Developing a Decision Model of Sustainable Product Design and Development from Product Servicizing in Taiwan
Yu-Chen Huang 1 * , Jui-Che Tu 2, So-Jeng Hung 1
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1 Department of Creative Design and Architecture, National University of Kaohsiung2 Graduate School of Design, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology* Corresponding Author


In response to the global trend of low carbon and the concept of sustainable development, enterprises need to develop R&D for the manufacturing of energy-saving and sustainable products and low carbon products. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to construct a decision model for sustainable product design and development from product servicizing in Taiwan. The study used the grounded theory to extract the results of the expert interviews to analyze factors of sustainable product design and development under principles of product servicizing. Then, this study established a sustainable development checklist of product servicizing based on life cycle as the criterion of evaluation for sustainable product design and development. Finally, the study constructed a decision model for sustainable development of product design and servicizing.


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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, Volume 12, Issue 5, May 2016, 1285-1302

Publication date: 20 Mar 2016

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