. ...
  • Enhancing quality of vocational training outcome to satisfy the labor market demands in Kuwait by using Quality Function Deployment method (QFD) 

    Ali Hamza, Riyadh Mohammed (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a system to enhance the quality of vocational training programs in Kuwait state by using the concept of Quality Function Deployment (QFD). Approach: The approach starts by ...