Applications of Management Science Vol: 19

Kenneth D. Lawrence
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Gary Kleinman
Monclair State University, USA

Product Details
06 Aug 2018
Emerald Publishing Limited
200 pages - 152 x 229mm
Applications of Management Science
Applications of Management Science is a blind refereed series that is published on an annual basis. Its objective is to present current studies in the application of management science to the solution of significant managerial decision-making problems. It significantly aids in the dissemination of the solution of managerial decision-making problems with management science methodologies. 
Volume 19 focuses on the application of management science methodologies, data envelopment analysis and multi-criteria decision making. The first section is focused on data envelopment analysis. The second section focuses on multi-criteria decision making. The third section focuses on decision making. 
This volume will be of significant interested to those involved in the applications of multi-criteria decision making, data envelopment analysis and decision making, in a realistic managerial problem solving environment through the use of state-of-the-art management science modelling.
Chapter 1. Intercollegiate Athletics Efficiency: A Two-Stage DEA Approach; Mauro Falasca and John F. Kros
Chapter 2. An Empirical Analysis of the Performance of Residential Real Estate Investment Funds; Rashmi Malhotra and D.K. Malhotra
Chapter 3. Evaluating the Impact of Advertising on Sales and Profitability in Apparel Industry; Rashmi Malhotra, D.K. Malhotra, Elizabeth Mariotz and Raymond R. Poteau
Chapter 4. Productivity in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry: A DEA Approach; Kenneth D. Lawrence, Dinesh R. Pai and Sheila M. Lawrence
Chapter 5. A Linear Physical Programming Approach for Evaluating Collection Centers for End-of-Life Products; Bandar A. Alkhayyal and Surendra M. Gupta 
Chapter 6. Enterprise Warranty Programs for Two-Dimensional Policies with Multiple Objectives; Amit Mitra
Chapter 7. Weighted-Sum Approach for Bi-Objective Optimization of Fleet Size with Environmental Aspects; Bartosz Sawik 
Chapter 8. Chinese Drywall: A Systemic Decision Making Approach; Patrick T. Hester and Ying Thaviphoke
Chapter 9. Decision Support Capabilities in Excel; Ronald Klimberg and Samuel Ratick
Kenneth Lawrence, PhD, is a Professor of Management Science and Business Analytics at the Tuchman School of Management at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Lawrence’s professional employment includes over 20 years of technical management experience with AT&T as Director, Decision Support Systems and Marketing Demand Analysis, Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc., Prudential Insurance, and the U. S. Army in forecasting, marketing planning and research, statistical analysis and operations research.
Gary Kleinman is a Professor of Accounting at the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University. He has taught auditing and many other accounting courses for many years at both undergraduate and masters levels. He has a CPA license and obtained his PhD from Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. In addition, Dr. Kleinman has an extensive research background, writing about auditing, auditor judgment, auditor independence, auditor behavior and statistical sampling in auditing.

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