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

    Fernández Alarcón, Vicenç; Albareda Sambola, Maria; Simó Guzmán, Pep; Sallán Leyes, José María; Enache, Cristina Mihaela; Mula Bru, Josefa; De la Fuente, Victoria (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    This editorial reflects some relevant information about the evolution of JIEM during 2011, together with novel features that have been implemented so far or which are planned to be realized.
  • Development and evaluation of an integrated emergency response facility location model 

    Hong, Jae-Dong; Xie, Yuanchang; Jeong, Ki-Young (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose and compare the performance of the “two” robust mathematical models, the Robust Integer Facility Location (RIFL) and the Robust Continuous Facility Location (RCFL) models, ...
  • A study on RFID adoption for vehicle tracking in container terminal 

    Ting, S.L.; Wang, L.X.; Ip, W.H. (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: Numerous studies discuss that Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology can provide better container handling efficiency; however, relative lack of research concerns the tracking and monitoring the movement ...
  • Examining green production and its role within the competitive strategy of manufacturers 

    Baines, Tim; Brown, Steve; Benedettini, Ornella; Ball, Peter (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: This paper reviews current literature and contributes a set of findings that capture the current state-of-the-art of the topic of green production. Design/methodology/approach: A literature review to capture, ...
  • An estimate of maintenance efficiency in Brown-Proschan imperfect repair model with bathtub failure intensity 

    Krit, Makram; Rebai, Abdelwaheb (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: Estimate the maintenance efficiency in the Brown-Proschan model with the bathtub failure intensity. Design/methodology/approach: Empirical research through which we propose a framework to establish the ...
  • Integration of fuzzy Shannon’s entropy with fuzzy TOPSIS for industrial robotic system section 

    Chaghooshi, Ahmad Jafarnejad; Fathi, Mohammad Reza; Kashef, Mojtaba (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: The aim of this study is applying a new method for Industrial robotic system selection. Design/methodology/approach: In this paper, the weights of each criterion are calculated using fuzzy Shannon’s Entropy. ...
  • Optimization of sawing in wood transformation primary industries 

    Danwe, Raïdandi; Bindzi, Isaac; Meva'a, Lucien (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: The loss of raw materials in wood cutting industries has reached high proportions (30 to 36% of volume yield, Ngolle Ngolle, 2009). The purpose of this paper is to solve the problem of optimising the production ...
  • An approach to identify issues affecting ERP implementation in Indian SMEs 

    Basu, Rana; Upadhyay, Parijat; Das, Manik C.; Dan, Pranab K. (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the findings of a study which is based on the results of a comprehensive compilation of literature and subsequent analysis of ERP implementation success issues in context ...
  • Strengths and weaknesses of computer science degrees: The perception from European students 

    Porta, Marcela; Martínez Costa, Carme; Mas Machuca, Marta; Mas Machuca, Marta (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: The following investigation aims to highlight strengths and weaknesses of the computer science degree from the part of students. Design/methodology/approach: This paper presents the results of a quantitative ...
  • Building competitive advantage through platform-based product family thinking: Case powerpacks 

    Ohvanainen, Jukka; Hietikko, Esa (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss through the main aspects and principles of successful platform-based product family development and management. For example car industry and car manufacturers take advantage ...
  • A conceptual assessment model to identify phase of industrial cluster life cycle in Indonesia 

    Handayani, Naniek Utami; Cakravastia, Andi; Diawati, Lucia; Bahagia, Senator Nur (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this research is to develop an assessment model to identify phase of industrial cluster life cycle which comprises definition of the cycle phases, identification of assessment components, and ...
  • Applying an empathic design model to gain an understanding of consumers’ cognitive orientations and develop a product prototype 

    Luh, Ding-Bang; Ma, Chia-Hsiang; Hsieh, Ming-Hsuan; Huang, Cheng-Yong (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-04)
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    Purpose: Consideration of consumer opinion is a key success factor when it comes to developing a new product. However, businesses may lack suitable methods for this, and designers may lack practical training, with both ...