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State-of-the-art in product-service systems

Baines, T. S.; Lightfoot, H. W.; Evans, S.; Neely, A.; Greenough, R.; Peppard, J.; Roy, R.; Shehab, E.; Braganza, A.; Tiwari, A.; Alcock, J. R.; Angus, J. P.; Bastl, M.; Cousens, A.; Irving, P.; Johnson, M.; Kingston, J.; Lockett, H.; Martinez, V.; Michele, P.; Tranfield, D.; Walton, I. M. and Wilson, H. (2007). State-of-the-art in product-service systems. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 221(10) pp. 1543–1552.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.1243/09544054JEM858
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Abstract

A Product Service-System (PSS) is an integrated combination of products and services. This western concept embraces a service-led competitive strategy, environmental sustainability, and the basis to differentiate from competitors who simply offer lower priced products. This paper aims to report the state-of-the-art of PSS research by presenting a clinical review of literature currently available on this topic. The literature is classified and the major outcomes of each study are addressed and analysed. On this basis, this paper defines the PSS concept, reports on its origin and features, gives examples of applications along with potential benefits and barriers to adoption, summarises available tools and methodologies, and identifies future research challenges.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2007 IMechE
ISSN: 2041-2975
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetEPSRC
Keywords: product-service system; servitization; review
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 49618
Depositing User: Helen Lockett
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2017 08:45
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2019 19:27
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49618
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