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Forecasting practice: A review of the empirical literature and an agenda for future research

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  • Winklhofer, Heidi
  • Diamantopoulos, Adamantios
  • Witt, Stephen F.

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  • Winklhofer, Heidi & Diamantopoulos, Adamantios & Witt, Stephen F., 1996. "Forecasting practice: A review of the empirical literature and an agenda for future research," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 193-221, June.
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    1. DeRoeck, Richard, 1991. "Is there a gap between forecasting theory and practice? A personal view," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 1-2, May.
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    1. Maria D. Tito, 2017. "Looking Inside the Magic 8 Ball : An Analysis of Sales Forecasts using Italian Firm-Level Data," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-027, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
    2. Smith, Carlo D. & Mentzer, John T., 2010. "Forecasting task-technology fit: The influence of individuals, systems and procedures on forecast performance," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 144-161, January.
    3. Asimakopoulos, Stavros & Dix, Alan, 2013. "Forecasting support systems technologies-in-practice: A model of adoption and use for product forecasting," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 29(2), pages 322-336.
    4. Winklhofer, Heidi & Diamantopoulos, Adamantios, 2003. "A model of export sales forecasting behavior and performance: development and testing," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 271-285.
    5. Jorge A. Duran & Benito E. Flores, 1998. "Forecasting Practices in Mexican Companies," Interfaces, INFORMS, vol. 28(6), pages 56-62, December.
    6. Thury, Gerhard & Witt, Stephen F., 1998. "Forecasting industrial production using structural time series models," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 751-767, December.
    7. Lawrence, Michael & O'Connor, Marcus & Edmundson, Bob, 2000. "A field study of sales forecasting accuracy and processes," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 122(1), pages 151-160, April.
    8. Diamantopoulos, Adamantios & Winklhofer, Heidi, 2003. "Export sales forecasting by UK firms: Technique utilization and impact on forecast accuracy," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 56(1), pages 45-54, January.
    9. Moon, Mark A. & Mentzer, John T. & Smith, Carlo D., 2003. "Conducting a sales forecasting audit," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 19(1), pages 5-25.
    10. Zotteri, Giulio & Kalchschmidt, Matteo, 2007. "Forecasting practices: Empirical evidence and a framework for research," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 108(1-2), pages 84-99, July.
    11. Fildes, Robert & Bretschneider, Stuart & Collopy, Fred & Lawrence, Michael & Stewart, Doug & Winklhofer, Heidi & Mentzer, John T. & Moon, Mark A., 2003. "Researching Sales Forecasting Practice: Commentaries and authors' response on "Conducting a Sales Forecasting Audit" by M.A. Moon, J.T. Mentzer & C.D. Smith," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 19(1), pages 27-42.
    12. Pollock, Andrew C. & Macaulay, Alex & Onkal-Atay, Dilek & Wilkie-Thomson, Mary E., 1999. "Evaluating predictive performance of judgemental extrapolations from simulated currency series," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 114(2), pages 281-293, April.
    13. Davis, Donna F. & Mentzer, John T., 2007. "Organizational factors in sales forecasting management," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 23(3), pages 475-495.
    14. Diamantopoulos, Adamantios & Winklhofer, Heidi, 1999. "The impact of firm and export characteristics on the accuracy of export sales forecasts: evidence from UK exporters," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 67-81, February.
    15. Klassen, Robert D. & Flores, Benito E., 2001. "Forecasting practices of Canadian firms: Survey results and comparisons," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(2), pages 163-174, March.

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