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Operational research books

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Elicitation The Science and Art of Structuring Judgement by Luis C. Dias Elicitation The Science and Art of Structuring Judgement

This book is about elicitation: the facilitation of the quantitative expression of subjective judgement about matters of fact, interacting with subject experts, or about matters of value, interacting with decision makers or stakeholders. It offers an integrated presentation of procedures...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Maritime Studies and Logistics Applications and Cases by Paul Tae-Woo Lee Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Maritime Studies and Logistics Applications and Cases

This book describes a wide range real-case applications of Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) in maritime related subjects including shipping, port, maritime logistics, cruise ports, waterfront developments, and shipping finance, etc.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

The Human Turn in Management Thought by Sverre Raffnsoe The Human Turn in Management Thought

Understanding and managing human factors has assumed a central role in today's workplace; or perhaps, more accurately, understanding in order to manage. The basic but often puzzling and daunting task for managers is to productively handle the human factor, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Introduction to Cutting and Packing Optimization Problems, Modeling Approaches, Solution Methods by Guntram Scheithauer Introduction to Cutting and Packing Optimization Problems, Modeling Approaches, Solution Methods

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most important and frequently considered optimization problems concerning cutting and packing.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Chaos, Complexity and Leadership 2016 by Sefika Sule Ercetin Chaos, Complexity and Leadership 2016

This book covers the proceedings from the 2016 International Symposium on Chaos, Complexity and Leadership, and reflects current research results of chaos and complexity studies and their applications in various fields.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2017

Handbook of Recent Advances in Commodity and Financial Modeling Quantitative Methods in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Energy and Commodity Markets by Giorgio Consigli Handbook of Recent Advances in Commodity and Financial Modeling Quantitative Methods in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Energy and Commodity Markets

This handbook includes contributions related to optimization, pricing and valuation problems, risk modeling and decision making problems arising in global financial and commodity markets from the perspective of Operations Research and Management Science. The book is structured in three parts,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Organisational Adaptations A Pluralistic Perspective by Oluwaseun E. Adegbite Organisational Adaptations A Pluralistic Perspective

This book explores how enterprises adapt to challenges in their business environments. Simply put, today's business environment demands a new way of doing business that challenges brand's existing core business philosophy.Organisations are `individual' entities in their own rights.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Recent Developments in Metaheuristics by Lionel Amodeo Recent Developments in Metaheuristics

This book highlights state-of-the-art developments in metaheuristics research. It examines all aspects of metaheuristic research including new algorithmic developments, applications, new research challenges, theoretical developments, implementation issues, in-depth experimental studies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

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Fundamental Theories of Mega Infrastructure Construction Management Theoretical Considerations from Chinese Practices by Zhaohan Sheng Fundamental Theories of Mega Infrastructure Construction Management Theoretical Considerations from Chinese Practices

Fundamental Theories of Mega Infrastructure Construction Management: Theoretical Considerations from Chinese Practices is a collection of decades of research and applications of managing megaprojects using theories of complex systems and management sciences.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Structural Dynamics and Resilience in Supply Chain Risk Management by Dmitry Ivanov Structural Dynamics and Resilience in Supply Chain Risk Management

This book offers an introduction to structural dynamics, ripple effect and resilience in supply chain disruption risk management for larger audiences.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

Practical Decision Making An Introduction to The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Using Super Decisions v3 by Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas Practical Decision Making An Introduction to The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Using Super Decisions v3
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This book offers a simple introduction to the theory and practice of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) without a pre-requisite for a sophisticated mathematical background.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/12/2017

Data Envelopment Analysis in the Financial Services Industry by Joseph C. Paradi, H. David Sherman, Fai Tam Data Envelopment Analysis in the Financial Services Industry
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This book presents the methodology and applications of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in measuring productivity, efficiency and effectiveness in Financial Services firms such as banks, bank branches, stock markets, pension funds, mutual funds, insurance firms, credit unions, credit scoring, fraud...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/12/2017

Productivity and Inequality by William H. Greene Productivity and Inequality

The volume highlights the state-of-the-art knowledge (including data analysis) of productivity, inequality and efficiency analysis. It showcases a selection of the best papers from the 9th North American Productivity Workshop. These papers are relevant to academia, but also to public...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/12/2017

Financial Decision Aid Using Multiple Criteria Recent Models and Applications by Hatem Masri Financial Decision Aid Using Multiple Criteria Recent Models and Applications

This volume highlights recent applications of multiple-criteria decision-making (MCDM) models in the field of finance. Covering a wide range of MCDM approaches, including multiobjective optimization, goal programming, value-based models, outranking techniques, and fuzzy models, it provides researchers and practitioners with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/12/2017

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Stochastic Modelling in Production Planning Methods for Improvement and Investigations on Production System Behaviour by Alexander Hubl Stochastic Modelling in Production Planning Methods for Improvement and Investigations on Production System Behaviour

Alexander Hubl develops models for production planning and analyzes performance indicators to investigate production system behaviour. He extends existing literature by considering the uncertainty of customer required lead time and processing times as well as by increasing the complexity of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2017

Made-to-Measure Problem-Solving by Victor Newman Made-to-Measure Problem-Solving

Do you solve problems in the style of a coyote, competitor or eagle? Recognising the way you approach and deal with problems at work will enable you to identify the most suitable technique to use on a daily basis. Victor...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Advanced Methods for Modeling Markets by Peter Leeflang Advanced Methods for Modeling Markets

This volume presents advanced techniques to modeling markets, with a wide spectrum of topics, including advanced individual demand models, time series analysis, state space models, spatial models, structural models, mediation, models that specify competition and diffusion models.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2017

Data and Decision Sciences in Action Proceedings of the Australian Society for Operations Research Conference 2016 by Ruhul Amin Sarker Data and Decision Sciences in Action Proceedings of the Australian Society for Operations Research Conference 2016

Offering a concise and multidisciplinary reference guide to the state of the art in Australian operations research, this book will be of great value to academics working in many disciplines associated with operations research, as well as industrial practitioners engaged...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Outcome-Based Performance Management in the Public Sector by Elio Borgonovi Outcome-Based Performance Management in the Public Sector

This book highlights the use of an outcome-oriented view of performance to frame and assess the desirability of the effects produced by adopted policies, so to allow governments not only to consider effects in the short, but also the long...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Innovative Quality Improvements in Operations Introducing Emergent Quality Management by Tomas Backstrom Innovative Quality Improvements in Operations Introducing Emergent Quality Management

This book examines current and emerging challenges in manufacturing related to the ideal of developing production processes with variability and agility on one level of the system, combined with structures ensuring stability and robustness on another level; close to what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Supply Chain Disruption Management Using Stochastic Mixed Integer Programming by Tadeusz Sawik Supply Chain Disruption Management Using Stochastic Mixed Integer Programming

This book deals with stochastic combinatorial optimization problems in supply chain disruption management, with a particular focus on management of disrupted flows in customer-driven supply chains. The problems are modeled using a scenario based stochastic mixed integer programming to address...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/07/2017

Handbook of Marketing Decision Models by Berend Wierenga Handbook of Marketing Decision Models

The Second Edition of this book presents the state of the art in this important field. Marketing decision models constitute a core component of the marketing discipline and the area is changing rapidly, not only due to fundamental advances in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/07/2017

Management Ideas by Sultan Kermally Management Ideas

Management Ideas is a unique guide to the dominant theories influencing management practice in the late 20th century. Kermally explains how some organizations have taken these ideas on board and incorporated them in their strategies in order to survive in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Solving Complex Decision Problems A Heuristic Process by Rudolf Grunig, Richard Kuhn Solving Complex Decision Problems A Heuristic Process
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This book offers a decision making procedure to help managers in companies, non-profit organisations and public administration solve problems. It focuses on problem analysis, on developing solution options and on establishing the decision making matrix.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Linear and Nonlinear Optimization by Richard W. Cottle, Mukund N. Thapa Linear and Nonlinear Optimization
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? This textbook on Linear and Nonlinear Optimization is intended for graduate and advanced undergraduate students in operations research and related fields.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2017

Operations Research Proceedings 2016 Selected Papers of the Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society (GOR), Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany, August 30 - Sep by Andreas Fink Operations Research Proceedings 2016 Selected Papers of the Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society (GOR), Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany, August 30 - Sep

This book includes a selection of refereed papers presented at the Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society (OR2016), which took place at the Helmut-Schmidt-Universitat / Universitat der Bundeswehr Hamburg, Germany, Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2016. Over...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

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