Jing Shao

Jing Shao




POLIMI - Milan


UPM - Madrid



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Jing Shao is a PhD  graduate in the European doctorate in Industrial Management programme (EDIM) and now she is working in the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Italy. Her research interested involves eco-efficiency, KPI development, stakeholder management, sustainable green factory designing, automobile industry, and sustainable development and management.
Jing Shao holds a B.Sc. in Energy Power and Engineering with minor in Automobile Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University (China). Then she obtained master degree in Production Engineering and Management in Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Sweden). In 2011 she was awarded a fellowship for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate allowing her to be one of the first nine PhD candidates of the EDIM programme (1st edition). Her home university is POLIMI (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) while host university is UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain). From north to south Europe, she gained great opportunities to work in different culture environments and with numbers of renowned professors and practitioners.

Jing Shao's current working position:

Associate Professor
Department of Business Administration
School of Management (iRISO-international Research Institution of Sustainable Operations)
Northwestern Polytechnical University
127 West Youyi Road, 710072, Xi'an, P.R.China
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Shao J., Taisch M., Ortega-Mier M., (2016) "A grey-DEcision-MAking Trial and Evaluation Laboratory (DEMATEL) Analysis on the Barriers between Environmentally Friendly Products and Consumers: Practitioners' Viewpoints on the European Automobile Industry" in Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol.112, P4, pp.3185-3194. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.10.113

Shao J., Taisch M., Ortega-Mier M., (2016) "Influencing Factors to Facilitate Sustainable Consumption: From the Experts’ Viewpoints", in Journal of Cleaner Production, accepted.

Proceedings on International Scientific Conferences:

Shao, J., Taisch, M., Ortega, M., "Application of the DEMATEL Method to Identify Relations among Barriers between Green Products and Consumers", 17th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production - ERSCP 2014 - Portoroz, Slovenia page 142 available athttps://conferences1.matheo.si/getFile.py/access?contribId=176&resId=0&materialId=paper&confId=0

Shao, J., Taisch, M., Ortega, M.,"Sustainability Performance Assessment for Consumers: A Configuration Model for Automobile Industry in Italy", Global Cleaner Production & Sustainable Consumption Conference (GCPC 2015), 1-4 Nov. 2015 - Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

Shao J., Taisch M., Ortega-Mier M., "A Proposal of Consumer Driven Framework for Enabling Sustainable Production and Consumption. Advances in Production Management Systems. Innovative and Knowledge-Based Production Management in a Global-Local World" IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2014, Ajaccio, France, September 20-24, 2014, Proceedings, Part II, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-44736-9_50

Gonzalez S.J., Bettiga D., Shao J., Crowdfunding: A new meaning for fundraising & user innovation, Proceedings of the 19th DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, pp.2683-2709, London, 2–4 Sep., 2014. ISBN 978-0-615-99152-8

Gonzalez S.J., Shao J., Bettiga D., "Crowdfunding: a new driver of user innovation", 12th Annual Open and User Innovation Conference, Harvard Business School, US, 28-30 July, 2014

Shao J., Taisch M., Ortega-Mier M., "Sustainability Assessment Instruments for Consumers. 20th Engineering, Technology and Innovation" (ICE 2014), Bergamo, Italy, 23-25, June, 2014. Publisher: IEEE, DOI:10.1109/ICE.2014.6871624

Taisch M., Shao J., "Critical Mapping of Sustainable Index Methodologies", IEEM, Bangkok, Thailand, 10-12 December, 2013


Current research:

  • Eco-efficiency KPIs for stakeholders (PhD thesis project)
  • Sustainable production and consumption
  • Sustainable index
  • DEMATEL analysis

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Our participants

  • Emrah Karakaya - Edition I

    EDIM is a great opportunity to learn from diverse cultures, grow in double academic areas, contribute to each other and be recognized in a large network. It is a unique doctoral program with its multi-disciplinary research topics and quarterly workshops. I love EDIM!
  • Andres Ramirez Portilla – Edition I

    One of the great advantages of this program is the EDIM workshops, where you can develop and enhance your academic and professional networking. The EDIM workshops need to be considered as a best practice by other Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programs
  • Sudipa Sarker – Edition II

    I am glad to be part of this program not only because of the opportunities EDIM has created for me but also for the wonderful people I have come across during this program. I hope that the future days will be as thrilling, inspiring and stimulating as it has been
  • Simon Okwir – Edition II

    EDIM for me is an industry of knowledge and where you find a career. When it comes to my future uncertainties, EDIM is a combination of both: present partners and future lifelong contacts
  • Maksim Miterev – Edition II

    EDIM is a life changing experience: it has changed where I live, what I do, whom I know and what I want. It's also a great source of friends and potential future colleagues. I feel part of a large international community of interesting people with lots of common interests
  • Anna Darmani – Edition I

    EDIM is like a journey. But, not only a research journey! EDIM is a program by which you can explore different cultures, systems, environments as well as knowledge perspectives. I believe EDIM is one of the best programs for experiencing different managerial contexts
  • Seyoum Birkie Eshetu - Edition I

    Being part of EDIM is more than just doing a PhD. It is about creating family within the academic circle. I am happy to be part of this diverse community with ample informal learning opportunities