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Decision Making in Service Industries: A Practical Approach

by Faulin, Javier

<P>In real-life scenarios, service management involves complex decision-making processes usually affected by random or stochastic variables. Under such uncertain conditions, the development and use of robust and flexible strategies, algorithms, ...

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Decision Options: The Art and Science of Making Decisions

by Eapen, Gill

<P>Although uncertainty and flexibility are important attributes that drive the value of an investment, they are seldom systematically considered in traditional financial analysis. Through theory and case studies, <STRONG>Decision Options: The ...

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Delayed and Network Queues

by Aliakbar Montazer Haghighi & Dimitar P. Mishev

<p><strong>Presents an introduction to differential equations, probability, and stochastic processes with real-world applications of queues with delay and delayed network queues</strong></p> <p>Featuring recent advances in queueing theory and ...

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Delivering Customer Value through Procurement and Strategic Sourcing

A Professional Guide to Creating A Sustainable Supply Network

by Walter L. Wallace & Yusen L. Xia

<p>This is the complete executive's guide to driving sustainable competitive advantage and mitigating risk in today's complex supply networks. Two of the field's leading consultants show senior managers how to apply advanced strategic sourcing ...

ISBN: 9780133890105

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Demand and Supply Integration

The Key to World-Class Demand Forecasting

by Mark Moon

Supply chain professionals: master pioneering techniques for integrating demand and supply, and create demand forecasts that are far more accurate and useful! In <I>Demand and Supply Integration</I>, Dr. Mark Moon presents the specific design ...

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Demand Driven Performance

Operational Metrics for the 21st Century

by Debra Smith & Chad Smith

<h4>Implement demand driven smart metrics to drive and sustain dramatic gains in flow and improve ROI performance</h4> <p>What if the objective of minimizing unit product cost that is hard coded into all reporting and measurement systems is ...

ISBN: 9780071796101

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Design and Analysis of High-Power Electromagnetic Impulse Radiator

HPM DEVICES

by Dr. Sachin Bhagwat Umbarkar

<p>Pulses with sub-nanoseconds / nanoseconds rise time are used in high power radar, sterilization, testing the effect on electronic systems, food irradiation, electromagnetic welding, forming, wastewater processing, defence, medical ...

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Designing Delivery

Rethinking IT in the Digital Service Economy

by Jeff Sussna

<p>Now that we’re moving from a product economy to a digital service economy, software is becoming critical for navigating our everyday lives. The quality of your service depends on how well it helps customers accomplish goals and satisfy needs.

ISBN: 9781491903773

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Difference and Differential Equations with Applications in Queueing Theory

by Aliakbar Montazer Haghighi & Dimitar P. Mishev

<p><strong>A Useful Guide to the Interrelated Areas of Differential Equations, Difference Equations, and Queueing Models</strong></p> <p><em>Difference and Differential Equations with Applications in Queueing Theory</em> presents the unique ...

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Discrete and Continuous Simulation: Theory and Practice

by Bandyopadhyay, Susmita

<P>When it comes to discovering glitches inherent in complex systems-be it a railway or banking, chemical production, medical, manufacturing, or inventory control system-developing a simulation of a system can identify problems with less time, ...

ISBN: 9781466596405

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Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics for Management Decision Making

by Sally Brailsford, Leonid Churilov & Brian Dangerfield

<p>In recent years, there has been a growing debate, particularly in the UK and Europe, over the merits of using discrete-event simulation (DES) and system dynamics (SD); there are now instances where both methodologies were employed on the same

ISBN: 9781118762752

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Equitable Resource Allocation

Models, Algorithms and Applications

by Hanan Luss

<p><strong>A unique book that specifically addresses equitable resource allocation problems with applications in communication networks, manufacturing, emergency services, and more</strong></p> <p>Resource allocation problems focus on assigning

ISBN: 9781118449219

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Forecasting Sales at Ska Brewing Company

by Matthew J. Drake

<p>This new business analytics case study challenges readers to project trends and plan capacity for a fast-growing craft beer operation, so it can make the best possible decisions about expensive investments in brewing capacity. Crystallizing ...

ISBN: 9780133822311

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Handbook of Decision Analysis

by Terry Bresnick MBA, Steven N. Tani PhD, Eric R. Johnson PhD & others

<p><strong>A ONE-OF-A-KIND GUIDE TO THE BEST PRACTICES IN DECISION ANALYSIS</strong></p> <p>Decision analysis provides powerful tools for addressing complex decisions that involve uncertainty and multiple objectives, yet most training materials

ISBN: 9781118515846

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How to Keep Your Food Supply Chain Fresh

by Chuck Munson

<p>This new case study examines supply chain issues faced by food retailers as consumers demand greater variety, more fresh produce, and year-round access to exotic products--ranging from Fair Trade coffee from Bali to fresh-cut roses from ...

ISBN: 9780133758368

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Improving Stanford Blood Center's Platelet Supply Chain

by Chuck Munson

<p>This new case study offers an insider view of Stanford Blood Center’s crucial initiative for improving processes associated with the supply of platelets, crucial blood products with a short five-day shelf-life and volatile demand patterns. ...

ISBN: 9780133757606

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Integer Programming: Theory and Practice

by Karlof, John K.

Integer Programming: Theory and Practice contains refereed articles that explore both theoretical aspects of integer programming as well as major applications. <BR><BR>This volume begins with a description of new constructive and iterative ...

ISBN: 9781420039597

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Introduction to Linear Optimization and Extensions with MATLAB®

by Kwon, Roy H.

<P>Filling the need for an introductory book on linear programming that discusses the important ways to mitigate parameter uncertainty, <B>Introduction to Linear Optimization and Extensions with MATLAB® </B>provides a concrete and intuitive yet ...

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Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Science, Engineering, and Finance

by Rosenkrantz, Walter A.

Integrating interesting and widely used concepts of financial engineering into traditional statistics courses, <b>Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Science, Engineering, and Finance</b> illustrates the role and scope of statistics ...

ISBN: 9781584888130

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Inventory Management: Non-Classical Views

by Jaber, Mohamad Y.

<P>As markets become more dynamic and competitive, companies must reconsider how they view inventory and make changes to their production and inventory systems. They must begin to think outside the classical box and develop a new paradigm of ...

ISBN: 9781420079982

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