In Productivity, Finance, and Operations Vol: 12

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13 Jun 2006
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
328 pages - 156 x 234 x 19mm
Applications of Management Science
Volume 12 of the "Applications of Management Science" series is directed toward the applications of management science to: Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Productivity Management (DEA), and 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. It focuses on four key applications of management science, and is targeted towards a wide audience of researchers, practitioners, and students.
Measuring Organizational Efficiency with Data Envelopment Analysis: The Horace Mann Insurance Company. Consumer-Packaged Freight Delivery Evaluation: A Multiple Criteria Data Envelopment Analysis Approach. Evaluating the operational efficiency of railway systems with sensitivity analyses to sampling variations. Input–Output Variable Evaluation for Studying DEA Efficiency Performance in Electric Utilities. A Survey of Multi-Objective Scheduling Techniques Applied to the Job Shop Problem (JSP). A Multi-Objective Mathematical Programming Model for Audit Samples of Balances for Accounts Receivable. A Multi-Criteria Fixed Charge Problem: Location Of Service Centers. Identifying compounds for pharmaceutical companies’ development tracks using a multi-criteria decision model. Calculating disassembly yields in a multi-criteria decision-making environment for a disassembly-to-order system. Selection criteria for a network design model with uncertain demand. A novel approach to the continuous flow truckload routing problem. Vertical Cooperative Advertising in a Manufacturer–Retailer Supply Channel. Deterministic hybrid and stochastic combinatorial optimization treatments of an electronic product disassembly line. Using “mirror worlds” to support supply network management. An Analytic Network Process Model for Internal Auditor Selection. A two-dimensional minimal-repair warranty policy. A Cost Variance Investigation Using Belief Functions. Chance-constrained programming with skewed distributions of matrix coefficients and applications to environmental regulatory activities. Optimal advertising pulsation policy for a continuous model of advertising competition. Dedication. EDITORIAL BOARD. List of Contributors.

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