Analyzing the Interactions Among the Challenges to Circular Economy Practices

BAI, Chunguang, AHMADI, Hadi Badri, MOKTADIR, Md Abdul, KUSI-SARPONG, Simonov and LIOU, James JH (2021). Analyzing the Interactions Among the Challenges to Circular Economy Practices. IEEE Access, 9, 63199-63212.

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The concept of circular economy (CE) significantly lessen the waste and environment pollution. A growing number of articles support the need to consider implementing CE within supply chains. Unfortunately, most corporations have not been successful in pursuing this goal, greatly due to existence of several challenges. Up to now, limited articles have analyzed the challenges to CE practices in the leather sector context. To address this issue, this paper introduces a decision support framework for investigating the interdependencies among challenges to CE practices in the leather industry context using Rough-based Decision-Making Trail and Evaluation Laboratory (Rough DEMATEL) technique. According to the results of the study “lack of financial support from authorities” is the most pressing challenge that impede CE implementation. Findings can assist industrial decision-makers to focus on the challenges to CE practices and employ effective strategies and solutions for moving the leather industry towards sustainable development.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 08 Information and Computing Sciences; 09 Engineering; 10 Technology; 40 Engineering; 46 Information and computing sciences
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Page Range: 63199-63212
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2023 15:27
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2023 15:30

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