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Advanced Topics in Applied Operations Management

The chapters in Advanced Topics in Applied Operations Management creatively demonstrate a valuable connection among operations strategy, operations management, operations research, and various departments, systems, and practices throughout an organization. The authors show how mathematical tools and process improvements can be applied effectively in unique measures to other functions. The book provides examples that illustrate the challenges confronting firms competing in today's demanding environment bridging the gap between theory and practice by analyzing real situations.

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Advanced Topics in Applied Operations ManagementEdited by Yair Holtzman

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1848

ISBN: 978-953-51-0345-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5112-8

Copyright year: 2012

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40825 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

17 Dimensions Citations


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1. Lean Six Sigma in the Service Industry

By Alessandro Laureani


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2. Economic Impact of the Adoption of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: A Theoretical Framework

By Wai-Ching Poon, Jayantha Rajapakse and Eu-Gene Siew


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3. Utilizing Innovation and Strategic Research and Development to Catalyze Efficient and Effective New Product Development

By Yair Holtzman


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4. A Value Structured Approach to Conflicts in Environmental Management

By Fred Wenstøp


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5. Game Theoretic Analysis of Standby Systems

By Kjell Hausken


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6. Harnessing Efficiency and Building Effectiveness in the Tax Department

By Yair Holtzman and Laura Wells


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7. Some Remarks About Negative Efficiencies in DEA Models

By Eliane Gonçalves Gomes, João Carlos C. B. Soares de Mello, Lidia Angulo Meza, Juliana Quintanilha da Silveira, Luiz Biondi Neto and Urbano Gomes Pinto de Abreu


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8. Quality of Life Modelling on the Basis of Qualitative and Quantitative Data

By Jiří Křupka, Miloslava Kašparová, Jan Mandys and Pavel Jirava


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9. A Ranking for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games Based on a Hyerarchcical Copeland Method

By João Carlos Correia Baptista Soares de Mello and Nissia Carvalho Rosa Bergiante


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10. Benchmarking Distance Learning Centers with a Multiobjective Data Envelopment Analysis Model

By Lidia Angulo Meza, João Carlos Correia Baptista Soares de Mello and Silvio Figueiredo Gomes Junior


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