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Management Science and Operations Research

Operations Research is the application of advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. Management Science uses mathematical and scientific techniques to help organisations model and predict outcomes to inform their decisions.

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The effect of supply chain justice on suppliers' sustainability performance

The purpose of this paper is to explore the linkages between the characteristics of supplier-buyer relationships and the sustainability efforts of the supplier.

Packaging (metals and aerosols) 2014

This Key Note Market Report provides in-depth analysis of the UK market for metal and aerosol packaging.

Printing 2014

This Key Note Market Report examines the UK printing industry, with particular focus on the key trends and issues impacting the market, the leading competitors, and the value of the industry over the past 5 years, in addition to providing forecasts for the industry up until the year 2018.

The effect of supply chain justice on suppliers' sustainability performance

The purpose of this paper is to explore the linkages between the characteristics of supplier-buyer relationships and the sustainability efforts of the supplier.

Double whammy - how ICT projects are fooled by randomness and screwed by political intent

The Iron Triangle formulates the holy trinity of objectives of project management – cost, schedule, and benefits.

Item-by-item sampling for promotional purposes

This paper presents a method for sampling items that are checked on a pass/fail basis, with a view to a claim being made about the success/failure rate for the purposes of promoting a company's product/service.

Development versus enactment: performance measurement systems in a multinational aircraft manufacturing firm

Performance measurement systems (PMS) research has received considerable attention in management accounting literature since the 1990s.

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