Applications of Management Science: In Productivity, Finance, and Operations

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Ronald K. Klimberg, Kenneth D. Lawrence
Emerald Group Publishing, 2006 - Business & Economics - 308 pages
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Volume 12 of the Applications of Management Science series is directed toward the applications of management science to (1) Multi-Criteria Decision Making, (2) Operations and Supply Chain Management, (3) Productivity Management (DEA), and (4) Financial Management. This volume will prove valuable to researchers, practitioners and students of management science and operations research. It provides an overview of some of the most essential aspects of the discipline and is an excellent point of reference for persons interested in management or management science. *Focuses on four key applications of management science *Targeted towards a wide audience of researchers, practitioners, and students
 

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THE HORACE MANN INSURANCE COMPANY
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A MULTIPLE CRITERIA DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS APPROACH
13
EVALUATING THE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY OF RAILWAY SYSTEMS WITH SENSITIVITY ANALYSES TO SAMPLING VARIATIONS
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INPUTOUTPUT VARIABLE EVALUATION FOR STUDYING DEA EFFICIENCY PERFORMANCE IN ELECTRIC UTILITIES
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MULTICRITERIA APPLICATIONS
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A SURVEY OF MULTIOBJECTIVE SCHEDULING TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO THE JOB SHOP PROBLEM JSP
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A MULTIOBJECTIVE MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING MODEL FOR AUDIT SAMPLES OF BALANCES FOR ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
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LOCATION OF SERVICE CENTERS
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A NOVEL APPROACH TO THE CONTINUOUS FLOW TRUCKLOAD ROUTING PROBLEM
145
VERTICAL COOPERATIVE ADVERTISING IN A MANUFACTURERRETAILER SUPPLY CHANNEL
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DETERMINISTIC HYBRID AND STOCHASTIC COMBINATORIAL OPTIMIZATION TREATMENTS OF AN ELECTRONIC PRODUCT DISASS...
175
USING MIRROR WORLDS TO SUPPORT SUPPLY NETWORK MANAGEMENT
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FINANCIAL AND OTHER APPLICATIONS
213
AN ANALYTIC NETWORK PROCESS MODEL FOR INTERNAL AUDITOR SELECTION
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A TWODIMENSIONAL MINIMAL REPAIR WARRANTY POLICY
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A COST VARIANCE INVESTIGATION USING BELIEF FUNCTIONS
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IDENTIFYING COMPOUNDS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES DEVELOPMENT TRACKS USING A MULTICRITERIA DECISION MO...
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CALCULATING DISASSEMBLY YIELDS IN A MULTICRITERIA DECISIONMAKING ENVIRONMENT FOR A DISASSEMBLYTOORDER SY...
109
OPERATIONAL APPLICATIONS
127
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR A NETWORK DESIGN MODEL WITH UNCERTAIN DEMAND
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CHANCECONSTRAINED PROGRAMMING WITH SKEWED DISTRIBUTIONS OF MATRIX COEFFICIENTS AND APPLICATIONS TO ENVIR...
265
OPTIMAL ADVERTISING PULSATION POLICY FOR A CONTINUOUS MODEL OF ADVERTISING COMPETITION
285
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