Quantitative Models for Supply Chain Management (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, 17)
Sridhar Tayur, Ram Ganeshan, Michael J. MagazineISBN: 0792383443;
Quantitative models and computer-based tools are essential for making decisions in today's business environment. These tools are of particular importance in the rapidly growing area of supply chain management. This volume is a unified effort to provide asystematic summary of the large variety of new issues being considered, the new set of models being developed, the new techniques for analysis, and the computational methods that have become available recently. The volume's objective is to provide a self-contained, sophisticated research summary -- a snapshot at this point of time -- in the area of Quantitative Models for Supply Chain Management. While there are some multi-disciplinary aspects of supply chain management not covered here, the Editors and their contributors have captured many important developments in this rapidly expanding field. The 26 chapters can be divided into six categories. 1. Basic Concepts and Technical Material (Chapters 1--6). The chapters in this...