A Strategic Approach for Sustainable Product Service System Development

Conference paper

Abstract

Product-Service Systems (PSS) have been justified by a desire to find sustainable solutions that go beyond contemporary approaches. The characteristics of PSS offerings are to link goods and services in development and to provide systemic performance-based solutions to the customers. This paper investigates how established strategic product development tools for socio-ecological sustainability could be adapted for PSS development. An approach is suggested for how to apply these tools in early PSS development phases.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Blekinge Institute of TechnologyKarlskronaSweden

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