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Green Design and Quality Initiatives

  • Noellette Conway-Schempf
  • Lester Lave
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Abstract

Producing quality products — products that satisfy customer expectations, becomes more complex daily. Consumers increasingly expect high tech products that are low in price, durable, and attractive. Increasingly, consumers are also adding environmental criteria to their list of product expectations. Corporations are expected to comply with environmental regulations, carry out business with an environmentally conscious ethic, and manufacture and market products with reduced environmental impacts.

Keywords

Environmental Cost Total Quality Management Environmental Management System Green Design Scrap Production 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noellette Conway-Schempf
    • 1
  • Lester Lave
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Industrial AdministrationCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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