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Planning for Human Systems: Essays in Honor of Russell L. Ackoff
By Jean Marc Choukroun Roberta M Snow
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sku: HH-056-78-8279808, mpn: 35 illus., ean: 9780812231281, isbn: 0812231287,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Russell Lincoln Ackoff is a recognized authority in the field of operations research and systems theory. This volume is divided into four major sections. The first deals with Ackoff's intellectual roots in the American pragmatic tradition. The second section demonstrates how systems thinkers have incorporated Ackoff's ideas in their own work. The third section shows the influence of Ackoff's thinking on decision making and problem solving, while the final section offers a reassessment of

Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain (The Mcgraw-hill/Irwin Series in Operations and Decision Sciences)
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
The Second Edition of Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain provides a global, supply chain perspective of operations management and in supply chain management courses that do not require an operations management prerequisite. The Second Edition explains familiar operations management topics as viewed through a supply chain management perspective and reflects key shifts in operations management, including transitions that demand new tools, concepts and approaches to address the demands

Introduction to Discrete Event Systems
By Springer
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ean: 9780387333328, isbn: 0387333320,

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Introduction to Discrete Event Systems is a comprehensive introduction to the field of discrete event systems, offering a breadth of coverage that makes the material accessible to readers of varied backgrounds. The book emphasizes a unified modeling framework that transcends specific application areas, linking the following topics in a coherent manner: language and automata theory, supervisory control, Petri net theory, Markov chains and queuing theory, discrete-event simulation, and concurrent

Operations and Supply Chain Management (The Mcgraw-hill/Irwin Series)
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Operations and Supply Chain Management, as the title indicates, provides increased emphasis on supply chain management in the 13th Edition. The 13th Edition continues its market leading up-to-date coverage of service operations as well. The text includes solved examples and problems, enough cases for MBA courses to use without supplementing, and the industry leading technology support suite..

Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780071782401, isbn: 0071782400,

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“This book is the most comprehensive discussion of all the elements that go into producing superior products that I have read. I have thought a lot about quality over many years, yet the thinking reflected throughout [this] discussion is a real eye-opener for me. For anyone seriously interested in quality, this is a must read.”―Donald E. Petersen, retired President and Chairman, Ford Motor Company “This is a book only a legend like Jim Adams could write. Based on a very popular course

Discrete Stochastic Processes (The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science)
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Stochastic processes are found in probabilistic systems that evolve with time. Discrete stochastic processes change by only integer time steps (for some time scale), or are characterized by discrete occurrences at arbitrary times. Discrete Stochastic Processes helps the reader develop the understanding and intuition necessary to apply stochastic process theory in engineering, science and operations research. The book approaches the subject via many simple examples which build insight into the

Simulation: The Practice of Model Development and Use
By Red Globe Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
Simulation modelling involves the development of models that imitate real–world operations, and statistical analysis of their performance with a view to improving efficiency and effectiveness. This non–technical textbook is focused towards the needs of business, engineering and computer science students..

Best Inclusion Practices: LGBT Diversity
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781137033932, isbn: 1137033932,

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This compilation of experience and sound knowledge seeks to increase awareness about the specific circumstances of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) diversity. Based on a wide range of literature, it provides a global vision of this reality, explaining the evolution of homosexuality during history and reasons why it has been considered a sin, an illness and a crime. Due to its global scope, this volume presents reflections and solutions relevant to any type of international

Practical Optimization Methods: With Mathematica® Applications
By M Asghar Bhatti
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ean: 9780387986319, isbn: 0387986316,

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This introductory textbook adopts a practical and intuitive approach, rather than emphasizing mathematical rigor. Computationally oriented books in this area generally present algorithms alone, and expect readers to perform computations by hand, and are often written in traditional computer languages, such as Basic, Fortran or Pascal. This book, on the other hand, is the first text to use Mathematica to develop a thorough understanding of optimization algorithms, fully exploiting Mathematica's

Effective Multicultural Teams: Theory and Practice (Advances in Group Decision and Negotiation)
By Springer
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ean: 9781402086977, isbn: 1402086970,

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Multicultural and multinational teams have become an important strategic and structural element of organizational work in our globalized world today. These teams are demonstrating their importance from the factory floors to the boardrooms of contemporary organizations. The emergence of multicultural teams is evident across a variety of organizations in the private, public, and civil society sectors. These developments have led to an increasing interest in the theory and practice of

Optimization (Springer Texts in Statistics)
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mpn: 20 black & white tables, biography, ean: 9781461458371, isbn: 1461458374,

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Finite-dimensional optimization problems occur throughout the mathematical sciences. The majority of these problems cannot be solved analytically. This introduction to optimization attempts to strike a balance between presentation of mathematical theory and development of numerical algorithms. Building on students’ skills in calculus and linear algebra, the text provides a rigorous exposition without undue abstraction. Its stress on statistical applications will be especially appealing to

Lagrange-type Functions in Constrained Non-Convex Optimization (Applied Optimization)
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ean: 9781402076275, isbn: 1402076274,

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Lagrange and penalty function methods provide a powerful approach, both as a theoretical tool and a computational vehicle, for the study of constrained optimization problems. However, for a nonconvex constrained optimization problem, the classical Lagrange primal-dual method may fail to find a mini­ mum as a zero duality gap is not always guaranteed. A large penalty parameter is, in general, required for classical quadratic penalty functions in order that minima of penalty problems are a good

Probabilistic Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis (Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability)
By Chapman and Hall/CRC
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ean: 9781138630154, isbn: 1138630152,

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Probabilistic Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis presents a fresh and insightful perspective on the fundamental tenets and major challenges of modern network analysis. Its lucid exposition provides necessary background for understanding the essential ideas behind exchangeable and dynamic network models, network sampling, and network statistics such as sparsity and power law, all of which play a central role in contemporary data science and machine learning applications. The book

CBAP / CCBA Certified Business Analysis Study Guide
By imusti
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ean: 9781119248835, isbn: 1119248833,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
The bestselling CBAP/CCBA study guide, updated for exam v3.0The CBAP/CCBA Certified Business Analysis Study Guide, Second Edition offers 100% coverage of all exam objectives for the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) exams offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Detailed coverage encompasses all six knowledge areas defined by the Guide to Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK): Planning and

Pricing Credit Products
By Stanford Business Books
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ean: 9780804787208, isbn: 0804787204,

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In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, it became apparent that pricing loans in a way that is profitable for lenders and sensitive to risk is anything but simple. Increasingly, lenders are following the lead of other retailers by segmenting their market and more precisely targeting customers. To do this successfully, lenders must engage analytic approaches, such as machine learning and optimization, in setting prices for each segment. Robert L. Phillips worked with major banks and financial

Fundamentals of Data Warehouses
By Springer
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9783540420897, isbn: 3540420894,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
This book presents the first comparative review of the state of the art and the best current practices of data warehouses. It covers source and data integration, multidimensional aggregation, query optimization, metadata management, quality assessment, and design optimization. A conceptual framework is presented by which the architecture and quality of a data warehouse can be assessed and improved using enriched metadata management combined with advanced techniques from databases, business

The Cross-Entropy Method: A Unified Approach to Combinatorial Optimization, Monte-Carlo Simulation and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
By imusti
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ean: 9780387212401, isbn: 9780387212401,

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Rubinstein is the pioneer of the well-known score function and cross-entropy methods. Accessible to a broad audience of engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, statisticians and in general anyone, theorist and practitioner, who is interested in smart simulation, fast optimization, learning algorithms, and image processing.Springer.

Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Uses: With DEA-Solver Software and References
By William W Cooper Lawrence M Seiford Kaoru Tone
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ean: 9780387285801, isbn: 9780387285801,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Uses: With DEA-Solver Software and References has been carefully designed by the authors to provide a systematic introduction to DEA and its uses as a multifaceted tool for evaluating problems in a variety of contexts. The authors have been involved in DEA's development from the beginning. William Cooper (with Abraham Charnes and Edwardo Rhodes) is a founder of DEA. Lawrence Seiford and Kaoru Tone have been actively involved as researchers and

The Success of 7-Eleven Japan
By Wspc
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
When analyzing 7-Eleven Japan's advanced and innovative management style, the authors of this book highlight the existence of the “integrated information system”. This is because of the key role it plays not only in forming this firm's corporate strategy but also in developing its functional strategies for logistic support, merchandising and store operations. The authors explore the integrated information system, a symbol of the competitiveness of 7-Eleven Japan..

The Tyranny of Metrics
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691174952, isbn: 0691174954,

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How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens our schools, medical care, businesses, and governmentToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance, publicizing the results, and dividing up the rewards based on the numbers. But in our zeal to instill the evaluation process with scientific rigor, we've gone from measuring performance to fixating on measuring itself. The result is a tyranny of metrics that

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