August 2016

Online Template Bertoni

by Bertoni, Christopher N.

An easier method for part sampling helped a manufacturer determine the rate of certainty with which it could detect and reject nonconforming parts....


Exploiting Bottlenecks

by Naor, Michael; Coman, Alex; Ronen, Boaz;

To combat high levels of customer dissatisfaction, staff turnover and operational inefficiencies, call centers can benefit from using the theory of constraints (TOC)....


Open Access

Chain Challenges

by Collins, David; Anjoran, Renaud;

The majority of American and European companies that manufacture products overseas have no idea what their supply chains look like or even how many suppliers and subsuppliers make up the complete supply chain....


Open Access

Sample Simplification

by Bertoni, Christopher N.;

An easier method for part sampling helped a manufacturer determine the rate of certainty with which it could detect and reject nonconforming parts....


Recognize, Rate and Resolve

by Fernandes, Christopher M.B.; Lambert, Brenda;

What do the nuclear power, airline and healthcare industries have in common? All operate in complex, high-risk environments in which accidents can be expected. How do the first two industries differ from healthcare?...


Station to Station

by Chakravorty, Satya S.;

Isaac Newton buttressed the idea of the orderly function of the universe through Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. As a result, the clock became a compelling metaphor to explain how the universe operates like a giant clock....



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