Title: An empirical investigation on the feasibility of remanufacturing activities in the Indian economy

Authors: Sandeep Mondal, Kampan Mukherjee

Addresses: Department of Management Studies, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (Jharkhand) 826 004, India. ' Department of Management Studies, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (Jharkhand) 826 004, India

Abstract: In this paper, an empirical study is carried out to explore the reasons behind the unpopularity of remanufacturing business in India. The critical issues relevant to remanufacturing are studied. This reveals the contribution of the key factors which somewhat determine the non-acceptance of remanufacturing as a business activity in India. Subsequently, the analysis leads to formation of classes of sectors as per the role of the above factors.

Keywords: empirical research; Indian economy; remanufacturing; India; product recovery management; business environment; green manufacturing; environmental manufacturing.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBE.2006.010129

International Journal of Business Environment, 2006 Vol.1 No.1, pp.70 - 88

Published online: 22 Jun 2006 *

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