Generation of Concepts for Product-Service System

Kwang-Jae Kim
Division of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology

Chie-Hyeon Lim
Division of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology

Jin Lee
Division of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology

Dong-Hee Lee
Division of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology

Yoo S. Hong
Division of Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Kwang-Tae Park
Business School, Korea University, Republic of Korea

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Ingår i: Proceedings of the 2nd CIRP IPS2 Conference 2010; 14-15 April; Linköping; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 77:26, s. 203-209

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Publicerad: 2012-10-11

ISBN: 978-91-7393-381-0

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


Product-service system (PSS) provides a strategic alternative to product-oriented economic growth and severe price competition in the global market. The objective of this research is to develop a systematic methodology to generate concepts for new PSSs; called a PSS concept generation support system. The models and strategies of more than ninety existing PSS cases are analyzed; and the insights extracted from the analysis are used to facilitate the concept generation process. The generated PSS concepts; after some screening and elaboration; can evolve to new business models for PSS.


Product-service system; PSS Concept; PSS Development; PSS Model


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