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When remanufacturing meets product quality improvement: The impact of production cost

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  • Li, Gendao
  • Reimann, Marc
  • Zhang, Weihua

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Remanufacturing as well as quality improving innovations are important activities to improve sustainability. However, when coexisting in one company, their interaction is not clear. On the one hand, past research found a positive impact of remanufacturing on product quality. On the other hand, remanufacturing was shown to be negatively affected by an industry’s technology trajectory of quality improvements.

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  • Li, Gendao & Reimann, Marc & Zhang, Weihua, 2018. "When remanufacturing meets product quality improvement: The impact of production cost," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 271(3), pages 913-925.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:271:y:2018:i:3:p:913-925
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2018.05.060
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