Fundamentals for the Design of Products for a Circular Economy: Examples from Software Engineering To Motivate Efficient and Ethical Design of Physical Products

Eric Clemons, Stina Teilmann-Lock

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Abstrakt

Often research in information systems looks for reference disciplines, like information economics or game theory, that can inform and motivate our re-search. Here we reverse that paradigm and offer an area in which information system provides a reference discipline for the design of physical products. Design for the Circular Economy is a green initiative that goes beyond recycling and focuses on the design of products that can remain in use almost indefinitely, and thus are not replaced and are not recycled. This leads to products for which maintenance, repair, upgrades, and style enhancements are less wasteful. This usually requires breakthroughs in design and in manufacturing processes. There is a small set of design principles that enable Design for the Circular Economy, and that yield long-term benefits in the ownership and operation of products. Green design for the Circular Economy becomes relevant even for products with shorter life-times and lower costs.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Antal sider10
UdgivelsesstedHawaii
ForlagHawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
Publikationsdato2021
Sider6573-6582
ISBN (Elektronisk)9780998133140
StatusUdgivet - 2021
BegivenhedThe 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. HICSS 2021 - Online, USA
Varighed: 5 jan. 20218 jan. 2021
Konferencens nummer: 54
https://www.insna.org/events/54th-hawaii-international-conference-on-system-sciences-hicss

Konference

KonferenceThe 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. HICSS 2021
Nummer54
LokationOnline
LandUSA
Periode05/01/202108/01/2021
Internetadresse
NavnProceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
ISSN1060-3425

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