Applications of Management Science Vol: 16


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781781909560
Published:
05 Nov 2013
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
500 pages - 156 x 234 x 31mm
Series:
Applications of Management Science
Applications of Management Science, Volume 16 focuses on the application of management science to multiple criteria decision making, data envelopment analysis, and managerial applications. Section A focuses on multiple criteria applications in college course scheduling, offshore windfarms, services in a hospital, portfolio optimization, and balancing a sequence dependent disassembly line. Section B focuses on data envelopment analysis applications of productivity in on-line stores, research libraries, and advertising investment plans. Section C focuses on managerial applications on the effects of aging on food consumption, costs of renewable warrantees, pricing models with group buying, and the improvement of patient flow. This volume will be valuable to those interested in multiple criteria applications, data envelopment analysis applications, and other managerial applications of management science.
List of Contributors. EDITORIAL BOARD. A multiple objective approach to assigning classes for an executive MBA program. Why doesn’t the United States have offshore wind farms? A multi-criteria decision analysis of European wind farm common attributes and potential U.S. sites. Application of multi-criteria mathematical programming models for assignment of services in a hospital. Survey of multi-objective portfolio optimization by linear and mixed integer programming. Balancing a sequence-dependent disassembly line using simulated annealing algorithm. A DEA efficiency analysis of operating units within electronic shopping stores. A comparative appraisal of operational efficiency in U.S. research-university libraries: A DEA approach. Using DEA to select the best advertising investment plan. Scenario-based extrapolation models of aging effects on America’s food consumption. Expected costs for some one-time renewable warranty programs. A two-period pricing model with group-buying. Using process capability analysis and simulation to improve patient flow. Applications of management science. Applications of management science. Applications of management science. Copyright page.

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