Essays about: "Value-driven design"

Found 5 essays containing the words Value-driven design.

  1. 1. Value and sustainability design concept assessment using Discrete Event Simulation : A case in the road constructor sector

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Natalie Kauppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Value-driven design; life cycle performances; sustainability profile; Net Present Value; Discrete event simulation; Värdedriven design; livscykelprestanda; hållbarhetsprofil; Net Present Value; Diskret händelsesimulering;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been performed in association with Blekinge Institute of Technology and in collaboration with the company Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB. The thesis aims to investigate how Discrete Event Simulation (DES) can be used for value and sustainability design concept assessments in early design stages. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decision-Making Support by a Value-Driven Design Model

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Cheng Tao; [2016]
    Keywords : value model; protocol analysis; conceptual design; decision-making support; boundary object;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the use of value models as boundary objects to support decision making during conceptual design of Product-Service Systems. Compared to requirements-based models, value models are claimed to enhance understanding of the design problems and customer needs, as well as to help the design team in creating more value adding solutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of a Systems Dynamics model to assess the value of alternative manufacturing technologies

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Cheng Tao; Chengqi Li; [2014]
    Keywords : Value driven design; Value assessment; Sustainability; System Dynamics; Model; Product service system ;

    Abstract : Recently trade-off among producers, customers and society/ environment is one of the most popular concerns in industry. This issue conducts the decision making by manufacturers on the selection between two alternative techniques, ECM and MM. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Interface Between Social Entrepreneurship and Governance : A qualitative case study including eight social entrepreneurs operating within regions of India

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Frida Johnsson; [2012]
    Keywords : Action; Governance; India; Private-Public; Rationalities; Regions; Social Entrepreneurship; Spheres; Handling; Indien; Interaktiv samhällsstyrning; Privat-Offentligt; Rationaliteter; Regioner; Sfärer; Socialt entreprenörskap;

    Abstract : Instead of asking why governments in developing countries are not doing what (Western) governments can (or at least in the past could) be expected to do we may need to ask the questions of how governance empirically is provided and by whom. While the involvement of non-public actors within processes of governance is far from new, the increased interest in social entrepreneurship, both as a practice and scholarly, is. READ MORE

  5. 5. Value-Driven Needfinding for Early Product : Service System Development. A Study Collaborates with Volvo Construction Equipments in Chinese Market

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Yan Zhang; Xi Chen; [2012]
    Keywords : Product-Service Systems PSS ; Early PSS Development; Value; Needs; Value-Driven Needfinding; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Many literatures have shown that needs last longer than any specific solutions, so understanding of customer needs seems a crucial factor in early Product-Service System (PSS) development. Nowadays, many western companies, especially manufacturing focused companies, have realized the difficulty of understanding market needs. READ MORE