Marcia Echeveste

Marcia Echeveste
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul | UFRGS · Departamento de Engenharia de Produção e Transportes

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The relationship between packaging and sustainability has caused the evolution of literature towards the minimization of environmental damage. The task of packaging professionals is becoming more demanding, as they need to collect information from distinct topics to stay up to date. The aim of this research is to gather information on packaging in...
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Mass customisation is a business strategy for house building companies to improve value generation and obtain a competitive advantage by offering the product variety that meets customers’ needs and, at the same time, maintaining costs and delivery time within market expectations. Companies aiming to define product variety should be able to assess t...
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Electronic waste, or e-waste, is the fastest growing category of waste in developed countries and a threat to the environment and human health. The extension of electronic products life cycles could reduce the use of finite resources, the emission of pollutants, and the amount of waste disposed of in the landfills, delaying the impacts of disposal...
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Este estudo relata a aplicação da fase inicial do método Engenharia de Requisitos para PSS Sustentável no desenvolvimento de uma solução para a logística reversa de cápsulas de café. Com ênfase no modelo de negócio e proposta de valor, uma solução conceitual para o problema foi entregue aos gestores. O método mostrou-se eficaz para guiar a implemen...
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Several initiatives have been proposed to address food waste and loss issues and support stakeholders throughout the food chain. However, the literature still lacks a review paper that compiles methods, practices, and solutions to reduce food waste and loss. With the goal of filling this gap, this paper aims to compile and gather food waste and los...
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Resumo: A teoria do valor capturado postula que o lucro potencial na entrega de uma oferta de produtos e serviços é avaliado por meio da relação preço e desempenho, características do produto e do serviço e das competências da empresa. Este estudo trata da captura do valor em ofertas Sustainable Product-Service System (S-PSS). O objetivo deste estu...
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This work aims to identify: (i) practices aligned to lean principles used by companies in the construction industry (ii) performance indicators used in lean systems and (iii) barriers to the implementation of these performance indicators. A survey was developed and applied as a research tool. The first version was prepared through bibliographic rev...
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In the development of innovative offers, especially in startups, there is an uncertainty of market acceptance and understand how the target audience will absorb an innovation. In the agricultural sector, there is conservatism in the new products and services approval, in addition to a lack of confidence in the quality and future maintenance of unkn...
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The present invention features a hydrophobic starch polymer, its pre-gel form, its production process, and its uses with a view to increasing the useful life of perishables. The present invention is located in the fields of Chemistry and Engineering.
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Mass customisation is a business strategy that aims to deliver a variety of products that fulfil customer requirements and, at the same time, keep price and delivery time within acceptable limits. It has been adopted in different sectors to increase value generation, including house building. A major challenge in mass customisation is customer inte...
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This study investigates an alternative to reduce fruit waste. Nowadays, around 40% of the fruit produced is wasted before consumption. Considering such waste and the current rate of population growth, by 2050 the world population will lack food. Due to the high content of moisture and sugar, many fruits are markedly perishable, and this characteris...
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Background and Aims: Some studies bring different visions of innovation among the stakeholders of the wine sector; however, there is a gap in our understanding of the characteristics of and the relationship between the ecosystem and the stakeholders. This study aims to identify and measure critical success factors (CSFs) of the wine innovation ecos...
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The transition from mass production system to lean production system carrier significant changes in operational strategies of industrial organizations. A production model system can engender different reactions by the people involved; some of them can show resistance during the process, ranging from unreserved support to a hidden resistance (even e...
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Developing innovative solutions begins with the identification of needs to represent customer value. This understanding is essential for entrepreneurs to test their hypotheses and deliver value propositions, especially in startups, where the degree of uncertainty is high, and the business model has no consolidation. To this end, different approache...
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Currently companies face a market extremely competitive, in this scenario, to achieve a significant profit margin, is essential to reduce costs and rework. This study was developed in the central food cooperative Aurora (Erechim- RS), in the continuous freezing tunnels, which are responsible for the biggest bottleneck of the company. The continuous...
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Purpose - Customer value is the key to successful innovation management. This task is considered complex and abstract. For this reason, several models have been proposed to that end, among then, Lean approaches. Lean’s background has been applied to value identification, providing many benefits. This paper aims at analyzing the practices employed t...
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Mass customization is a strategy to improve value generation for customers, by offering product variety and, at the same time, maintaining costs and delivery time to an acceptable level. A key problem for applying this strategy in the housebuilding sector is the definition of the solution space, i.e. the range of product alternatives that will be o...
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Several housing programs have been conceived and implemented in the last few decades in Brazil, with the aim to reduce the housing shortage. Despite the efforts to develop social housing, a substantial share of projects has had quality failures in the use phase, which represent costs to society. Previous research has been limited to the evaluation...
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The grain drying and storage process currently practiced in Brazil is essentially accomplished by firewood dryers, with a high demand of natural resources, lack of safety for operators, and a high rate of residue and pollutant generation. Public policies should restrict this type of drying as of the year 2020. Aiming to develop products and service...
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Public organizations are immersed in challenging contexts, having to meet and balance internal and external demands for transparency, accountability, political goals, and specific regulatory requirements. In this scenario, there is a growing enthusiasm from worldwide governments toward improvements of operations within their public institutions, in...
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This paper aims to assess the critical success factors (CSF) to implement open innovation (OI) in companies of Regional Innovation Systems. The CSF compiled from the literature were subjected to factor analysis and grouped into five main categories. These factors were transformed into indicators to assess the CSF and verify RIS companies’ stance on...
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In the literature of Open Innovation (OI), some specific themes, such as elaboration of methods, strategies and systematized processes of implementation are still little discussed. In attempted to fill this research gap, this study aims to present a proposal for a framework for the implementation of OI in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of Regio...
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Cultural damming marked by censorship imposed by the military dictatorship in Brazil ended up bringing great changes to the cultural segment generating a reaction that was called Boca do Lixo. This study aims to analyze the graphic composition of films covers aimed at finding a pattern associated with the trends that characterize the phase called "...
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Product-service systems (PSSs) have significant sustainability potential. However, limited knowledge is available on the choices to develop circular PSS solutions. The goal of this paper is to provide a circular innovation framework containing circular strategies to facilitate the decision-making in PSS circular innovation. A systematic literature...
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The footwear sector is known for the high volumes of solid waste such as plastic and rubber derived from the cutting of the raw material used in the production of shoes and accessories. Such wastes are generally not used, which generates environmental damage. In order to provide contribution to minimize this problem, this article is based on follow...
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Goal: This article presents an assessment of the impacts of the “Research in Companies Support Program (PAPPE): Economical Subvention to Innovation”, in the decentralized modality, i.e., projects contracted in the states of the Brazilian federation. Considering the high opportunity cost of the PAPPE program, it was deemed important to evaluate how...
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Nos últimos anos constatou-se um aumento no número de enxames e colônias de abelhas africanizadas (Apis mellífera) nos centros urbanos, fato que pode vir a causar transtornos e risco de acidente a população. Esses enxames necessitam de um lugar protegido para formar uma nova colônia, então buscam abrigo em tubulações, cavidades em postes, telhados,...
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Resumo: Estudos indicam a importância de incluir a experiência do usuário na medição da usabilidade de dispositivos médicos. Contudo, a avaliação atribuída pelo usuário depende do contexto de uso recebido no tratamento. Para medir a usabilidade de forma a separar esses efeitos e compreender as fontes que afetam a percepção do usuário, este artigo t...
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Purpose A comprehensive understanding about open innovation implementation is still lacking. In particular, a compilation of drivers and barriers for OI implementation is absent from the literature. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to identify critical success factors (CSFs) for OI implementation at the firm level. Design/methodology/approach A...
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R1 Simulation training in stroke thrombolysis: reducing door to needle times to less than 15 minutes R2 Sequential Simulation (SqS): an empirical and theoretical model R3 Debriefing with team deliberate practice: an instructional design to enhance the performance of undergraduate nursing students in recognising the deteriorating patient R4 Behavior...
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Literature shows different forms of improving New Product Development performance for sustainable product innovation. To that end, Lean principles are widely disseminated as means for waste elimination, value proposition and continuous improvement in product development. Nevertheless, operationalizing the adoption of such principles requires knowle...
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Modularity is a strategy recognized by the academia and the industry, and modular architecture is argued to play an important role in the development of sustainable products. The objective of this article is to explore the intersection between modularity and sustainable design from the perspective of the product life cycle. To achieve this objectiv...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the relation between the utilization of the customization strategy and the availability of the online toolkit and its features with the commercial variables of businesses. Design/methodology/approach The sample used in this paper consists of 134 cases of corporate brands in the automobile industry; t...
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The solidification of the cocoa liquor is one of the most important steps for processing cocoa cultivars. This process is typically characterized as a continuous process, which may become a barrier for the randomization of the applied data treatments. This article aims at optimizing the factors that influence the processing of cocoa cultivars durin...
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The supplier involvement in the New Product Development (NPD) has become an important contribution to the solution of problems, which causes the process to be faster and more productive. However, it is still difficult to manage the supplier involvement during the NPD process. This study evaluates benefits and success factors of the supplier involve...
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This study deals with the challenge of implementing an Open Innovation strategy in Regional Innovation Systems. In this context, our research question is: can a Regional Innovation Systems be a favorable environment for Open Innovation implementation? To address this question, the main objective of this paper was to identify and analyze the determi...
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A literatura mostra a oportunidade de explorar formas de melhorar o desempenho do processo de desenvolvimento de produtos e o uso dos princípios Lean Product Development (LDP) é uma delas, mas para implementar e operacionalizar a adoção desses princípios num sistema já estabelecido requer uma transição progressiva. Estudos apresentam frameworks c...
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A análise e solução de problemas relacionados à qualidade é uma necessidade no contexto industrial. Tal processo deve ser realizado de forma ágil e eficiente para que uma organização possa ser competitiva. O uso de sistemas de informação no apoio aos Métodos de Análise e Solução de Problemas (MASP) mostra-se um diferencial importante na busca por m...
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The study of new product development best practices aimed at helping new product development process managers improve the process has been the subject of many publications in recent years. These practices have been analyzed, categorized, and disseminated based on numerous research methods, such as benchmarking, success factors analysis, surveys of...
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A abordagem Lean na manufatura é bem compreendida, mas ainda há diversas lacunas de conhecimento para aplicá-la em outras áreas, como por exemplo, no desenvolvimento de produto. Desta maneira, o presente artigo investiga quais os princípios Lean estão presentes no processo de desenvolvimento de produtos e como estes são praticados. Para isso, foram...
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Resumo: No decorrer dos anos as temáticas de lean manufacturing, ergonomia e segurança vem sendo estudadas e integradas para melhorias de processos, porém, muitas vezes os recursos humanos são esquecidos. Desta forma, a presente pesquisa busca verificar como tais temáticas estão sendo empregadas juntas. Com base nisso, o presente artigo teve como o...
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Goal: To develop a device simulating wearable arm for the practice of procedures injectable. Specifically, the present invention comprises a human arm simulator containing an outer coating, tubes of rubber, an internal protective layer, a blood simulating fluid, a sensing medium and a means of indication. The applications of the invention comprise...
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Este trabalho avalia os benefícios e os fatores de sucesso da relação entre a empresa e fornecedor durante o processo de desenvolvimento de produto. São analisados casos de três empresas do setor calçadista do Rio Grande do Sul/Brasil. Por meio do estudo de múltiplos casos foi possível identificar quais são as questões que devem ser utilizadas como...
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In the Services and New Product Development (SNPD) contexts the understanding of customers' demands leads to the development of projects with higher success chances. Multivariate statistical techniques are valuable tools for identifying and valuing the requirements derived from these demands, mainly in complex contexts as the sustainable NPD in whi...
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The development of new technologies for healthcare must take into consideration customer requirements from different stakeholders. The Voice of the Customer must be identified, analyzed and organized. This study aims to present a new approach of managing requirements from different product value chain stakeholders for a novel elbow rehabilitation d...
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Resumo Os portais de inovacao (PI) sao ferramentas tecnologicas cruciais para o fluxo de informacoes, desenvolvimento e competitividade empresarial. No âmbito dos Sistemas Regionais de Inovacao (SRI), a utilizacao de um PI pode contribuir para a implementacao da estrategia de inovacao aberta, promovendo e favorecendo a aproximacao dos stakeholders...
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The Six Sigma program was first created to analyze the occurrence of defects with the reduction of variability around a target value of a characteristic that measured product performance. However, its objectives now transcend the original purpose, encompassing a new philosophy of problem solving that extols the analysis and diagnosis of the problem...
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The work aims to conduct a survey and analysis of relevant indicators for the assessment of impacts of programs of innovation funded and/or coordinated by the public sector . The research instrument was conducted in the form of a questionnaire covering five dimensions: economic; social; environmental; technological; culture and relationships . We u...
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No decorrer dos anos, a manufatura Lean se encontrou em crescente desenvolvimento e vem conquistando cada vez mais espaços em seus universos de atuação, contudo, as organizações que decidem aplicar a filosofia Lean em seus processos, focam apenas em processos de manufatura em detrimento das áreas administrativas. Com base nisso, o presente estudo v...