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Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research

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With the influence of operations research and management science, business and administration methods have made significant strides in advancing the effective application methods for decision-making processes. Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research examines related research in decision, management, and other behavioral sciences in order to exchange and collaborate on information among business, industry, and government. This book presents innovative theories and practices in operations research and is essential for practitioners, educators, and researchers for improving business functions and decision making.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Exploring the Important Issues of Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. RFID INVENTORY CONTROL
    3. SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    4. THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS (OUTBOUND LOGISTICS)
    5. E-PROCUREMENT SYSTEM/OUTSOURCING
    6. CONCLUSION
  6. Chapter 1: Case Studies of RFID Practices for Competitive Inventory Management Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IMPLEMENTATION CONCERNS AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
    4. CASE STUDIES OF RFID-BASED PRODUCT AND/OF SERVICE DESIGN AND ADAPTABILITY
    5. COMPANY CASE STUDIES
    6. FUTURE USES OF RFID-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES
    7. GENERAL CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
  7. Chapter 2: An Integer Programming Model to Maximize Battery Manufacturing Productivity
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
    3. SURVEY OF RELEVANT LITERATURE
    4. STAGES OF BATTERY MANUFACTURING
    5. PRODUCTION PLANNING INTEGER PROGRAMMING MODEL
    6. MODEL APPLICATION CASE STUDY
    7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE EXTENSIONS
  8. Chapter 3: Improving Security and Efficiency of Multimodal Supply Chains Using Monitoring Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CRITICAL STAGES IN MULTIMODAL SUPPLY CHAINS
    4. RISK ASSESSMENT
    5. TECHNOLOGY FOR INTEGRITY PROTECTION
    6. SECURITY SERVICE CONCEPT
    7. PILOTS
    8. CHECKLIST FOR DEVICE SELECTION
    9. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 4: RFID
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. AUTOMATED IDENTIFICATION
    5. CASE ABB: RFID TRACKING IN MANUFACTURING PLANT
    6. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 5: Ordering Policy for Imperfect-Quality Deteriorating Items with Initial-Inspection and Allowable Shortage under the Condition of Permissible Delay in Payments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. ASSUMPTIONS AND NOTATIONS
    4. 3. MATHEMATICAL FORMULATION AND SOLUTION
    5. 4. NUMERICAL EXAMPLES
    6. 5 SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS
    7. 6 CONCLUSION
    8. 7 FUTURE SCOPE
    9. APPENDIX A
  11. Chapter 6: Innovating Practices in Managing Engineering Design Projects
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. REVISITING ANT
    4. 3. PROJECT PERFORMANCE
    5. 4. TASK PERTURBATION INDEX
    6. 5. MANAGING PERTURBATION IN PROJECTS
    7. 6. COPING WITH INNOVATIVE PRACTICES
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 7: Essentials of Linear Programming for Managers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LINEAR PROGRAMMING MODEL
    4. 3. DECISION-MAKER'S ENVIRONMENT
    5. 4. SOLVING THE SYSTEM OF LINEAR INEQUALITIES
    6. 5. SOLVING LINEAR PROGRAMS
    7. 6. CONSTRUCTION OF THE LARGEST SENSITIVITY REGIONS BASED ON OPTIMAL SOLUTION NOT “BASIS”
    8. 7. GENERAL SENSITIVITY REGION FOR COST COEFFICIENTS: MAINTAINING THE VALIDITY OF CURRENT OPTIMAL VERTEX NOT “BASIS”
    9. 8. DEALING WITH NON-STANDARD FORM LP PROBLEMS
    10. 9. SOFTWARE PACKAGES SHADOW PRICE AND SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS REPORTS
    11. 10. MAINTAINING A PRIMAL DEGENERATE OPTIMAL VERTEX OPTIMAL
    12. 11. MAINTAINING THE MULTIPLE OPTIMAL VERTICES OPTIMAL
    13. 12. THE MORE-FOR-LESS OR LESS-FOR-MORE SITUATIONS
    14. 13. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 8: Using Holistic Strategy to Govern Today’s Extended Enterprise
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EXTENDED ENTERPRISE
    4. GOVERNING STRATEGIES
    5. HUMAN COLLABORATION FACTORS
    6. SUMMARY
  14. Chapter 9: A Stakeholder Perspective of Sustainable Supply Chain Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SUSTAINABILITY: THE TRIPLE-BOTTOM-LINE PERSPECTIVE
    4. 3. TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
    5. 4. SUSTAINABILITY AND SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS
    6. 5. SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    7. 6. A STAKEHOLDER PERSPECTIVE OF SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN
    8. 7. THE EMPIRICAL STUDY
    9. 8. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
  15. Chapter 10: Key Success Drivers for Large High-Technology Projects
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE OVERVIEW
    4. RESEARCH METHOD AND DATA SOURCE
    5. KEY FINDINGS
    6. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: Analysis, Critique, and Proposed Revision of Crew Resource Management for Cockpit Automation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. FORWARD
    3. INTRODUCTION
    4. BACKGROUND
    5. A REALISTIC LOOK BACK IN TIME
    6. ANOTHER PATH OPENS AND IS CLOSED
    7. CONCLUSIONS
    8. CRM FLAWS
    9. SUMMARY
    10. STARTING ANEW
    11. LINE ORIENTED FLIGHT TRAINING (LOFT) AND CRM
    12. THE MILITARY AND CRM: USCG, USAF, AND USN
    13. THE FAA'S LATEST VERSION OF CRM
    14. THE R-MPM AND ERICA
    15. RATIONALE
    16. ERICA
    17. REVISED MISSION PERFORMANCE MODEL (R-MPM)
    18. THE R-MPM
    19. SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS, FUTURE R&D
    20. NOTE
    21. APPENDIX A: THE MISSION PERFORMANCE MODEL (1991/2)
  17. Chapter 12: Beyond the Paradox of Service Industrialization
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. THE PARADOX OF SERVICE INDUSTRIALIZATION
    3. HUMAN SUBJECTIVITY AND THE CREATION OF MEANING
    4. BEYOND THE PARADOX OF SERVICE INDUSTRIALIZATION
    5. KNOWING THE CUSTOMER
    6. DESIGNING A VALUE PROPOSITION
    7. A RESEARCH AGENDA
  18. Chapter 13: Adoption and Utilization of ICT in the Chinese Third-Party Logistics Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSIONS
    6. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    7. FOLLOW-UP RESEARCH
    8. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
  19. Chapter 14: A Platform for Collaborative Outbound Logistics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PAPER POSITION AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    4. FROM MANAGERIAL DECISION LEVELS TO SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
    5. OUTBOUND LOGISTICS
    6. COLLABORATIVE PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT
    7. VALIDATION
    8. RELATED WORK
    9. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 15: Why Information Systems Replication Strategy Fails in Transnational Operation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES
    4. RESEARCH METHODS
    5. DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    7. APPENDIX
  21. Chapter 16: Framework Based on Benefits Management and Enterprise Architecture
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PRIVATE CLOUD
    4. PRIVATE CLOUD ARCHITECTURES
    5. COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS
    6. THE PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
    7. THE FRAMEWORK IN REAL LIFE
    8. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 17: Performance of Firms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FACTORS INFLUENCING PERFORMANCE OF FIRMS
    4. MEASUREMENT OF PERFORMANCE
    5. THEORETICAL UNDERPINNING
    6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    7. IDENTIFICATION OF THE FACTORS
    8. RESULTS
    9. INTER-ITEM CORRELATION OF THE FACTORS
    10. VALIDITY TESTS OF THE FACTORS
    11. INFLUENCE OF THE FACTORS ON PERFORMANCE OF ITES FIRMS
    12. FUTURE SCOPE OF STUDY
  23. Chapter 18: Evolution of Supply Chain Collaboration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. FRAMEWORK AND RESEARCH METHOD
    5. RESULTS
    6. IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ROLE OF KNOWLEDGE IN SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORKS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. APPENDIX A
    9. APPENDIX B: CREATE COMPUTATIONAL REPRESENTATION
  24. Compilation of References
  25. About the Contributors
  26. Related References