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The objective of the research was to establish a scientifically-based decision makingprocedure for determining the amount of cash to be held at a cash pointat any time without compromising the customer service level or incurring unduecost. To reach the objective, the problem was divided into the...
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Inventory management under uncertainty is a widely researched field and many differenttypes of inventory models have been used to address inventory problems in practice [1,10, 11, 26, 50, 35]. However, there is a lack of published studies focusing on inventoryplanning in environments, such as...
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The full text of this thesis/dissertation is not available online. Please <a href="mailto:upetd@up.ac.za">contact us</a> if you need access Economic and productive utilization of natural resources are central to fundamental Industrial Engineering science, whereas capitalistic corporate strategy is aimed at growth of shareholders...
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In this thesis the candidate explores the apparent gaps between strategy development and strategy implementation (the strategy alignment question), and between business end-user needs and the suppliers of information technology (IT) related products and services. With business intelligence (BI)...
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The proposition of this dissertation is that superior capital budgeting solutions can be attained by not only analyzing projects individually but rather as part of a portfolio of projects that has the objective of maximizing the companys range of multiple objectives, not only the economic...
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Over the last few years, there has been tremendous growth in the diversity of products and services offered to customers across all industries. With this increased choice of products and services, the bargaining power of buyers is rising. The products and services offered by the different...
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University of Minnesota Ph.D. dissertation. August 2010. Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering. Advisor: Caroline Hayes. 1 computer file (PDF); x, 140 pages, appendices 1-3.
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University of Minnesota Ph.D. dissertation. August 2010. Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering. Advisor: William L. Cooper. 1 computer file (PDF); x, 117 pages.
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We consider a continuous time dynamic pricing model where a seller needs to sell a single item over a finitetime horizon. Customers arrive in accordance with a Poisson process. Upon arrival, a customer either purchasesthe item if the posted price is lower than his/her reservation price, or...
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In this dissertation, I study two topics in the context of revenue management. The ¯rst topicinvolves building a mathematical model to analyze the competition between many retailerswho can change the price of their respective products in real time. I develop a game-theoreticmodel for the...
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