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A strategic support tool for the incorporation of societal benefits into toy design

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posted on 2018-06-25, 15:30 authored by Kei-Lok (Felix) Shin
This thesis reports on the research undertaken to embed positive social factors into strategic decision making of toy design and manufacturing. This is achieved by two objectives, the first and main objective of this research is to develop a framework which assess the societal benefits of products and enable the comparison of products based on their functionalities. The secondary objective is to develop a toolkit that incorporates the framework with existing sustainable assessment and product management strategies.


Loughborough University, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering.



  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering


© Kei Lok Felix Shin

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.