Browsing by Author "Evans, Stephen"

Browsing by Author "Evans, Stephen"

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  • Martinez, Veronica; Bastl, Marko; Kingston, Jennifer; Evans, Stephen (MCB University Press, 2010-04-01)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present challenges experienced by UK manufacturing companies undergoing a servitization journey to becoming product- service providers. Design/methodology/approach – The paper ...
  • Despeisse, Melanie; Davé, Aanand; Litos, Lampros; Roberts, Simon; Ball, Peter D.; Evans, Stephen (Elsevier, 2016-02-19)
    co-efficiency is generally defined as doing more with less, aiming to decouple environmental impact from economic and social value creation. This paper presents three tools to guide the implementation of eco-efficiency ...
  • Palmer, A. (Cranfield University, 2004-03)
    Customer demands and intense competition have resulted in the need for shorter development lead times. The problems with shorter lead times have been well documented. Nfistakes are costly and the need for a sustainable and ...
  • Beautru-Frain, Valerie (Cranfield University, 2006-09)
    The rapid transformation of the Waste Management sector has significantly altered the nature of the traditional waste processing business and the nature of competencies required to manage it. With the increase in volume ...
  • Barrett, R. L. (Cranfield University, 2004-03)
    This research provides a study of practices of innovative ideation. The literature highlights the need for more radical innovation as drivers for customer delight, and more innovative approaches to understanding customers. ...
  • Pimenta, H. C. D.; Ball, Peter D.; Aguiar, J. A.; Evans, Stephen (TU Berlin, 2013)
    This study analysed the environmental management practices of a textile supply chain responsible for yarn manufacturing, located in Brazil. Using literature as the start point, a questionnaire was developed and applied ...
  • Rose, Elliot P. (Cranfield University, 1997-04)
    Companies are under increasing pressure to deal with environmental concerns during product design, for it is the design process which primarily decides the environmental impact of a manufactured product over its life. ...
  • Bin Yahaya, Nordin (Cranfield University, 2010-06)
    This is a study of Malaysian vehicle manufacturer-supplier relationships in the product development process. The collaboration, referred to as co- development, is highly important in order for vehicle manufacturers to ...
  • Biggs, Claire (Cranfield University, 2009-09)
    With increasing awareness of the environmental damage that is occurring as a result of human activities, there are also increasing pressures on manufacturing companies to reduce environmental impacts. Many environmental ...
  • Coley, F. J. S. (Cranfield University, 2008-12)
    The emergence of increasingly complex problems, combined with growing concerns for the environment, is fuelling the demand for more innovative and sustainable products, services and systems. Whole system design is ...
  • Dayan, Rony (Cranfield UniversitySchool of Applied Sciences, 2006-02)
    Purpose Knowledge Management (KM) is by now a recognized term, increasingly accepted in the corporate community. This research contributes a better understanding of its implementation by providing a list a factors, which ...
  • Ball, Peter D.; Despeisse, Melanie; Evans, Stephen; Greenough, Richard M.; Hope, Steve B.; Kerrigan, Ruth; Levers, A.; Lunt, Peter A. V.; Murray, Vincent; Oates, Michael R.; Shao, Li; Waltniel, Timothy; Wright, A. (Springer, 2013-12-31)
    Traditionally, manufacturing facilities and building services are analysed separately to manufacturing operations. This is despite manufacturing operations using and discarding energy with the support of facilities. Therefore ...
  • Despeisse, Melanie; Ball, Peter D.; Evans, Stephen; Levers, A. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2012-08-31)
    Growing environmental concerns caused by natural resource depletion and pollution need to be addressed. One approach to these problems is Sustainable Development, a key concept for our society to meet present as well as ...
  • Despeisse, Melanie; Ball, Peter D.; Evans, Stephen; Levers, A. (Professional Engineering Publishing, 2012-10-31)
    The concept of sustainable manufacturing is a form of pollution prevention that integrates environmental considerations in the production of goods while focusing on efficient resource use. Taking the industrial ecology ...
  • McAloone, Timothy Charles (Cranfield University, 1998)
    This research has explored environmentally conscious design in the electrical/electronics industry sector. In this new and rapidly evolving field, existing research has not yet sought to understand the causes of success ...
  • Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim (Cranfield University, 2009-10)
    This thesis examines the Material Efficiency practices of manufacturing companies in the UK. The study was motivated by the increasing attention given by literature to sustainable strategies in general, with less attention ...
  • Dayan, Rony; Evans, Stephen (Emerald, 2006)
    The purpose of this paper is to describe two related fields – knowledge management (KM) and capability maturity model integrated (CMMISM) – and highlight their similarities.
  • Rattanakit, Rattanachai (Cranfield University, 2007-09)
    There is now clear scientific proof which indicates that emissions from economic activity, particularly the industrial sector, are the main cause of the change in global climatic conditions. The Stern Review describes ...
  • Heinz, Michael Pierre (Cranfield UniversitySchool of Industrial and Manufacturing Science, 2006-02)
    Production in global, intra-organisational networks is becoming more common. In this context, the allocation of production quantities to constrained manufacturing capacity is a challenging process. Due to a volatile ...
  • Annamalai Vasantha, Gokula Vijaykumar; Hussain, Romana; Cakkol, Mehmet; Roy, Rajkumar; Evans, Stephen; Tiwari, Ashutosh (Cranfield University, 2010)
    Industries are transforming their business strategy from a product-centric to a more service-centric nature by bundling products and services into integrated solutions to enhance the relationship between their customers. ...