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Strategic operational research

P C Bell
1998 Journal of the Operational Research Society  
This enabled the company to grow smoothly...By modelling various alternatives for future system design, FedEx has, in effect, made its mistakes on paper.  ...  Important among these activities is the development of a marketing approach which promotes the benefits and impact of dynamic prices.  ... 
doi:10.1038/sj.jors.2600467 fatcat:2lehyy7bbvfm3amqcf4izqmicu

Strategic operational research

P C Bell
1998 Journal of the Operational Research Society  
This enabled the company to grow smoothly...By modelling various alternatives for future system design, FedEx has, in effect, made its mistakes on paper.  ...  Important among these activities is the development of a marketing approach which promotes the benefits and impact of dynamic prices.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.jors.2600467 fatcat:clclyz6d2rertevwdlmcw6t7ii

Value-creating organizational leadership

Eldad Kollenscher, Micha Popper, Boaz Ronen
2016 Journal of Management & Organization  
Despite their many contributions, each of the most prevalent approaches to leadership – the micro interpersonal leadership models such as transformational theory, trait theory and charismatic leadership  ...  Value-creating leadership combines micro and macro perspectives regarding management and leadership along with a meso perspective to create a unified model of corporate leadership.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors thank Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1017/jmo.2016.33 fatcat:tunod5pe4jaajmcix4ycdi5ckq

Importance Of Technology Investments In The Logistics Service Providers: A Case Study Of UPS And Its Use Of Online Tools

Steven R. Clinton
2011 Journal of Applied Business Research  
<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Throughout this analysis, the research will show that in fact there is a rather complex model, which allows UPS to function, as it incorporates B2B, B2C,  ...  <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>UPS, for example, uses a logistics service strategy to effectively manage the logistical requirements for its 7.9 million daily customers.  ...  UPS Logistics™ distinguishing factor is that it uses a general strategic model (as demonstrated in Figure 1 ), which helps to provide "the client with a single point of contact" (Van Hoek, 2001, p. 464  ... 
doi:10.19030/jabr.v24i2.1354 fatcat:4kpkixesyjc73cwgdipvd7ekia

The Supply chain Perspective of e-business Evolution [chapter]

V. Manthou, M. Vlachopoulou, D. Folinas
2003 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
It comprises the recognized discipline for shortening cycle times, transforming purchasing from a tactical operation to strategic sourcing, reducing inventories, and decreasing logistics costs.  ...  Furthermore, it streamlines communication processes across a total network, from initial supplies to final consumption and post-sale customer service.  ...  The convergence of both efforts leads to the e-business models that will help a company and its partners to achieve market dominance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35617-4_15 fatcat:qmp6tdx6pba5zm76vxcad25ztu

Strategic Operations Research and the Edelman Prize Finalist Applications 1989–1998

Peter C. Bell, Chris K. Anderson, Stephen P. Kaiser
2003 Operations Research  
We describe the post-Edelman history of these applications and use this data to reassess their strategic role.  ...  We describe the post-Edelman history of these applications and use this data to reassess their strategic role.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Richard Ivey School of Business.  ... 
doi:10.1287/opre.51.1.17.12801 fatcat:i2ecaxcre5dcno67r4quyugmb4

Chapter 9 [chapter]

2005 Improving Service Quality in the Global Economy  
Yielding five-year and three-year strategic plans and a one-year operating plan, the process attends to the past, present, and future.  ...  Strategic planning generates a "strategy contract," priorities for investment, and business partnership plans.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420031133-13 fatcat:vxp7tabucvew3iuruewfb5b2zm

A STRATEGIC CHOICE FRAMEWORK FOR UNION DECISION MAKING

David Weil
2005 WorkingUSA  
After explaining the central features of this "strategic choice" framework, I apply it to a wide variety of cases of union decision making to illustrate its application and importance in setting and evaluating  ...  day-to-day issues regarding hiring of staff, resolution of contract disputes, and the amount of time and money spent on activities-into a framework that asks how those decisions will impact the union's  ...  I am grateful to a number of colleagues-for ongoing discussions and feedback on this paper and on the larger framework it is drawn-including Elaine Bernard, Paul Booth, Michael Crosby, Mark Erlich, Jeff  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1743-4580.2005.00020.x fatcat:x5m3s2yk6baxfc57zd5wc4336a

IS Human Capital: Assessing Gaps to Strengthen Skill and Competency Sourcing

Robin S. Poston, Jasbir Dhaliwal
2015 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
We describe the need for a process to assess IS skills and competencies in order to analyze the gaps and ensure they are filled.  ...  Past research has mainly focused on defining information systems (IS) skills and competencies at the industry or global level; it has offered little guidance on best practices for managing IS at the organization  ...  It serves as the research and training partner of the Global Testing Center of Excellence at FedEx Corporation and also undertakes projects for the likes of the ABOUT THE AUTHORS  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03634 fatcat:tqcztt3oczcxremxbglt53caqu

Evolution of Business Models: Past and Present Trends

Evgenya Gorevaya, Marina Khayrullina
2015 Procedia Economics and Finance  
The results of research, conducted by the authors, are directed to identifying new trends in creation the business models of modern Russian and foreign companies, is presented.  ...  The attempt to predict future trends in this direction is made.  ...  For investors, the business model -it is a way to evaluate whether the company will reach success. But for a businessman -this is a tool for creating dynamic company.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2212-5671(15)01005-9 fatcat:ke2jdn5lavdmzjhw2z27ju5ahq

What is (or should be) the difference between competency modeling and traditional job analysis?

Juan I. Sanchez, Edward L. Levine
2009 Human Resource Management Review  
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t We argue that Competency Modeling (CM) has the potential to fill an important void in Traditional Job Analysis (TJA), specifically the infusion of strategic concerns  ...  toward the accomplishment of its strategic objectives.  ...  Sanchez would like to acknowledge the financial support provided by the Knight-Ridder Byron Harless Chair in Management.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2008.10.002 fatcat:4a3jorjyczhvbbti76puiwglky

Information systems in supply chain integration and management

A Gunasekaran, E.W.T Ngai
2004 European Journal of Operational Research  
In this paper, the literature available on IT in SCM have been classified using suitable criteria and then critically reviewed to develop a framework for studying the applications of IT in SCM.  ...  However, a thorough and critical review of literature is yet to be carried out with the objective of bringing out pertinent factors and useful insights into the role and implications of IT in SCM.  ...  Classification criteria References Strategic planning for IT in SCM Rockhart and Scott Morton (1984) , Porter and Millar (1985) , Gallupe et al. (1992) , Henderson and Venkataraman (1993) , Rogerson  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2003.08.016 fatcat:m4cmucllg5eivp4iorwdeunfvy

Realigning Service Operations Strategy at DHL Express

Tim Coltman, John Gattorna, Stuart Whiting
2010 Interfaces  
This paper describes the approach that DHL used to respond to aggressive revenue and profit targets set by its Asia-Pacific regional management board.  ...  Specifically, we developed a model based on the tangible and intangible factors that directly influence a customer's choice of a third-party logistics provider.  ...  We thank Eddie Anderson, Timothy Devinney, and Byron Keating for their contributions to discussions and the direction of the research project.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte.1100.0491 fatcat:5v4e733x3fb2rhspt23gxo2bfa

Aligning factors for successful organizational renewal

Donald L. Lester, John A. Parnell
2002 Leadership & Organization Development Journal  
Organizations struggling to compete can do nothing while revenues and profits decline, putting their very survival at risk.  ...  Results highlight the need for alignment among situation, strategy, structure, and decision-making style, as well as the importance of timing in the process.  ...  The present study adopts an eclectic approach, with an emphasis on the strategic choice model.  ... 
doi:10.1108/01437730210419189 fatcat:suerw5pxnjawldijra6egye7da

Strategies and Challenges of Internet Grocery Retailing Logistics [chapter]

Tom Hays, Pınar Keskinocak, Virginia Malcome de López
2005 Applied Optimization  
Given that the industry is still in "transition," it is difficult to find definite answers to these questions.  ...  a higher success potential by combining the strengths and minimizing the weaknesses of the former two models.  ...  This research is also supported in part by a grant from the Logistics Institute Asia-Pacific (TLI-AP).  ... 
doi:10.1007/0-387-23392-x_8 fatcat:5lria736rngvthiekn3nhvwbpm
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