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PROCEDURE FOR DEVELOPING KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

Published

Author(s)

Shaw C. Feng, Deogratias Kibira, Michael P. Brundage, Katherine C. Morris

Abstract

The need for an open, inclusive, and neutral procedure for developing key performance indicators (KPIs) has been increasing as manufacturers seek to determine what to measure in order to improve environmental sustainability of their products and manufacturing processes. A difficulty arises in understanding and selecting specific indicators from a large number of stand-alone indicator sets available. This paper presents a procedure for individual manufacturers to establish KPIs for measuring, monitoring and improving environmental aspects of manufacturing processes. The procedure is the basis for a guideline, being proposed for standardization within ASTM International, for identifying candidate KPIs from existing sources, defining new candidate KPIs, selecting appropriate KPIs based on KPI criteria, and composing the selected KPIs with assigned weights into a set. The paper explains how the developed procedure complements existing indicator sets and sustainability measurement approaches at the manufacturing process level.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference
Conference Dates
June 5-8, 2017
Conference Location
Los Angeles, CA
Conference Title
ASME 2017 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference

Keywords

y Performance Indicator, Environmental Indicator, Manufacturing Process, KPI Criteria, KPI Selection, Value Function.

Citation

Feng, S. , Kibira, D. , Brundage, M. and Morris, K. (2017), PROCEDURE FOR DEVELOPING KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING, Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, CA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=922339 (Accessed January 26, 2022)
Created June 7, 2017, Updated September 30, 2020