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Models and Applications in the Decision Sciences : Best Papers from the 2015 Annual Conference

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Decision science offers powerful insights and techniques that help people make better decisions to improve business and society. This new volume brings together the peer-reviewed papers that have been chosen as the "best of the best" by the field's leading organization, the Decision Sciences Institute. These papers, authored by respected decision science researchers and academics from around the world, will be presented at DSI's 46th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington in November 2015. This volume describes recent methods and approaches in the decision sciences, with a special focus on translating theoretical impact into practical relevance. Reflecting this year’s innovative program, it contains new coverage of supply chain flexibility, agility, resilience and strategic management; as well as innovations in decision science related to healthcare management, ethics, the hospitality industry, public policy, and entrepreneurship. These papers offer actionable insights for decision-makers of all kinds, in business, public policy, non-profit organizations, and beyond. They also point to new research directions for academic researchers in decision science worldwide.
Number of Pages: 246.0
Genre: Computers + Internet, Technology
Sub-Genre: Operations Research, Management Information Systems, Database Management / Data Mining
Series Title: Decision Sciences Institute
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Language: English
Street Date: January 3, 2016
TCIN: 50312979
UPC: 9780134115917
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-5567

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