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1st Edition

Decision Science

ISBN 9781138730229
Published November 4, 2019 by Routledge
482 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2000. This text is part of the "International Library of Management", which aims to present a comprehensive core reference series comprised of significant and influencial articles by the authorities in the management studies field. The collection of essays is both international and interdisciplinary in scope and aims to provide an entry point for investigating the myriad of study within the discipline.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Uncertainty, risk and decision making: uncertainties in risk analysis - six levels of treatment, Elisabeth M. Pate-Cornell (1996); an overview of methods for applied decision analysis, Craig W. Kirkwood (1992); building models of values, Ralph L. Keeney (1988); rational choice and the framing of decisions, Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman (1986); valuing risky projects - option pricing theory and decision analysis, James E. Smith and Robert F. Nau (1995); resource allocation models with risk aversion and probabilistic dependence - offshore oil and gas bidding, Donald L. Keefer (1991); management and application of decision and risk analysis in Du Pont, F.V. Krumm and C.F. Rolle (1992). Part 2 Resource allocation and management: The Russell-Yasuda Kasai model - an asset/liability model for a Japanese insurance company using multistage stochastic programming, David R. Carino et al (1994); a model for planning resource requirements in health care organizations, kurt M. Bretthauer and Murrey J. Cote (1998); ratio and fronier analysis for assessing corporate performance - evidence from the grocery industry in the UK, Antreas D. Athanassopoulos and Joan A. Ballantine (1995); management science in automating postal operations - facility and equipment planning in the United States Postal Service, Michael E. Cebry et al. (Part contents.)

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