Management Theories and Strategic Practices for Decision Making
Release Date: November, 2012. Copyright © 2013. 470 pages.
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DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2473-3, ISBN13: 9781466624733, ISBN10: 1466624736, EISBN13: 9781466624740
There is an immense amount of information to be considered when attempting to solve complex strategic problems. To recognize the complexity of this process, the creation of tools and techniques are essential to aid decision makers in developing a rational model for strategy evaluation.
Management Theories and Strategic Practices for Decision Making brings together a collection of research aiming to provide communication for the management of new methodologies to solve strategic problems and applying decision making approaches. This reference is useful for government agencies, practicing managers, academic and research institutions interested in bringing together strategic decision-making and decision sciences.
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Debora Di Caprio (York University, Canada), Francisco J. Santos-Arteaga (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
This paper bridges the existing gap between the empirical consumer choice literature and the theoretical structures built to account for information manipulation bet...
Omprakash K. Gupta (University of Houston-Downtown, USA), S. Samar Ali (Fortune Institute of International Business, India), Rameshwar Dubey (Asian Council of Logistics Management, India)
Third party logistics (3PL) has been gaining importance in most places in the world. In India the implementation of 3PL practices has made its beginning and it is em...
Sarojini Jajimoggala (GITAM University, India), V. V. S. Kesava Rao (Andhra University, India), Beela Satyanarayana (Andhra University, India)
An optimal maintenance strategy mix is necessary for increasing availability and reliability levels of production facilities without significantly increasing operati...
T. V. S. Ramamohan Rao (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India)
A firm consists of different teams with each of them producing a separate product (which may be related to other products of the firm). In turn, each team has indivi...
Ebrahim Teimoury (Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran), Mohammad Modarres Yazdi (Sharif University of Technology, Iran), Iman Ghaleh Khondabi (ETKA Center of Advanced Science and Technology, Iran), Mahdi Fathi (Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran)
This paper analyzes a two-facility location problem under demand uncertainty. The maximum server for the ith facility is It is assumed that primary service demand a...
Saeed A. Bagloee (Parsons Overseas Limited, UAE), Christopher G. Reddick (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)
In a complex and extended system such as a government, the proper allocation of the budget to its sub-entities is always a major challenge. As such for cases like go...
- Complexity Theory
- Decision analysis
- Decision Support Systems
- Information technology
- Knowledge –Based Systems
- Neural Networks
- Supply Chain Management