Structuring a Portfolio for Selecting and Prioritizing Textile Products

  • Maurício Johnny Loos
  • Paulo Augusto Cauchick-MiguelEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


The objective of this paper is to demonstrate a proposal on product portfolio management for the development of new products in a textile company. The research methods address the application of real data from the studied company. This work is characterized both as conceptual and field-based research. It constructs a proposal based on existing theory and involves an empirical application of that proposal. By using the portfolio selection and prioritization proposal, the company was able to select new products for development in a structured way. As continuity for this work, the paper suggests the application of product selection and prioritization for other organizations.


Product development Portfolio management Project management 



The authors thank Brazilian agencies CAPES and CNPq for financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurício Johnny Loos
    • 1
  • Paulo Augusto Cauchick-Miguel
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Post-Graduate Program in Production EngineeringFederal University of Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil

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