Authors: Rinaldo C. Michelini, Roberto P. Razzoli
Addresses: PMAR Lab., Department of Mechanics and Machine Design, University of Genova, Via All'Opera Pia 15/a, Genova, 16145, Italy. ' PMAR Lab., Department of Mechanics and Machine Design, University of Genova, Via All'Opera Pia 15/a, Genova, 16145, Italy
Abstract: The study deals with the extended manufacturers| responsibility, asking on-duty eco-servicing and end-of-life recovery, for the put in the market products. The product-service provision is acknowledged solution, which greatly benefits from networked layouts. The function/facility assembly, each time necessary, is made available at different structure levels, depending on the legal liability and intra organisational setting. The networking value added pertains to the intangibles domain and its appraisal ought to preserve the layout complexity. The outlined evaluation procedure aims at merging synthetic views of the supply chain project, net-concern setting and governing policies, after combined self-assessment checks, to offer the reference frame to recognise the alternative actual potentials.
Keywords: product-service provision; extended enterprise; networking appraisal; organisational value; manufacturer responsibilities; eco-servicing; end-of-life recovery; EOL; supply chain management; SCM; manufacturing networks; services.
International Journal of Services, Economics and Management, 2009 Vol.1 No.4, pp.371 - 392
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