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Influence of Modern Process Performance Indicators on Corporate Performance — the Empirical Study

internal processes should be determined in a way that enables to monitor the fulfilment of corporate key result indicators or strategic key success factors. This is the reason why the literature review of the article focused on this part of the business process measurement. Modern management approaches require using modern methods and indicators for performance evaluation. The interconnection between process performance measurement and corporate performance evaluation has not been addressed in scientific publications. Most of the scientific works deal with corporate

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Uncertainty Problem in Decision Support System for Means of Transport Maintenance Processes Performance Development / Problem Niepewności W Systemie Wsparcia Decyzyjnego Procesów Utrzymania W Stanie Zdatności Środków Transportu

maintenance processes performance. Decision support system, Carpathian Logistics Congress, CLC' 2012: congress proceedings, Jesenik, Czech Republic, November 7th-9th 2012. Ostrava: Tanger, 2012. [51] Nowakowski T., Werbińska S.: On problems of multicomponent system maintenance modeling, International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 364-378, 2009. [52] Ossowski S., Fernandez A., Serrano J. M., Perez-de-la-Cruz J. L., Belmonte M. V., Hernandez J. Z., Garcia-Serramp A. M., Maseda J. M.: Designing Multiagent Decision

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Assessment of Selected Technical Parameters of Soya Seeds Oil Pressing Process

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The objective of the paper was to determine the impact of the value of the oil pressing pressure with the cold pressing method in a screw press on the pressing course and performance. Varied values of pressure were obtained through the use of three replaceable attachments of the pressing unit with a varied diameter of the outlet conduit (ф1=2 mm, ф2=4 mm and ф3=6 mm). The soya oil pressing process performance was determined in relation to the applied attachment and the soya cultivar. Seeds of 7 Polish non-genetically modified soya cultivars constituted research material. It was proved that both variable pressure values and the used soya cultivars have impact on the pressing performance. Based on the analysis of the obtained research results it was proved that varied technical parameters and soya cultivars influence both the process performance and the remaining parameters and pressing conditions.

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The effect of changes in depth of cut and cutting speed of CNC toolpaths on turning process performance

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In this article, a novel approach to computer optimization of CNC toolpaths by adjustment of cutting speed vcand depth of cut apis presented. Available software works by the principle of adjusting feed rate on the basis of calculations and numerical simulation of the machining process. The authors wish to expand upon this approach by proposing toolpath optimization by altering two other basic process parameters. Intricacies and problems related totheadjustment of apand vcwere explained in the introductory part. Simulation of different variant of the same turning process with different parameter values were conducted to evaluate the effect of changes in depth of cut and cutting speed on process performance. Obtained results were investigated on the account of cutting force and tool life. The authors have found that depth of cut substantially affects cutting force, while the effect of cutting speed on it is minimal. An increase in both depth of cut and cutting speed affects tool life negatively, although the impact of cutting speed is much more severe. An increase in depth of cut allows for a more significant reduction of machining time, while affecting tool life less negatively. On the other hand, the adjustment of cutting speed helpsto reduce machining time without increasing cutting force component values and spindle load.

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Risk assessment issues in the process of freight transport performance

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In the presented paper, authors focus on the issues related to risk assessment of transport processes performance. Thus, there are presented the basic definitions related to the research area. Later, there is discussed the possibility of risk assessment performance in the freight transport, outlining an assessment approach compatible with ISO 31000 standard and ERM concept. This gives the possibility for the presentation of risk assessment of transport processes performance in the chosen road transport company. The article concludes with a summary, including directions for further research.

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Effect of Geometry on Performance of Interlacer

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Interlacer is the key part of interlacing technology that is adopted to improve the cohesion between loose multifilaments. Aimed at finding the interlacers with better performance, the present research designed five interlacers that can be classified into round type and cornered type. These five interlacers are different in cross-sectional shapes of yarn channel but are the same in the cross-sectional area. The evaluation of the performance of the interlacer includes the number and the strength of the tangles of the interlaced yarn it produces. Experiments are carried out at various supplied air pressures, yarn speeds and feed ratios. It was found that the interlacer with round cross-sectional shape of yarn channel is capable of producing an interlaced yarn with a large number of tangles and the cornered cross-sectional shape is effective in improving the strength of tangles. Among these five interlacers, the interlacer with an elliptical or an inverse-triangular shape has the best processing performance

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Risk Assessment in Road Transport – Strategic and Business Approach

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In the presented paper, author focus on the issues related to risk assessment of transport processes performance. The author presented the characteristics of the traditional approach to risk assessment in transport, which is popular in the literature. This approach addresses the strategic risk assessment for the road transport system and it focuses primarily on aspects related to the transport safety. The business approach to risk assessment from the perspective of the managers of the transport process is presented in the next part of the article. In this case, the subject of the analysis is the operational risk, which focuses on the risks affecting the implementation of the transport process and the achievement of the company’s operational objective. The article concludes with a summary, including directions for further research.

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Implementation of Statistical Process Control (SPC) in the Sewing Section of Garment Industry for Quality Improvement

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The main aim of this research was to implement appropriate Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques for quality characteristics on sewing floor of garment Industry. Among different SPC quality improvements tools, control charts have been selected. After analyzing and selecting different critical parameters based on company and customer requirements, the X-bar and R charts for variable and c-charts for attribute quality characteristics have been identified and implemented in the trouser sewing lines for quality improvement. The check points for selected control chart implementation have also been designed. Remedial action plans for the occurred special cause variations and process stability were developed. The project incorporated theoretical and on-job training schemes for different quality team members, to understand the SPC concept and its implementation procedure. After implementation, significant improvements in the sewing section were achieved. The four months analysis before and after implementation of the SPC tools showed that the rejection percentage was reduced from 9.141% to 6.4%. Successful implementation of the result of this project can significantly improve process performance of other similar manufacturing units with appropriate modification.

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Use of Statistical Methods in Quality Control

organizácie prostredníctvom efektívneho uplatňovania procesného manažmentu. In: Vedecký zborník Aktuálne pohľady na konkurencieschopnosť a podnikanie. Bratislava : Ekonóm, s. 50-55. ISBN 978-80-225-3079-8. KORENKO, M. - KAPLÍK, P. 2011. Improvement of process performance and efficiency in a production organisation using a Six Sigma method. In: Acta Technologica Agriculturae, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 105-109. ISSN 1335-2555. KORENKO, M. - KAPLÍK, P. - BULGAKOV, V. 2010. Implementation of 5 S approach in the manufacturing organization. In Naukovij

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Influence of Machine Exploitation Effectiveness on Furniture Production Quality Level

. - KUŠNEROVÁ, M. - TÖKÖLY, P. 2014. Research of journal bearings for using in agricultural mobile machines. In Research in Agricultural Engineering, vol. 60, special iss. (2014), pp. 25-30. KAŹMIERCZAK, J. 2000. Eksploatacja systemów technicznych. Gliwice : Wydawnictwo politechniki Śląskiej. KORENKO, M. - KAPLÍK, P. 2011. Improvement of process performance and efficiency in a production organisation using a Six Sigma method. In Acta Technologica Agriculturae, vol. 14, no. 4. KORENKO, M. - KAPLÍK, P. - BULGAKOV, V. 2010

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