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Main Title: Drivers and barriers to implement sustainable manufacturing concepts in Sri Lankan manufacturing sector
Author(s): Kulatunga, Asela K.
Jayatilaka, P. R.
Jayawickrama, Malan
Type: Conference Object
Language: English
Language Code: en
Is Part Of: 10.14279/depositonce-3753
Abstract: Sri Lanka promotes manufacturing sector without much concern on environmental and social problems as one of the driving forces for the economic prosperity. This has aggravated number of issues and this has lead to adapting of some sustainability related initiatives in local manufacturing sector. However, majority of them function independently with fix boundaries. Conversely, there are some hindrances to implement the sustainable manufacturing concepts as a one comprehensive solution. This research intends to investigate the motivators and barriers to adapt sustainable manufacturing concept to overcome current issues faced by the manufacturing industry. An evaluation criterion was developed based on some of the popularly used guidelines and sustainability options available in number of sub domains. Results highlights the main motivators plus common and cluster specific barriers to implement sustainable manufacturing in local industry. These outcomes can be easily considered for the policy development purposes in developing countries in future.
URI: urn:nbn:de:kobv:83-opus4-70900
Issue Date: 2013
Date Available: 15-Sep-2015
DDC Class: 670 Industrielle Fertigung
Subject(s): Awareness of sustainability
Manufacturing plant sustainability
Policy making
Sustainable manufacturing
Triple bottom line in sustainability
Proceedings Title: Innovative solutions : proceedings / 11th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, Berlin, Germany, 23rd - 25th September, 2013
Publisher: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin
Publisher Place: Berlin
Page Start: 171
Page End: 176
Notes: Part of: Seliger, Günther (Ed.): Innovative solutions : proceedings / 11th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, Berlin, Germany, 23rd - 25th September, 2013. - Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, 2013. - ISBN 978-3-7983-2609-5 (online). - - pp. 171–176.
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