Journal: Decision Sciences
A Queueing Theoretic Approach to Set Staffing Levels in Time-Dependent Dual-Class Service Systems*
Harper P R
This article addresses the optimal staffing problem for a nonpreemptive priority queue...
Benchmark Schedules for Subcontracted Operations: Decentralization Inefficiencies that Arise from Competition and First-Come-First-Served Processing*
Subcontracting has become a prominent business practice across many industries....
The Impact of the Potential Entry of Copycats: Entry Conditions, Consumer Welfare, and Social Welfare
Lim Wei Shi
This article examines the implications of the potential entry of a copycat who...
Energy Performance Contracting in a Competitive Environment*
Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is an important and effective energy conservation...
Bundling of Vertically Differentiated Products in a Supply Chain*
We consider a supply chain consisting of a single manufacturer and a single retailer....
Trial or No Trial: Supplying Costly Signals to Improve Profits*
Many software and video game firms offer free trials with limited content to help...
Time-Staged Overtime Staffing for Services with Updated Forecasts and Availabilities
Campbell Gerard M
This article develops a framework for staffing in a service environment when multiple...
The Impact of Switching Costs on the Outsourcing of Knowledge-Intensive Business Processes
This study examines the impact of switching costs on vendor selection and contract...
Mechanisms for Increasing Sourcing from Capacity-Constrained Local Suppliers
The fresh produce supply chain is characterized by large (mainstream) farms that are...
Linking Electronic Medical Records Use to Physicians’ Performance: A Contextual Analysis
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) studies have broadly tested EMR use and outcomes,...
The Economics of Public Beta Testing
A growing number of software firms now rely on public beta testing to improve the...
Project Portfolio Selection: A Newsvendor Approach
Hu Qiaohai (Joice)
We consider the problem of balancing the penalties associated with budgetary slack...
Mitigating the Impact of Functional Dominance in Cross-Functional Process Improvement Teams
Manufacturing process improvement teams often draw upon cross‐functional...
Intelligent Aggressiveness: Using Forecast Multipliers, Hybrid Forecasting, Fare Adjustment, and Unconstraining Methods to Increase Revenue*
Weatherford Larry R
Many studies have begun the exploration of airlines using intelligent aggressiveness...
Classifying Revenue Management: A Taxonomy to Assess Business Practice*
As revenue management (RM) techniques evolve there is a need to take stock of how...
Allocating Capacity with Demand Competition: Fixed Factor Allocation*
We consider a supply chain consisting of a supplier and two retailers. The supplier...
On Academic Rankings, Unacceptable Methods, and the Social Obligations of Business Schools
Inspired by recent discussions of the systematic costs that external rankings impose...
A Measure of Throughput Orientation: Scale Development and Nomological Validation
Patel Pankaj C
Throughput orientation, although a well‐established concept in operations...
Trading on Twitter: Using Social Media Sentiment to Predict Stock Returns
Dennis Alan R
Decision making is often based on the rational assessment of information, but recent...
Optimal Strategies for Traditional versus Roth IRA/401(k) Consumption During Retirement
DiLellio James A
We establish an algorithm that produces an optimal strategy for retirees to withdraw...
The Role of Task Uncertainty in IT Project Team Advice Networks
Advice seeking is often the most critical success factor in today's IT project teams....
The Efficacy of a Decision Support System in Enhancing Risk Assessment Performance
A pervasive challenge for decision‐makers is evaluating data of varying form...
Generating Supplier Benefits through Buyer-Enabled Knowledge Enrichment: A Social Capital Perspective
In accordance with the tenets of social capital theory, the knowledge‐based...
Visualization of Innovation in Global Supply Chain Networks
Basole Rahul C
This methodological note identifies and describes a data‐driven visualization...
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