Decision Engineering

Decision Models in Engineering and Management

Editors: Guarnieri, Patricia (Ed.)

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of various methods and applications in decision engineering
  • Presents conceptual aspects of decision support applications
  • Offers a special focus on methods of multi-criteria decision analysis
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About this book

Providing a comprehensive overview of various methods and applications in decision engineering, this book presents chapters written by a range experts in the field. It presents conceptual aspects of decision support applications in various areas including finance, vendor selection, construction, process management, water management and energy, agribusiness , production scheduling and control, and waste management. In addition to this, a special focus is given to methods of multi-criteria decision analysis.

Decision making in organizations is a recurrent theme and is essential for business continuity.  Managers from various fields including public, private, industrial, trading or service sectors are required to make decisions. Consequently managers need the support of these structured methods in order to engage in effective decision making.

This book provides a valuable resource for graduate students, professors and researchers of decision analysis, multi-criteria decision analysis and group decision analysis. It is also intended for production engineers, civil engineers and engineering consultants.

About the authors

Patricia Guarnieri belongs to the Faculty of Department of Business Administration, University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil. She holds a Bachelor in Accounting by State University of West of Parana (Unioeste), Master in Production Engineering from Federal University of Technology of Parana (UTFPR), and Doctorate in Production Engineering from Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil. She is currently assistant professor and researcher at University of Brasilia, Brazil, teaching Logistics and Decision Analysis classes. She has several articles published in Brazilian and international events and journals. Her research interests include collaboration and partnerships in supply chain management; reverse logistics; environmental accounting; multicriteria decision aid and waste management.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Guarnieri, Patricia

    Pages 1-8

  • Stochastic Cash Flow Management Models: A Literature Review Since the 1980s

    Moraes, Marcelo Botelho (et al.)

    Pages 11-28

  • Multi-attribute Utility Model Based on the Maximum Entropy Principle Applied in the Evaluation of the Financial Performance of Brazilian Banks

    Gartner, Ivan Ricardo

    Pages 29-55

  • Decision Models in Credit Risk Management

    Kimura, Herbert (et al.)

    Pages 57-73

  • A Review on the Dynamic Decision Models for Manufacturing and Supply Chain

    Sagawa, Juliana Keiko (et al.)

    Pages 77-108

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA (gross)
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-11948-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $159.99
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  • Due: November 18, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-38563-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Decision Models in Engineering and Management
Editors
  • Patricia Guarnieri
Series Title
Decision Engineering
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-11949-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-11949-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-11948-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-38563-1
Series ISSN
1619-5736
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 322
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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