International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management


Performance Management and Measurement

Table Of Contents: Volume 64 Issue 3 - Special Issue: Continuously relevant and responsible organizations via creativity, innovation and sustainability

Strategic resistance for sustaining enterprise relevance

Rick Edgeman

Enterprise sustainability is the capacity to create and maintain social, economic, and environmental benefits. While sustainability connotes survival, excellence is the…

The crippled bottom line – measuring and managing sustainability

Raine Birger Isaksson, Rickard Garvare, Mikael Johnson

Sustainability can be assessed in the dimensions Profit, Planet and People. A problem with the approach is that these dimensions cannot be added. Another problem is that…

The performance-improving benefits of a radical innovation initiative

Jacob Brix, Lois S. Peters

The purpose of this paper is to inquire into the question: to what extent does the process of establishing radical innovation proposals identify new potential for improved…

Corporate sustainability reporting in the apparel industry

Anika Kozlowski, Cory Searcy, Michal Bardecki

The purpose of this paper is to identify the reported indicators in corporate sustainability reports, other documents and the web sites of 14 apparel brands belonging to…

Enhancing prioritisation of technical attributes in quality function deployment

Zafar Iqbal, Nigel Peter Grigg, K. Govindaraju, Nicola Marie Campbell-Allen

Quality function deployment (QFD) is a planning methodology to improve products, services and their associated processes by ensuring that the voice of the customer has…

Major factors affecting contemporary Japanese business environment

Michaela Blahová, Parissa Haghirian, Přemysl Pálka

The purpose of this paper is to investigate factors influencing contemporary Japanese business environment mainly in the field of strategic management and, therefore…

Identifying critical performance indicators and suitable partners using a benchmarking template

Kong Fah Tee

Overall, the UK’s representation in the top 100 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings has declined since 2011. The basic rationale of the project is to…



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