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Dynamic modeling for business management : an introduction

Author: Bernard McGarvey; Bruce M Hannon
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2005], ©2004.
Series: Modeling dynamic systems.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes chapters on wing aerodynamics, heat transfer, layered flows, fluid mechanical instabilities, and biomedical fluid mechanics. This book is aimed at science and engineering students who wish  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McGarvey, Bernard.
Dynamic modeling for business management.
New York : Springer, ©2004
(DLC) 2003054794
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard McGarvey; Bruce M Hannon
ISBN: 9780387218038 0387218033 0387215565 9780387215563
OCLC Number: 757107646
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 4 mars 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Table of Contents --
Series Preface --
Preface --
Chapter 1. Introduction to Dynamic Modeling --
1.1 Introduction --
1.2 Static, comparative static, and dynamic models --
1.3 Model components --
1.4 Modeling in ithink --
1.5 The detailed modeling process --
Chapter 2. Modeling of Dynamic Business Systems --
2.1 Introduction --
2.2 Making the organization more manageable: Systems and processes --
2.3 Creating and using a model --
2.4 Structural complexity: A market share model --
2.5 Complexity due to random variation: An order control process --
2.6 Further benefits of dynamic modeling --
2.7 Organizing principle of this book --
Chapter 3. Measuring Process Performance --
3.1 Introduction --
3.2 Financial measures of performance --
3.3 The basic profit model --
3.4 The role of time, borrowing, and lending --
3.5 Choosing among alternatives --
3.6 Optimizing at the level of the firm --
3.7 Issues with financial measures --
3.8 Beyond process output measures --
3.9 The process model approach --
Chapter 4. Single-Step Processes --
4.1 Introduction --
4.2 The basic process model and Little's Law --
4.3 Queuing systems --
4.4 Transient queuing behavior --
4.5 Further modeling with queuing systems --
Chapter 5. Multistep Serial Workflow Processes --
5.1 Introduction --
5.2 Modeling multistep processes in ithink --
5.3 Specifying models/modeling objectives --
5.4 An uncoupled process: An order handling process --
5.5 A tightly coupled process: A fast food restaurant process --
5.6 Other configurations --
5.7 Material control systems --
Chapter 6. Multistep Parallel Workflow Processes --
6.1 Introduction --
6.2 Parallel queuing models: Designing a checkout system --
6.3 Resource implications: The fast food restaurant revisited --
6.4 Telephone call center model: Balking --
6.5 Machine repair model --
6.6 Batching: A laboratory analysis model --
Chapter 7. The Supplier Interface: Managing Risk --
7.1 Introduction --
7.2 First-moment managers --
7.3 Second-moment managers --
7.4 Third-moment managers --
7.5 Fourth-moment managers --
Chapter 8. Customer Interface --
8.1 Introduction --
8.2 Controlling the inventory level: Make-to-Stock model --
8.3 The Make-to-Order process: Customer interface --
Chapter 9. The Tradeoffs Among Quality, Speed, and Cost --
9.1 Introduction --
9.2 Model development --
9.3 The tradeoffs --
9.4 Coping with uncertainty --
Chapter 10. Modeling Supply Chains --
10.1 Introduction --
10.2 Introduction to the Beer Game --
10.3 The Beer Game model --
10.4 Further analysis of the Beer Game model --
10.5 Modifications to the basic model --
10.6 Using the Beer Game model in game mode --
Chapter 11. The Dynamics of Management Strategy: An Ecological Metaphor --
11.1 Introduction --
11.2 Hierarchy in nature --
11.3 A model demonstrating the hierarchical nature of an expanding business --
11.4 Equations for the complete model --
Chapter 12. Modeling Improvement Processes --
12.1 Introduction --
12.2 Learning curves --
12.3 Modeling an improvement process --
12.4 Model results --
12.5 Other types of learning curves.
Series Title: Modeling dynamic systems.
Responsibility: Bernard McGarvey, Bruce Hannon.

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