International Journal of Quality Innovation
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#1Adriana F. Melo (GV: Grand Valley State University)
#2Lindsay M. Corneal (GV: Grand Valley State University)H-Index: 2
The automation of material handling is one of the solutions that many companies are relying on to reach their goals related to productivity increment, floor space optimization, higher standards for factory’s safety, and allocation of workers to value-added activities. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the current state of the material flow of finished goods for an automotive parts supplier plant and the technology available on the market to verify if it was worthwhile to inv...
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and chronic prostatitis / chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) are common chronic diseases. None of the available treatments are effective in the management of these diseases. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of Thermobalancing therapy (TT) with therapeutic Dr Allen's Device (DATD) for the treatment of BPH and CP/CPPS. Retrospective analysis of 2 clinical studies employing 6-month TT for the treatment of BPH (n = 124) and CP/CPPS (n = 45) ...
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#1Pedro López-Rubio (Polytechnic University of Valencia)H-Index: 2
#2Norat Roig-TiernoH-Index: 15
Last. Alicia Mas-Tur (University of Valencia)H-Index: 15
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The regional innovation system (RIS) is a popular way of explaining a region’s development and competitiveness based on innovation activities and processes. In this paper, bibliometric techniques are used to analyze all RIS studies indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection (WoS CC) database as of December 2017. The goal of the analysis is to identify the main trends in RIS research. The evolution of the total number of publications and citations per year indicates that this research field ha...
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#1Seongbae Lim (St. Mary's University)H-Index: 9
#2Hong-Hee Lee (St. Mary's University)H-Index: 2
Last. Kyoung Claudio Jung (Kookmin University)
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Arts management is the field related to business operations of arts organizations, specifically production, fundraising, policy and administration, public relations, marketing, etc. The main characteristic of the field of art is that it requires talented people as the main input for value creation, and this requires effective management of resources and processes. The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential of a convergence strategy for improving the sustainability of the opera ind...
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#1Sung Tae Kim (St. Mary's University)H-Index: 4
#2Hong-Hee Lee (St. Mary's University)H-Index: 2
Last. Taewon Hwang (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 9
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Firms have strategically used cooperative linkages to establish competitiveness. In this study, we incorporated the resource dependency theory view to assess how trust, satisfaction, and commitment affect firms’ decisions on logistics integration. Also, we examined the link between logistics integration and supply chain performance. The study collected data from 250 South Korean manufacturers for analysis. The results revealed positive impacts of trust, satisfaction, and commitment on logistics ...
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This paper analyses the means by which major innovations in the operations management (OM) practice develop. It describes the process as having a life cycle pattern that starts with a big idea. The big idea concept promises breakthrough operating results, ultimately providing lower price, better quality, faster delivery, or combinations of these and other attributes that add value for the customer. A successful big idea goes through the phases of provenance, experimentation, penetration, consoli...
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#1Seung Hoon Jang (BU: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 3
#2Sang M. Lee (NU: University of Nebraska–Lincoln)H-Index: 59
Last. Donghyun Choi (Korea Aerospace University)H-Index: 7
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This study explores how firms manage the entire life cycle of innovation projects based on the framework of harvesting and planting innovation. While harvesting innovation seeks new products in the expectation of financial performance in the short term, planting innovation pursues creating value over a long time period. Without proper management of the process of planting and harvesting innovation, firms with limited resources may not be successful in launching innovative new products to seize a...
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China has been participating in the international standards activities since the reform and opening up period. China’s standards action has not only brought about significant changes in the way of international trade, but also changed the connotation and manifestation of economic growth, which has further affected China’s position in the world standards development. On the basis of qualitative analysis of the interaction between standards development and economic growth, this paper quantitativel...
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#1Thomas Niemand (TUC: Clausthal University of Technology)H-Index: 14
#2Sascha Kraus ('ENS Paris': École Normale Supérieure)H-Index: 64
Last. Alicia Mas-Tur (University of Valencia)H-Index: 15
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This research focuses on crowdfunding project features and its relation with the success of this project. The main purpose is to improve probability of success of crowdfunding projects. One can argue that “more is always better” resulting in attempts of daily updates. Contrarily, backers may be weary of numerous updates to work through, indicating a possible wear-out effect, implying the existence of an optimal level of updates. Our preliminary results show that previous research, built upon lin...
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#1Catherine Y. P. Chan (CityU: City University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 1
#1Catherine Y. P. Chan (CityU: City University of Hong Kong)
Last. Kwok L. Tsui (CityU: City University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 7
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This study aims to suggest using the interpretation type of deployment of quality function deployment (QFD) as a methodology to understand the passengers’ needs when they situate in the train cars of urban rail, using the East Rail Line (ERL) in Hong Kong as a case study. The result shows that behaved environment and safe stand are the two most important ride needs demanded by the everyday ordinary passengers of the rail line. In addition to this, the members of the study team reflected that the...
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