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Economic and social aspects of merger of territorial self-government units – Polish experience

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The article deals with the issues of merging Local Government Units (LGU). Based on Polish experience related to the unique process of integration of the city and the commune of Zielona Góra in 2015, the authors present the most important economic and social aspects of combining local government units. The article also presents important elements of the process of creating a new functional area from two different neighbouring local government units. Moreover, the exemplified research results, carried out in 2018 among residents of the commune annexed to the city, concerning the economic and social effects of the integration process, made available by the City of Zielona Góra for the purposes of this article, were presented and discussed there. At the same time, a synthetic evaluation of this process was carried out in the light of the documents analysed in the article that form the basis of the merger process and presented results of empirical research.

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An integrative Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and lean-based approach for development of new complex products

REFEENCES Chen, Y. (2016). Industrial information integration – A literature review 2006-2015, Journal of Industrial Integration, 2, pp. 30-64. Esridge, C., Eveleigh, T. and Tanju, B. (2016). Integration of System Modeling and Design Processes, Data and Technology for streamlining Enterprise Integration, Procedia Computer Science, 95, pp. 311-318. Forsberg, K., Mooz, H. and Cotterman, H. (2005). Visualizing Project Management: Models and Frameworks for Mastering Complex Systems. Third Edition, John Wiley&Sons, Hoboken. Fosse, E. (2014

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Waste Management Integration with Green Quality Function Deployment (G-QFD) for Healthcare Centre

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High doses of medical waste evidence that health waste management is problematic. A case study was conducted at various health institutions. This research analyzes various issues in the area of medical waste management. The research examines the perception of staff regarding medical waste management. The purpose of the study is to investigate the level of knowledge, attitudes and role of health practitioners in the management of medical waste.

Here the quality index and the environmental index of two health centers are studied; one is a private hospital and the other one a state hospital and compares these two indices with a questionnaire.

To provide environmentally friendly services, customers and environmental criteria have to be taken into account in the decision-making process and distributing the Green Quality Function provides a very useful way to achieve this goal.

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Smart solutions for improving working processes. A research experiences from dental clinic

REFEENCES Arm Mbed. (2018). Understanding the different types of BLE Beacons, https://os.mbed.com/blog/entry/BLE-Beacons-URIBeacon-AltBeacons-iBeacon/ . Brokaw, S. (2014). The expectation of Quick Response (QR) Codes in print media: An empirical data research anthology. Journal of undergraduate research. Davenport, T.H., Prusak, L. (1998). Working knowledge. Harvard Business School Press, Boston. Filos, E. (2006). Smart organizations in the digital age In: Mezgár, I. (ed.) Integration of Information and Communication Technologies in Smart

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Customer Journey Clue-based Service Failure Prevention

Engineering, Science and Technology, 3(7), 25-38. Tan, K.C., Shen, X.X., 2000. Integrating Kano’s model in the planning matrix of quality function deployment , Total Quality Management, 11(8), 1141-1151. Tax, S.S., Brown, S.W., 1998. Recovering and Learning from service failures , Sloan Management Review, Academic OneFile, 40(1), 75.

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Integrated sustainable freight transport system for city multi-floor manufacturing clusters

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The purpose of the article is to present the integrated sustainable freight transport system dedicated for city clusters. The presented concept and calculation model is the result of a broader study on the effectiveness of production and transport systems in urban areas. The integrated sustainable freight transport system described in this paper serves multi-floor manufacturing clusters and therefore meets two efficiency requirements: technological integration and process sustainability. The integration of in-house transport system servicing multi-floor manufacturing building and supply chain deliveries to/from logistic node is based on efficient use of Intelligent Reconfigurable Trolleys (IRTs). The calculation model of integrated freight transport system allows for the quantitative matching of key elements of the transport system to the multi-floor manufacturing cluster needs. Properly selected and functionally integrated elements of proposed transport system allows to minimize losses and reduce the negative impact of transport on the environment.

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Organizational learning in developing the integrated quality management

References A nttila , J., J ussila , K., K ajava , J. 2012. Reinforcing business integration in managing specialized disciplines in organizations , Management system standards viewpoints, The International Symposium on Quality, Solin, Croatia. A nattila , J., J ussila , K. 2018. The role of internal auditing in the development of the organization towards the excellent performance , The 19 th International Symposium on Quality, Plitvička jezera Croatia. A nttila , J., J ussila , K. 2017a. Universities and smart cities: The challenges to high

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The application of the integrated production assets management system in the Polish Mining Group Inc.

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The management of the production assets in the Polish Mining Group Inc. is geared towards achieving strategic aims through the unification of the obtained machines/devices, their practical use while maintaining them in the proper technical condition, adhering to proper maintenance-renovation procedures, reserves optimization as well as final recycling with no re-use in the production cycle. The following paper presents the functioning of the IT support in the production assets management, geared towards the integration with other areas of technical and economic activities of the Group. The modular structure of the integrated IT system makes it possible to gradually implement the successive solutions functioning within the Group as well as in the surrounding local areas, ensuring the suitability to the current needs of the organization and the system users.

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Analysis of use of Methods and Quality Management Tools in a Group of Production Enterprises

REFERENCES Bailie, H. H. (1985). Organize your thinking with a why-why diagram. Quality Progress, 18(12), pp. 22-24. Beard-Gunter, A., Ellis, D. G., Found, P. A. (2019). TQM, games design and the implications of integration in Industry 4.0 systems. International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences, 11(2), pp. 235-247. Carnerud, D., Backstrom, I. (2019). Four decades of research on quality: summarising, Trendspotting and looking ahead. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, pp. 1-23. https://doi.org/10

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5S system as a manner for improving working conditions and safety of work in a production company

improvement. World Acad Sci, Eng and Technol, 59(12), pp. 2014-2019. Bayo-Moriones, A., Bello-Pintado, A. and Merino-Díaz de Cerio, J. (2010). 5S use in manufacturing plants – contextual factors and impact on operating performance. Int J Qual & Rel Manage, 27(2), pp. 217-230. Bevilacqua, M., Ciarapica, F.E., De Sanctis, I., Mazzuto, G. and Paciarotti, C. (2015). A changeover time reduction through an integration of lean practices: a case study from pharmaceutical sector. Ass Auto, 35(10), pp. 22-34. Chapman, C.D. (2005). Clean house with lean 5S. Quality

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