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Environmental KPI Selection Using Criteria Value and Demonstration

Published

Author(s)

Shaw C. Feng, Deogratias Kibira

Abstract

Determining key performance indicators (KPI) is a first step in achieving environmen-tal sustainability of manufacturing operations. KPI selection is a multi-criteria decision making problem, because of various criteria that must be considered. Intuitively, one can rank candidate KPIs by specifying a numerical value indicating the effectiveness of a KPI in satisfying each criterion. However, linking selection criteria to KPI objec-tives and scoring how well a KPI satisfies a given criterion and assigning a value to each potential score leads to better KPI rankings. Values for each score are crucial. This paper shows steps to capture values to derive a criterion value function that is used to rank candidate KPIs. Selected KPIs can be used for assessing and monitoring sustainability performance, which must be considered together with including tradi-tional (e.g., throughput) measures. A machine shop is used to show how an objective of reducing emissions from energy use in manufacturing can be pursued by monitor-ing the energy used to produce a unit product.
Proceedings Title
APMS 2017 International Conference Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS 2017)
Volume
2
Conference Dates
September 3-7, 2017
Conference Location
Hamburg

Keywords

KPIs, Sustainability, Selection criteria, Value function.

Citation

Feng, S. and Kibira, D. (2017), Environmental KPI Selection Using Criteria Value and Demonstration, APMS 2017 International Conference Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS 2017), Hamburg, -1, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=923386 (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created September 7, 2017, Updated September 25, 2017