Developing Environmental Quality Deployment for Designing Environmentally Friendly Product

  • Lee, Dong-Won (Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California) ;
  • Kim, Youn-Sung (Division of Business Administration, Inha University)
  • Published : 2003.06.01

Abstract

This study proposes Environmental Quality Deployment (EQD) by combining an instrument for measuring customer satisfaction (ENVIROQUAL) with a standard tool of product design in manufacturing called quality function deployment (QFD). The EQD presents the conceptual map of House of Environmental Quality as a means to implementation to help a company know what customers perceive as important in making environmentally friendly product and provide a framework for the translation of customer satisfaction into identifiable and measurable conformance specifications for environmentally friendly product design.

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