Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research

Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research

John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 481
ISBN13: 9781466645066|ISBN10: 1466645067|EISBN13: 9781466645073|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4506-6


With the influence of operations research and management science, business and administration methods have made significant strides in advancing the effective application methods for decision-making processes.

Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research examines related research in decision, management, and other behavioral sciences in order to exchange and collaborate on information among business, industry, and government. This book presents innovative theories and practices in operations research and is essential for practitioners, educators, and researchers for improving business functions and decision-making.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Applied Management Science
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Information Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Operations management
  • Qualitative Decision Models
  • Systems Engineering

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management at Montclair State University, USA. Having received a scholarship award, he came to the USA and completed his PhD in operations research from Temple University. Due to his extraordinary contributions beyond a tenured full professor, Dr. Wang has been honored with a special range adjustment in 2006. He has published over 100 refereed papers and seven books. He has also developed several computer software programs based on his research findings.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Management Science, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. He is the Editor of Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (six-volume) and the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, 1st (two-volume) and 2nd (four-volume). His long-term research goal is on the synergy of operations research, data mining and cybernetics.