PSS without PSS design: possible causes, effects and solutions
2016 (English)In: Sustainability Through Innovation in Product Life Cycle Design / [ed] Mitsutaka Matsumoto, Keijiro Masui, Shinichi Fukushige and Shinsuke Kondoh, Singapore: Springer, 2016, 1Chapter in book (Refereed)
Product-Service Systems (PSS) are seen as a cornerstone of a future circular economy. However, in order to achieve the desired environmental benefits, the industrial implementation of PSS design is key. This chapter discusses the apparent lack of an adaptation of design processes to PSS or adoption of PSS design methods within companies, which are nevertheless successfully offering PSS. Based on experiences at two companies and under close regard of the relevant literature, possible causes of this lack of method adaptation/adoption are discussed, and the effects this may have are deliberated. Lastly, potential solutions to this issue and ways forward are introduced and reflected upon focusing on the companies.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Singapore: Springer, 2016, 1.
, EcoProduction, ISSN 2193-4614 ; 2016
Method Adoption; Process Adaptation; EcoDesign; Integrated Product Service Offerings;
Environmental Management Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-130909ISBN: 9789811004698 (Print)ISBN: 9789811004711 (eBook)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-130909DiVA: diva2:956602