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  • Measuring efficiency of lean six sigma project implementation using data envelopment analysis at NASA 

    Meza, David; Jeong, Ki-Young (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: This study aims to review the implementation of the Lean Six Sigma project methodology in the Johnson Space Center (JSC) business environment of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with an objective ...
  • Supply chain integration scales validation and benchmark values 

    Marin-Garcia, Juan A.; Alfalla-Luque, Rafaela; Medina-López, Carmen (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The clarification of the constructs of the supply chain integration (clients, suppliers, external and internal), the creation of a measurement instrument based on a list of items taken from earlier papers, the ...
  • Coordinating supplier-retailer using multiple common replenishment epochs with retailers’ choices 

    Hwang, Juhwen; Hwang, Juhwen (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: Provide a coordination strategy using multiple common replenishment epochs (MCRE) for a single-supplier multi-retailer supply chain. Design/methodology/approach: The demand of a product occurs only with a group ...
  • Simulation guided value stream mapping and lean improvement: A case study of a tubular machining facility 

    Xia, Wei; Sun, Jiwen (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: This paper describes a typical Value stream mapping (VSM) application enhanced by the discrete event simulation (DES) to a dedicated tubular manufacturing process. Design/Methodology/Approach: VSM is prescribed ...
  • Integration of Graph Theory and Matrix Approach with Fuzzy AHP for Equipment Selection 

    Fathi, Mohammad Reza; Safari, Hossein; Faghih, Alireza (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is applying a new integrated method to equipment selection. Design/methodology/approach: In this paper, we proposed the new integrated approach. Proposed approach is based on fuzzy ...
  • An inventory model of instantaneous deteriorating items with controllable deterioration rate for time dependent demand and holding cost 

    Mishra, Vinod Kumar (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper to develop an inventory model for instantaneous deteriorating items with the consideration of the facts that the deterioration rate can be controlled by using the preservation technology ...
  • Consideration of demand rate in overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) on equipment with constant process time 

    Puvanasvaran, Perumal; Teoh, Y.S.; Tay, C.C. (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The paper is primarily done on the purpose of introducing new concept in defining the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) with the consideration of both machine utilization and customer demand requested. Previous ...
  • Developing green supply chain management strategies: a taxonomic approach 

    Mutingi, Michael (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The objective of this research is to explore the empirical green supply chain activities found in literature, and to develop a taxonomic framework that can be used for formulating appropriate strategies for green ...
  • Optimal decisions and comparison of VMI and CPFR under price-sensitive uncertain demand 

    Kazemi, Yasaman; Zhang, Jun (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this study is to compare the performance of two advanced supply chain coordination mechanisms, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) and Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR), under ...
  • The link between HR practices, psychological contract fulfilment, and organisational performance in Greece: an economic crisis perspective 

    Katou, Anastasia (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: This study examines the impact of HR practices on organizational performance through the mediating role of psychological contract (expressed by the influence of employer on employee promises fulfilment through ...
  • The impact of multi-criteria performance measurement on business performance improvement 

    Kasie, Fentahun Moges; Belay, Alemu Moges (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between multi-criteria performance measurement (MCPM) practice and business performance improvement using the raw data collected from 33 selected ...
  • Optimal subsidy policy for accelerating the diffusion of green products 

    Peng, Hongguang (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: We consider a dynamic duopoly market in which two firms respectively produce green products and conventional products. The two types of product can substitute each other in some degree. Their demand rates depend ...
  • Development assessment of leisure agriculture in Henan province of China based on SWOT-AHP method 

    Zhang, Yichuan; Feng, Lei (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: The development of leisure agriculture is an important means of agricultural industry structure adjustment of Henan province, China, to realize the transition from traditional agriculture to modern agriculture. ...
  • Examining the relationship between service quality and customer satisfaction: a factor specific approach 

    Ismail, Azman; Ridzuan, Ahmad Azan; Rose, Nur Ilyani Ranlan; Abdullah, Muhammad Madi Bin; Rahman, Muhammad Sabbir; Francis, Sebastian K. (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: This research was aimed at examining the relationship between service quality and customer satisfaction with data obtained from Malaysian soldiers who were involved in peace keeping missions in a Middle Eastern ...
  • Professionals calling in lifelong learning centers 

    Seco, Victor Manuel Monteiro; Lopes, Miguel Pereira (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: This study aims to understand how the way people see their work and the authentizotic character of their organizational climate contribute to the building of a Great Place to Work. Design/methodology/approach: ...
  • Modeling charge polarization voltage for large lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles 

    Jiang, Yan; Zhang, Caiping; Zhang, Weige; Shi, Wei; Liu, Qiujiang (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: Polarization voltage of the lithium-ion battery is an important parameter that has direct influence on battery performance. The paper aims to analyze the impedance characteristics of the lithium-ion battery based ...