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Advances in Business and Management Forecasting Vol: 8

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16 Nov 2011
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
208 pages - 156 x 234 x 23mm
Advances in Business and Management Forecasting
"Advances in Business and Management Forecasting" is a blind refereed serial publication published on an annual basis. The objective of this research annual is to present state-of-the-art studies in the application of forecasting methodologies to such areas as sales, marketing, and strategic decision making. (An accurate, robust forecast is critical to effective decision making.) It is the hope and direction of the research annual to become an applications and practitioner-oriented publication. The topics will normally include sales and marketing, forecasting, new product forecasting, judgmentally-based forecasting, the application of surveys to forecasting, forecasting for strategic business decisions, improvements in forecasting accuracy, and sales response models. It is both the hope and direction of the editorial board to stimulate the interest of the practitioners of forecasting to methods and techniques that are relevant.
List of Contributors. EDITORIAL BOARD. Removing Systematic Bias from Demand Forecasts. Seasonal Influences on Electricity Demand in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Propane Demand Modeling for Residential Sectors: A Regression Analysis. A Multiobjective Model for Warranty Policies Integrating Product Quality, Market Share, and R&D Expenditures. Forecasting Bank Solvency: An Emphasis on Loan Quality. An Evaluation of Financial Analysts and Naïve Methods in Forecasting Long-Term Earnings. Short-Term Predictions of the Total Medical Costs of California Counties. Estimating Admissions and Discharges for Planning Purposes – Case of an Academic Health System. Simulation to Forecast the Impact of Electronic Medical Records and Inventory (Patient) Postponement in Developing Efficient Heath Care Supply Chains. Forecasting with Information from the Future. Prediction Markets as a Forecasting Tool. Forecasting, Control, and Management of a Production System Using Predictive Visual Interactive Simulation. Percentage Forecasting Error: A New Forecasting Performance Measure – How Accurate is it?. Advances in business and management forecasting. Advances in business and management forecasting. Advances in business and management forecasting. Copyright page.

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