Handbook of Quantitative Supply Chain Analysis: Modeling in the E-Business Era - International Series in Operations Research & Management Science 74 (Hardback)David Simchi-Levi (editor), S. David Wu (editor), Zuo-Jun Shen (editor)
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-A focus on the intersection of quantitative supply chain analysis and E-Business,
-Unlike other edited volumes in the supply chain area, this is a handbook rather than a collection of research papers. Each chapter was written by one or more leading researchers in the area. These authors were invited on the basis of their scholarly expertise and unique insights in a particular sub-area,
-As much attention is given to looking back as to looking forward. Most chapters discuss at length future research needs and research directions from both theoretical and practical perspectives,
-Most chapters describe in detail the quantitative models used for analysis and the theoretical underpinnings; many examples and case studies are provided to demonstrate how the models and the theoretical insights are relevant to real situations,
-Coverage of most state-of-the-art business practices in supply chain management.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 818
Weight: 1527 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 44 mm
Edition: 2004 ed.
From the reviews:
"This handbook is a collection of 18 contributions which from different perspectives address the intersection of quantitative supply chain analysis and E-Business. ... this handbook can be acknowledged to deliver what the editors promise, namely an excellent sample of research topics addressing the impact of E-business on supply chain management. ... it gives an informative insight into recent developments and future research perspectives in the field where supply chain analysis and E-Business interact. As such, the book can be highly recommended ... ." (Karl Inderfurth, OR Spectrum, Issue 26, 2006)
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