Quantitative Problem Solving Methods in the Airline Industry

Filename: quantitative-problem-solving-methods-in-the-airline-industry.pdf
ISBN: 9781461416074
Release Date: 2011-12-21
Number of pages: 458
Author: Barry Smith
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Quantitative Problem Solving Methods in the Airline Industry in PDF and EPUB This book reviews Operations Research theory, applications and practice in seven major areas of airline planning and operations. In each area, a team of academic and industry experts provides an overview of the business and technical landscape, a view of current best practices, a summary of open research questions and suggestions for relevant future research. There are several common themes in current airline Operations Research efforts. First is a growing focus on the customer in terms of: 1) what they want; 2) what they are willing to pay for services; and 3) how they are impacted by planning, marketing and operational decisions. Second, as algorithms improve and computing power increases, the scope of modeling applications expands, often re-integrating processes that had been broken into smaller parts in order to solve them in the past. Finally, there is a growing awareness of the uncertainty in many airline planning and operational processes and decisions. Airlines now recognize the need to develop ‘robust’ solutions that effectively cover many possible outcomes, not just the best case, “blue sky” scenario. Individual chapters cover: Customer Modeling methodologies, including current and emerging applications. Airline Planning and Schedule Development, with a look at many remaining open research questions. Revenue Management, including a view of current business and technical landscapes, as well as suggested areas for future research. Airline Distribution -- a comprehensive overview of this newly emerging area. Crew Management Information Systems, including a review of recent algorithmic advances, as well as the development of information systems that facilitate the integration of crew management modeling with airline planning and operations. Airline Operations, with consideration of recent advances and successes in solving the airline operations problem. Air Traffic Flow Management, including the modeling environment and opportunities for both Air Traffic Flow Management and the airlines.


Operations Research and Management Science Handbook

Filename: operations-research-and-management-science-handbook.pdf
ISBN: 1420009710
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Number of pages: 904
Author: A. Ravi Ravindran
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Operations Research and Management Science Handbook in PDF and EPUB Operations Research (OR) began as an interdisciplinary activity to solve complex military problems during World War II. Utilizing principles from mathematics, engineering, business, computer science, economics, and statistics, OR has developed into a full fledged academic discipline with practical application in business, industry, government and military. Currently regarded as a body of established mathematical models and methods essential to solving complicated management issues, OR provides quantitative analysis of problems from which managers can make objective decisions. Operations Research and Management Science (OR/MS) methodologies continue to flourish in numerous decision making fields. Featuring a mix of international authors, Operations Research and Management Science Handbook combines OR/MS models, methods, and applications into one comprehensive, yet concise volume. The first resource to reach for when confronting OR/MS difficulties, this text – Provides a single source guide in OR/MS Bridges theory and practice Covers all topics relevant to OR/MS Offers a quick reference guide for students, researchers and practitioners Contains unified and up-to-date coverage designed and edited with non-experts in mind Discusses software availability for all OR/MS techniques Includes contributions from a mix of domestic and international experts The 26 chapters in the handbook are divided into two parts. Part I contains 14 chapters that cover the fundamental OR/MS models and methods. Each chapter gives an overview of a particular OR/MS model, its solution methods and illustrates successful applications. Part II of the handbook contains 11 chapters discussing the OR/MS applications in specific areas. They include airlines, e-commerce, energy systems, finance, military, production systems, project management, quality control, reliability, supply chain management and water resources. Part II ends with a chapter on the future of OR/MS applications.


Airline Operations and Management

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ISBN: 9781315299570
Release Date: 2017-02-03
Number of pages: 362
Author: Gerald N. Cook
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Airline Operations and Management in PDF and EPUB Airline Operations and Management: A Management Textbook is a survey of the airline industry, mostly from a managerial perspective. It integrates and applies the fundamentals of several management disciplines, particularly economics, operations, marketing and finance, in developing the overview of the industry. The focus is on tactical, rather than strategic, management that is specialized or unique to the airline industry. The primary audiences for this textbook are both senior and graduate students of airline management, but it should also be useful to entry and junior level airline managers and professionals seeking to expand their knowledge of the industry beyond their own functional area.


Encyclopedia of Transportation

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ISBN: 9781483389806
Release Date: 2014-08-13
Number of pages: 2048
Author: Mark Garrett
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Download and read online Encyclopedia of Transportation in PDF and EPUB Viewing transportation through the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects, this four-volume reference work explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics. The book’s articles, all written by experts in the field, seek to answer such questions as: What has been the legacy, not just economically but politically and socially as well, of President Eisenhower’s modern interstate highway system in America? With that system and the infrastructure that supports it now in a state of decline and decay, what’s the best path for the future at a time of enormous fiscal constraints? Should California politicians plunge ahead with plans for a high-speed rail that every expert says—despite the allure—will go largely unused and will never pay back the massive investment while at this very moment potholes go unfilled all across the state? What path is best for emerging countries to keep pace with dramatic economic growth for their part? What are the social and financial costs of gridlock in our cities? Features: Approximately 675 signed articles authored by prominent scholars are arranged in A-to-Z fashion and conclude with Further Readings and cross references. A Chronology helps readers put individual events into historical context; a Reader’s Guide organizes entries by broad topical or thematic areas; a detailed index helps users quickly locate entries of most immediate interest; and a Resource Guide provides a list of journals, books, and associations and their websites. While articles were written to avoid jargon as much as possible, a Glossary provides quick definitions of technical terms. To ensure full, well-rounded coverage of the field, the General Editor with expertise in urban planning, public policy, and the environment worked alongside a Consulting Editor with a background in Civil Engineering. The index, Reader’s Guide, and cross references combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition. Available in both print and electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Transportation is an ideal reference for libraries and those who want to explore the issues that surround transportation in the United States and around the world.


Lean Thinking

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ISBN: 9783593398433
Release Date: 2013-03
Number of pages: 444
Author: James P. Womack
Publisher: Campus Verlag

Download and read online Lean Thinking in PDF and EPUB Der Erfolg in der Praxis zeigt: Lean Thinking macht aus den einzelnen Unternehmensbereichen, die am Produktionsprozess beteiligt sind, ein hoch effizientes Netzwerk, das so dicht wie möglich am Kunden arbeitet. An zahlreichen Beispielen von erfolgreichen Unternehmen aus verschiedenen Kontinenten zeigen die Autoren, wie die fünf Grundprinzipien des Lean Thinking umsetzbar sind und wie man mit ihnen Produkte und Prozesse optimiert. In dieser neuen Auflage gehen die Autoren in einem exklusiven Beitrag auf die Erfolgsgeschichte von Lean Management in Deutschland ein.


Six Sigma Lean Toolset

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ISBN: 9783540460558
Release Date: 2007-01-30
Number of pages: 315
Author: Olin Roenpage
Publisher: Springer-Verlag

Download and read online Six Sigma Lean Toolset in PDF and EPUB Six Sigma trat in den letzten 20 Jahre einen Siegeszug um die Welt an. Lean Management (Japan) ergänzt das Erfolgskonzept. In der westlichen Welt beschleunigt es erfolgreich Prozesse sowie die Reduktion von Beständen und Durchlaufzeiten. Klares, übersichtliches Toolset mit allen Werkzeugen für Projekte: D(efine), M(easure), A(nalyze), I(mprove), C(ontrol). Ein einzigartiges Buch für die Praxis: die richtigen Werkzeuge schnell finden und anwenden.


Books in Print

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105210120411
Release Date: 1985
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Bothe Richter Teherani

Filename: bothe-richter-teherani.pdf
ISBN: 9783764376550
Release Date: 2005-11-25
Number of pages: 523
Author: Klaus-Dieter Weiss
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Download and read online Bothe Richter Teherani in PDF and EPUB Seit dem Autohaus Car & Driver steht BRT über Deutschland hinaus für im Detail wie in der Dimension beeindruckende Bauwerke, die das Publikum emotional gefangen nehmen oder visionär provozieren. Dieser Band zeigt labyrinthische und systematische Raumerfindungen im Bürobau, urbane Schauplätze und Identitätspunkte des öffentlichen Lebens.



Die Apokalyptischen Reiter

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ISBN: 3895392855
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 501
Author: Milton William Cooper
Publisher:

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Wohlstand der Nationen

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ISBN: 3730600184
Release Date: 2013-08-31
Number of pages: 992
Author: Adam Smith
Publisher:

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Adipositas behandeln mit chinesischer Medizin

Filename: adipositas-behandeln-mit-chinesischer-medizin.pdf
ISBN: 3437570501
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 392
Author: Angela Drees
Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

Download and read online Adipositas behandeln mit chinesischer Medizin in PDF and EPUB Das Buch bietet ein Erklärungsmodell für das Problem Adipositas nach den Kriterien der TCM. Es hilft eine differenzierte Diagnose zu stellen und die Patienten mit allen in der TCM verfügbaren Therapieverfahren zu behandeln (Akupunktur, Phytotherapie, Diätetik, Qigong, Tuina). Auch der Einsatz westlicher Kräuter ist in die Behandlungsstrategie integriert. - Mit CD-ROM: Zum Ausdrucken von Informationsmaterial (Rezepte, Qigong-Übungen) für die Patienten.


Das Ziel

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ISBN: 9783593423593
Release Date: 2013-03-09
Number of pages: 406
Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: Campus Verlag

Download and read online Das Ziel in PDF and EPUB Ein Roman über Prozessoptimierung? Geht das? Das geht nicht nur – das liest sich auch spannend von der ersten bis zur letzten Seite. Eliyahu M. Goldratts "Das Ziel" ist die Geschichte des Managers Alex Rogo, der mit ungewöhnlichen und schlagkräftigen neuen Methoden in seinem Unternehmen für Aufsehen sorgt. Der Klassiker unter den Wirtschaftsbüchern, der das Managementdenken weltweit umkrempelt, wurde jetzt erweitert um den wichtigsten Aufsatz des Autors, "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants": Pflichtlektüre für Manager – und fesselnder Lesestoff.


Information Science Abstracts

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ISBN: UOM:39015082969307
Release Date: 1973
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Spieltheorie und wirtschaftliches Verhalten

Filename: spieltheorie-und-wirtschaftliches-verhalten.pdf
ISBN: 3790801348
Release Date: 1973-01-01
Number of pages: 668
Author: John Von Neumann
Publisher: Springer

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