Category Archives: JSSM

Journal of Service Science and Management

Lean and Industry 4.0—Twins, Partners, or Contenders? A Due Clarification Regarding the Supposed Clash of Two Production Systems

Author: Bruno G. Rüttimann1, Martin T. Stöckli2 ABSTRACT Although Lean manufacturing techniques are not yet in place in every shop floor production, the so-called Smart Factory with the very promising German-coined label “Industry 4.0” is already making its tour. While … Continue reading

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Impact of Personality Traits on Compulsive Buying Behavior: Mediating Role of Impulsive Buying

Author(s): Kiran Shehzadi, Muhammad Ahmad-ur-Rehman, Anam Mehmood Cheema, Alishba Ahkam ABSTRACT The prime purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between personality traits and compulsive buying behavior with mediating role of impulsive buying. By using quantitative research approach, … Continue reading

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On the Core Competence of Chinese Manufacturing Industry under the New Formats of “Internet Plus”—A Case Study on Furniture Industry

Author(s): Renping Zhang, Junrong Liu ABSTRACT Through factor analyses, the paper makes a performance evaluation on the listed companies in furniture industry, finds out the representative companies and then analyzes their business strategies and ways to improve their core competence, … Continue reading

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