Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

A historic review of management science research in China

Contents:

Author Info

  • Wang, John
  • Yan, Ruiliang
  • Hollister, Kimberly
  • Zhu, Dan
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    The development of management science (MS) in China has been a long and dynamic journey involving many unexpected events. Beginning in 1955 and continuing through the present, the revolution roughly consisted of four stages. The first stage (1955-1965) was characterized by large-scale campaigns. Critical path method (CPM) and optimum seeking method swept the country resulting in astonishing economic efficiencies. The Cultural Revolution halted MS during the second stage (1966-1976). The third stage (1977-1992), began when the door to the outside world was officially opened, but half-closed due to Tiananmen Incident later, and re-opened again owing to spirit of Deng Xiaoping's speech in Southern China. The fourth stage (1992-present) has pushed MS into almost every field, accelerating national modernization. The impact of research by many scholars is evidenced through history by examples that include conducting war, building dams, and developing postal service routes.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6VC4-4R3C0DF-2/2/c281c32dc78240cd945c7b38bb6ecf65
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Omega.

    Volume (Year): 36 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 6 (December)
    Pages: 919-932

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:eee:jomega:v:36:y:2008:i:6:p:919-932

    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/375/description#description

    Order Information:
    Postal: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/supportfaq.cws_home/regional
    Web: https://shop.elsevier.com/order?id=375&ref=375_01_ooc_1&version=01

    Related research

    Keywords: Management science (MS) Optimum seeking method Chinese postman problem Gray system theory DEA/preference structure model;

    References

    References listed on IDEAS
    Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
    as in new window
    1. Ding, Ding & Chen, Jian, 2008. "Coordinating a three level supply chain with flexible return policies," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 865-876, October.
    2. Zhang, Cheng & Tan, Gek-Woo & Robb, David J. & Zheng, Xin, 2006. "Sharing shipment quantity information in the supply chain," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 34(5), pages 427-438, October.
    3. Hu, Chao-Fang & Teng, Chang-Jun & Li, Shao-Yuan, 2007. "A fuzzy goal programming approach to multi-objective optimization problem with priorities," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 176(3), pages 1319-1333, February.
    4. Hua, Zhongsheng & Li, Sijie, 2008. "Impacts of demand uncertainty on retailer's dominance and manufacturer-retailer supply chain cooperation," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 697-714, October.
    5. Wang, Ji-Bo, 2007. "Single-machine scheduling problems with the effects of learning and deterioration," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 397-402, August.
    6. Xia, Weijun & Wu, Zhiming, 2007. "Supplier selection with multiple criteria in volume discount environments," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 35(5), pages 494-504, October.
    7. Li, Heng & Li, Zhicheng & Li, Ling X. & Hu, Bin, 2000. "A production rescheduling expert simulation system," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 283-293, July.
    8. Yong He & György Dósa, 2007. "Extension of algorithm list scheduling for a semi-online scheduling problem," Central European Journal of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 15(1), pages 97-104, March.
    9. Li Da, Xu & Cheng, Chuwang & Tang, Bingyong, 2000. "A linear matrix inequality approach for robust control of systems with delayed states," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 332-341, July.
    10. He, Shiwei & Song, Rui & Chaudhry, Sohail S., 2000. "Fuzzy dispatching model and genetic algorithms for railyards operations," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 307-331, July.
    11. Tang, Lixin & Liu, Guoli, 2007. "A mathematical programming model and solution for scheduling production orders in Shanghai Baoshan Iron and Steel Complex," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 182(3), pages 1453-1468, November.
    12. Gong, Zhejun & Hu, Sun, 2008. "An economic evaluation model of product mix flexibility," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 852-864, October.
    13. Zhu, Qinghua & Sarkis, Joseph & Cordeiro, James J. & Lai, Kee-Hung, 2008. "Firm-level correlates of emergent green supply chain management practices in the Chinese context," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 577-591, August.
    14. Li, Yongjun & Liang, Liang & Chen, Yao & Morita, Hiroshi, 2008. "Models for measuring and benchmarking olympics achievements," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(6), pages 933-940, December.
    15. Guan, Jian Cheng & Yam, Richard C.M. & Mok, Chiu Kam & Ma, Ning, 2006. "A study of the relationship between competitiveness and technological innovation capability based on DEA models," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 170(3), pages 971-986, May.
    16. Zhou, Xuesong & Zhong, Ming, 2005. "Bicriteria train scheduling for high-speed passenger railroad planning applications," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 167(3), pages 752-771, December.
    17. Zhu, Joe, 2001. "Super-efficiency and DEA sensitivity analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 129(2), pages 443-455, March.
    18. Li, Jian & Wang, Shouyang & Cheng, T.C. Edwin, 2008. "Analysis of postponement strategy by EPQ-based models with planned backorders," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 777-788, October.
    19. Xiao, Tiaojun & Qi, Xiangtong, 2008. "Price competition, cost and demand disruptions and coordination of a supply chain with one manufacturer and two competing retailers," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 741-753, October.
    20. Pan, Xia, 2008. "Platinum ratio search versus golden ratio search," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(6), pages 1053-1056, December.
    21. Choi, Tsan-Ming & Li, Duan & Yan, Houmin & Chiu, Chun-Hung, 2008. "Channel coordination in supply chains with agents having mean-variance objectives," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 565-576, August.
    22. Zheng, Fei & Xu, Li Da & Tang, Bingyong, 2000. "Forecasting regional income inequality in China," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 243-254, July.
    23. Wang, Ji-Bo & Xia, Zun-Quan, 2006. "Flow shop scheduling with deteriorating jobs under dominating machines," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 327-336, August.
    24. Tang, Bingyong & Li Da, Xu & Wang, Wenjie, 2000. "An adaptive control method for time-varying systems," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 342-352, July.
    25. Li, Hong-Xing & Da, Xu Li, 2000. "A neural network representation of linear programming," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 224-234, July.
    26. Chen, Yao, 2005. "Measuring super-efficiency in DEA in the presence of infeasibility," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 161(2), pages 545-551, March.
    27. Li, Ninghua & Li, Ling X., 2000. "Modeling staffing flexibility: A case of China," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 255-266, July.
    28. Hua, Zhongsheng & Bian, Yiwen & Liang, Liang, 2007. "Eco-efficiency analysis of paper mills along the Huai River: An extended DEA approach," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 35(5), pages 578-587, October.
    29. Lai, K. K. & Leung, Francis K. N. & Tao, B. & Wang, S. Y., 2000. "Practices of preventive maintenance and replacement for engines: A case study," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 294-306, July.
    30. Chen, Yao, 2004. "Ranking efficient units in DEA," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 213-219, June.
    31. Kaijie Zhu & Rachel Q. Zhang & Fugee Tsung, 2007. "Pushing Quality Improvement Along Supply Chains," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 53(3), pages 421-436, March.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:jomega:v:36:y:2008:i:6:p:919-932. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.