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### 2001, Volume 129, Issue 1

**224-229 A note on scheduling flowshops with flexible stage ordering***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.

### 2001, Volume 128, Issue 3

**459-478 Decision-theoretic foundations of qualitative possibility theory***by*Dubois, Didier & Prade, Henri & Sabbadin, Regis**479-498 A Bayesian network approach to making inferences in causal maps***by*Nadkarni, Sucheta & Shenoy, Prakash P.**499-508 Aggregation of analytic hierarchy process models based on similarities in decision makers' preferences***by*Bolloju, N.**509-531 A study of simple rules for subcontracting in make-to-order manufacturing***by*Bertrand, J. W. M. & Sridharan, V.**532-544 The categorical data analysis approach for ratio model of pairwise comparisons***by*Basak, Indrani**545-557 Vehicle dispatching system based on Taguchi-tuned fuzzy rules***by*Tan, K. K. & Tang, K. Z.**558-569 Modeling and algorithmic development of a staff scheduling problem***by*Sarin, Subhash C. & Aggarwal, Sanjay**570-586 A derivative algorithm for inexact quadratic program - application to environmental decision-making under uncertainty***by*Chen, M. J. & Huang, G. H.**587-596 Using objective values to start multiple objective linear programming algorithms***by*Arbel, Ami & Korhonen, Pekka**597-610 Evaluating focused factory benefits with queuing theory***by*Souza, Gilvan C. & Wagner, Harvey M. & Whybark, D. Clay**611-624 A queueing model with dependence between service and interarrival times***by*Boxma, O. J. & Perry, D.**625-638 The multi-hour service system design problem***by*Amiri, Ali**639-646 A new resolution method for the parametric linear complementarity problem***by*Gailly, B. & Installe, M. & Smeers, Y.**647-663 Switching regression analysis by fuzzy adaptive network***by*Cheng, Chi-Bin & Lee, E. Stanley**664-673 On the directional bias of the lbp-norm***by*Uster, Halit & Love, Robert F.**674-678 An algorithm for a selection procedure***by*Maleki, H. R.**679-688 A note on the paper "Resource-constrained project scheduling: Notation, classification, models and methods" by Brucker et al***by*Herroelen, Willy & Demeulemeester, Erik & De Reyck, Bert

### 2001, Volume 128, Issue 2

**227-230 Methodology for handling complex societal problems***by*DeTombe, Dorien J.**231-232 Introduction to the field of methodology for handling complex societal problems***by*DeTombe, Dorien J.**233-244 Critical systems thinking and practice***by*Jackson, Mike C.**245-257 Local systemic intervention***by*Flood, Robert L.**258-265 The process of problem-formulation***by*Bowen, Ken**266-281 Compram, a method for handling complex societal problems***by*DeTombe, Dorien J.**282-289 Adaptive policies, policy analysis, and policy-making***by*Walker, Warren E. & Rahman, S. Adnan & Cave, Jonathan**290-299 A methodology for conducting interdisciplinary social research***by*van Dijkum, Cor**300-310 Methodology for participatory policy analysis***by*Geurts, Jac. L. A. & Joldersma, Cisca**311-321 Social impact assessment***by*Becker, Henk A.**322-337 Interactive policy-making - a model of management for public works***by*Driessen, Peter P. J. & Glasbergen, Pieter & Verdaas, Co**338-350 Visual-interactive decision modeling (VIDEMO) in policy management: Bridging the gap between analytic and conceptual decision modeling***by*Beroggi, Giampiero E. G.**351-363 DEMO: Towards a discipline of organisation engineering***by*Dietz, Jan L. G.**364-384 In search of valid results in a complex economic environment: The potential of meta-analysis and value transfer***by*Bal, Frans & Nijkamp, Peter**385-401 New advances in spatial network modelling: Towards evolutionary algorithms***by*Reggiani, Aura & Nijkamp, Peter & Sabella, Enrico**402-417 A general theory on spectral properties of state-homogeneous finite-state quasi-birth-death processes***by*Fadiloglu, Mehmet Murat & Yeralan, Sencer**418-434 Strategic financial management in a multinational financial conglomerate: A multiple goal stochastic programming approach***by*Korhonen, Antti**435-446 Minimax and symmetric duality for nonlinear multiobjective mixed integer programming***by*Kim, Do Sang & Song, Young Ran**447-458 Solving large single allocation p-hub problems with two or three hubs***by*Ebery, Jamie

### 2001, Volume 128, Issue 1

**1-13 Innovative research in OR/MS?***by*Pidd, Michael & Dunning-Lewis, Paul**14-33 Routing trains through a railway station based on a node packing model***by*Zwaneveld, Peter J. & Kroon, Leo G. & van Hoesel, Stan P. M.**34-57 An empirical investigation of meta-heuristic and heuristic algorithms for a 2D packing problem***by*Hopper, E. & Turton, B. C. H.**58-73 A pruning heuristic for use with multisource product design***by*Tarasewich, Peter & McMullen, Patrick R.**74-97 Stack-up algorithms for palletizing at delivery industry***by*Rethmann, J. & Wanke, E.**98-118 Using competence sets to analyze the consumer decision problem***by*Chen, Ting-Yu**119-128 Machine scheduling with a rate-modifying activity***by*Lee, C. -Y. & Leon, V. J.**129-146 A heuristic for single machine scheduling with early and tardy costs***by*Mazzini, Renata & Armentano, Vinicius A.**147-158 Local search algorithms for the multiprocessor flow shop scheduling problem***by*Negenman, Ebbe G.**159-174 Two-stage open shop scheduling with a bottleneck machine***by*Drobouchevitch, Inna G. & Strusevich, Vitaly A.**175-184 A genetic algorithm of determining cycle time for printed circuit board assembly lines***by*Ji, P. & Sze, M. T. & Lee, W. B.**185-191 The influence of perceived stock value price histories in the mean-variance-instability model***by*Atkinson, C. & Alvarez, M. J.**192-205 Optimal internal pricing and capacity planning for service facility with finite buffer***by*Sumita, Ushio & Masuda, Yasushi & Yamakawa, Shigetaka**206-212 Data envelopment analysis with resource constraints: An alternative model with non-discretionary factors***by*Maital, Shlomo & Vaninsky, Alexander**213-226 A duopolistic model of dynamic competitive advertising***by*Wang, Qinan & Wu, Zhang

### 2000, Volume 127, Issue 3

**467-482 Sorting cropping systems on the basis of their impact on groundwater quality***by*Arondel, Cecile & Girardin, Philippe**483-506 Decentralized inventory control in a two-level distribution system***by*Andersson, Jonas & Marklund, Johan**507-518 Second order symmetric duality in mathematical programming with F-convexity***by*Mishra, S. K.**519-524 The core of a repeated n-person cooperative game***by*Oviedo, Jorge**525-536 Network distance characteristics that affect computational effort in p-median location problems***by*Schilling, D. A. & Rosing, K. E. & ReVelle, C. S.**537-545 An optimal procurement policy for items with an inventory level-dependent demand rate and fixed lifetime***by*Hwang, Hark & Hahn, Kyu Hun**546-564 Scheduling two machines that require multiple types of maintenance, for a single operation***by*Rabinowitz, Gadi & Goren, Shai & Mehrez, Abraham**565-573 Positioning automated guided vehicles in a loop layout***by*Gademann, A. J. R. M. & van de Velde, S. L.**574-593 Efficient lot-sizing under a differential transportation cost structure for serially distributed warehouses***by*Vroblefski, Mark & Ramesh, R. & Zionts, Stanley**594-610 An object relational approach for the design of decision support systems***by*Srinivasan, Ananth & Sundaram, David**611-618 Further discussion on linear production functions and DEA***by*Zhu, Joe**619-638 Bidirectional planning: improving priority rule-based heuristics for scheduling resource-constrained projects***by*Klein, Robert

### 2000, Volume 127, Issue 2

**217-219 Sixth International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling***by*Ulusoy, Gunduz & Karabati, Selcuk**220-238 On criticality and sensitivity in activity networks***by*Elmaghraby, Salah E.**239-251 Improving project cost estimation by taking into account managerial flexibility***by*Jorgensen, Trond & Wallace, Stein W.**252-261 Optimal timing of project control points***by*Raz, Tzvi & Erel, Erdal**262-278 An equitable approach to the payment scheduling problem in project management***by*Ulusoy, Gunduz & Cebelli, Serkan**279-296 The impact of resource flexibility and staffing decisions on cellular and departmental shop performance***by*Jensen, John B.**297-316 A polynomial activity insertion algorithm in a multi-resource schedule with cumulative constraints and multiple modes***by*Artigues, Christian & Roubellat, Francois**317-331 The disjunctive graph machine representation of the job shop scheduling problem***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Pesch, Erwin & Sterna, Malgorzata**332-343 On Not-First/Not-Last conditions in disjunctive scheduling***by*Torres, Philippe & Lopez, Pierre**344-354 Using intelligent backtracking to improve branch-and-bound methods: An application to Open-Shop problems***by*Gueret, Christelle & Jussien, Narendra & Prins, Christian**355-362 A linear programming and constraint propagation-based lower bound for the RCPSP***by*Brucker, Peter & Knust, Sigrid**363-382 A new LP-based lower bound for the cumulative scheduling problem***by*Carlier, Jacques & Neron, Emmanuel**383-393 A cutting plane algorithm for a single machine scheduling problem***by*Soric, Kristina**394-407 Experimental evaluation of state-of-the-art heuristics for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem***by*Hartmann, Sonke & Kolisch, Rainer**408-424 A multicriteria heuristic method to improve resource allocation in multiproject scheduling***by*Lova, Antonio & Maroto, Concepcion & Tormos, Pilar**425-443 Procedures for resource leveling and net present value problems in project scheduling with general temporal and resource constraints***by*Neumann, K. & Zimmermann, J.**444-457 Minimizing weighted tardiness of jobs with stochastic interruptions in parallel machines***by*Laguna, Manuel & Lino, Pilar & Perez, Angeles & Quintanilla, Sacramento & Valls, Vicente**458-465 Scheduling multiple variant programs under hard real-time constraints***by*Jedrzejowicz, Piotr & Wierzbowska, Izabela

### 2000, Volume 127, Issue 1

**1-13 DEA and its use in the regulation of water companies***by*Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**14-27 The role of OR specialists in `do it yourself' spreadsheet development***by*Edwards, John S. & Finlay, Paul N. & Wilson, John M.**28-43 On comparing interval numbers***by*Sengupta, Atanu & Pal, Tapan Kumar**44-68 Application of Grey theory and multiobjective programming towards airline network design***by*Hsu, Chaug-Ing & Wen, Yuh-Horng**69-77 The one-period bus touring problem: Solved by an effective heuristic for the orienteering tour problem and improvement algorithm***by*Deitch, Ray & Ladany, Shaul P.**78-93 A directed acyclic graph representation of routing manufacturing flexibility***by*Borenstein, Denis**94-108 New modeling approaches for the design of local access transport area networks***by*Sherali, Hanif D. & Lee, Youngho & Park, Taehyung**109-119 Counting your customers: Compounding customer's in-store decisions, interpurchase time and repurchasing behavior***by*Wu, Couchen & Chen, Hsiu-Li**120-125 Flow shop and open shop scheduling with a critical machine and two operations per job***by*Kyparisis, George J. & Koulamas, Christos**126-139 Minimizing maximum lateness with job families***by*Baker, Kenneth R. & Magazine, Michael J.**140-158 Digital data networks design using genetic algorithms***by*Chu, Chao-Hsien & Premkumar, G. & Chou, Hsinghua**159-171 Reliability optimization of a series system with multiple-choice and budget constraints***by*Sung, C. S. & Cho, Y. K.**172-188 Performance evaluation and design of base stock systems***by*Duri, C. & Frein, Y. & Di Mascolo, M.**189-202 A dynamic programming algorithm for the local access telecommunication network expansion problem***by*Flippo, Olaf E. & Kolen, Antoon W. J. & Koster, Arie M. C. A. & van de Leensel, Robert L. M. J.**203-216 A transformed two-stage method for reducing the part-usage variation and a comparison of the product-level and part-level solutions in sequencing mixed-model assembly lines***by*Zhu, Jin & Ding, Fong-Yuen

### 2000, Volume 126, Issue 3

**459-473 Fuzzy multicriteria analysis for performance evaluation of bus companies***by*Yeh, Chung-Hsing & Deng, Hepu & Chang, Yu-Hern**474-490 Sequencing jobs on a single machine: A neural network approach***by*El-Bouri, Ahmed & Balakrishnan, Subramaniam & Popplewell, Neil**491-500 The value of runway time slots for airlines***by*Cao, Jia-Ming & Kanafani, Adib**501-514 Assessing the relative efficiency and productivity growth of vehicle inspection services: An application of DEA and Malmquist indices***by*Odeck, James**515-525 The generalized DEA model and the convex cone constrained game***by*Hao, Gang & Wei, Quanling & Yan, Hong**526-533 Pattern classification with principal component analysis and fuzzy rule bases***by*Ravi, V. & Reddy, P. J. & Zimmermann, H. -J.**534-540 Optimal burn-in decision for products with an unimodal failure rate function***by*Chang, Dong Shang**541-556 Minimax reference point approach and its application for multiobjective optimisation***by*Yang, Jian-Bo**557-566 Minimizing maximum lateness under linear deterioration***by*Bachman, Aleksander & Janiak, Adam**567-586 Analysis of reactive scheduling problems in a job shop environment***by*Sabuncuoglu, I. & Bayiz, M.**587-602 An exponential queue with competition for service***by*Brill, P. H. & Hlynka, M.**603-613 Capacitated inventory problems with fixed order costs: Some optimal policy structure***by*Gallego, Guillermo & Scheller-Wolf, Alan**614-636 The exact overall time distribution of a project with uncertain task durations***by*Schmidt, Craig W. & Grossmann, Ignacio E.**637-650 Resolution of fuzzy regression model***by*Wang, Hsiao-Fan & Tsaur, Ruey-Chyn**651-661 A sampling-based method for generating nondominated solutions in stochastic MOMP problems***by*Ringuest, Jeffrey L. & Graves, Samuel B.**662-674 New stopping criterion for genetic algorithms***by*Aytug, Haldun & Koehler, Gary J.**675-682 Multiobjective second order symmetric duality with cone constraints***by*Mishra, S. K.**683-687 On consistency of the weighted geometric mean complex judgement matrix in AHP***by*Xu, Z.

### 2000, Volume 126, Issue 2

**231-232 The first decade of G-networks***by*Gelenbe, Erol**233-249 G-networks: A versatile approach for work removal in queueing networks***by*Artalejo, J. R.**250-272 Multiple class G-networks with list-oriented deletions***by*Fourneau, J. -M. & Kloul, L. & Verchere, D.**273-287 Reliability modelling using G-queues***by*Harrison, Peter G. & Patel, Naresh M. & Pitel, Edwige**288-307 Reinforcement learning with internal expectation for the random neural network***by*Halici, Ugur**308-318 On G-networks and resource allocation in multimedia systems***by*Gelenbe, Erol & Shachnai, Hadas**319-330 Survey of random neural network applications***by*Bakircioglu, Hakan & Kocak, Taskin**331-339 Training the random neural network using quasi-Newton methods***by*Likas, Aristidis & Stafylopatis, Andreas**340-354 A global optimization algorithm for the three-dimensional packing problem***by*Faina, Loris**355-370 An operational decision model for lead-time and price quotation in congested manufacturing systems***by*ElHafsi, Mohsen**371-385 Input control in a batch production system with lead times, due dates and random yields***by*Wang, Yunzeng & Gerchak, Yigal**386-390 A simple method for obtaining weakly efficient points in multiobjective linear fractional programming problems***by*Metev, Boyan & Gueorguieva, Dessislava**391-407 On weighted centers for semidefinite programming***by*Sturm, Jos F. & Zhang, Shuzhong**408-421 A Lagrangean relax-and-cut approach for the two-stage capacitated facility location problem***by*Klose, Andreas**422-435 Optimal planning in large multi-site production networks***by*Timpe, Christian H. & Kallrath, Josef**436-453 The use of data envelopment analysis in the regulation of UK water utilities: Water distribution***by*Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**454-458 A note on a modified simplex approach for solving bilevel linear programming problems***by*Campelo, Manoel & Scheimberg, Susana

### 2000, Volume 126, Issue 1

**1-12 A framework for the description of evolutionary algorithms***by*Hertz, Alain & Kobler, Daniel**13-30 Heuristics for the stochastic/dynamic user-optimal route choice problem***by*Chen, Huey-Kuo & Feng, Ginny**31-50 Valid inequalities for a class of assembly system problems***by*Pinnoi, Anulark & Wilhelm, Wilbert E.**51-68 Using DEA to obtain efficient solutions for multi-objective 0-1 linear programs***by*Liu, Fuh-Hwa Franklin & Huang, Chueng-Chiu & Yen, Yu-Lee**69-79 Approximation of linear programs by Bregman's DF projections***by*Kas, Peter & Klafszky, Emil & Malyusz, Levente & Izbirak, Gokhan**80-88 Allocation of tasks to specialized processors: A planning approach***by*Becker, K. J. & Gaver, D. P. & Glazebrook, K. D. & Jacobs, P. A. & Lawphongpanich, S.**89-105 Economic expectations, fuzzy sets and financial planning***by*Tarrazo, Manuel & Gutierrez, Luis**106-130 An effective implementation of the Lin-Kernighan traveling salesman heuristic***by*Helsgaun, Keld**131-151 Scheduling multipurpose batch process industries with no-wait restrictions by simulated annealing***by*Raaymakers, W. H. M. & Hoogeveen, J. A.**152-165 A multi-criteria agency model with incomplete preference information***by*Vetschera, Rudolf**166-174 Design of parallel algorithms for the single resource allocation problem***by*Morales, D. & Almeida, F. & Garcia, F. & Roda, J. L. & Rodriguez, C.**175-188 Restricting weights in value efficiency analysis***by*Halme, Merja & Korhonen, Pekka**189-217 Marketing-production coordination in channels of distribution***by*Ravi Kumar, K. & Loomba, Arvinder P. S. & Hadjinicola, George C.**218-230 A fuzzy satisficing method for electric power plant coal purchase using genetic algorithms***by*Shiromaru, Isao & Inuiguchi, Masahiro & Sakawa, Masatoshi

### 2000, Volume 125, Issue 3

**449-468 Vehicle routing-scheduling for waste collection in Hanoi***by*Tung, Dang Vu & Pinnoi, Anulark**469-485 Efficiency of reductions of job-shop to flow-shop problems***by*Guinet, Alain**486-502 An intermodal optimum path algorithm for multimodal networks with dynamic arc travel times and switching delays***by*Ziliaskopoulos, Athanasios & Wardell, Whitney**503-518 Information and incentives in computing services supply: The effect of limited system choices***by*Wang, E. T. G.**519-525 A lemons market? An incentive scheme to induce truth-telling in third party logistics providers***by*Lim, Wei Shi**526-534 The dynamic predicate stashing copy problem and the Steiner problem in graphs***by*Marsman, S. & Duin, C. W. & Volgenant, A.**535-550 Sequencing of jobs in some production system***by*Grabowski, Jozef & Pempera, Jaroslaw**551-570 Modelling diffusion and replacement***by*Islam, Towhidul & Meade, Nigel**571-587 Dimension of valued relations***by*Doignon, Jean-Paul & Mitas, Jutta**588-601 The effects of inflation and time-value of money on an economic order quantity model with a random product life cycle***by*Moon, Ilkyeong & Lee, Suyeon**602-621 Commonality in product design: Cost saving, valuation change and cannibalization***by*Kim, Kilsun & Chhajed, Dilip**622-632 Benders-and-cut algorithm for fixed-charge capacitated network design problem***by*Sridhar, Varadharajan & Park, June S.**633-647 A decision support system for business process planning***by*Volkner, Peer & Werners, Brigitte**648-655 On the single-assignment p-hub center problem***by*Kara, Bahar Y. & Tansel, Barbaros C.**656-669 Determining the relative efficiency of MBA programs using DEA***by*Colbert, Amy & Levary, Reuven R. & Shaner, Michael C.**670-678 Co-plot: A graphic display method for geometrical representations of MCDM***by*Raveh, Adi

### 2000, Volume 125, Issue 2

**219-221 Editorial***by*Krarup, Jakob & Pisinger, David**222-238 Optimization engineering techniques for the exact solution of NP-hard combinatorial optimization problems***by*Toth, Paolo**239-248 Continued fractions in optimal cutting of a rectangular sheet into equal small rectangles***by*Arslanov, M. Z.**249-256 Analysis of permutation routing algorithms***by*Bekesi, Jozsef & Galambos, Gabor & Hajnal, Peter**257-265 Tabu search for DNA sequencing with false negatives and false positives***by*Blazewicz, J. & Formanowicz, P. & Kasprzak, M. & Markiewicz, W. T. & Weglarz, J.**266-277 Application of the noising method to the travelling salesman problem***by*Charon, Irene & Hudry, Olivier**278-282 The vertex degrees of minimum spanning trees***by*Cieslik, Dietmar**283-291 Algorithmic approach to the satisfactory graph partitioning problem***by*Gerber, Michael U. & Kobler, Daniel**292-297 Stability in P5- and banner-free graphs***by*Lozin, V. V.**298-315 On the capacitated lot-sizing and continuous 0-1 knapsack polyhedra***by*Miller, Andrew J. & Nemhauser, George L. & Savelsbergh, Martin W. P.**316-323 The method of generalized generating sequences***by*Ushakov, Igor**324-339 Scheduling a flowline manufacturing cell with sequence dependent family setup times***by*Schaller, Jeffrey E. & Gupta, Jatinder N. D. & Vakharia, Asoo J.**340-358 A mini-line approach for pull production***by*Ahmadi, Reza H. & Matsuo, Hirofumi**359-369 A genetic algorithm for scheduling staff of mixed skills under multi-criteria***by*Cai, X. & Li, K. N.**370-380 Minimizing makespan subject to minimum total flow-time on identical parallel machines***by*Gupta, Jatinder N. D. & Ruiz-Torres, Alex J.**381-397 A comparative evaluation of modeling approaches to the labor shift scheduling problem***by*Aykin, Turgut**398-409 A discrete semi-Markov decision model to determine the optimal repair/replacement policy under general repairs***by*Love, C. E. & Zhang, Z. G. & Zitron, M. A. & Guo, R.**410-424 Hydro-electric unit commitment subject to uncertain demand***by*Philpott, A. B. & Craddock, M. & Waterer, H.**425-428 An improved precedence rule for single machine sequencing problems with quadratic penalty***by*Mondal, Sakib A. & Sen, Anup K.**429-430 On improving the single-vendor single-buyer integrated production inventory model with a generalized policy***by*Goyal, S. K.**431-439 Multi-attribute decision aid under incomplete information and hierarchical structure***by*Ahn, Byeong Seok & Sam Park, Kyung & Hee Han, Chang & Kyeong Kim, Jae**440-448 On three-machine flow shops with random job processing times***by*Kamburowski, Jerzy

### 2000, Volume 125, Issue 1

**1-17 Pure competition, regulated and Stackelberg equilibria: Application to the energy system of Quebec***by*Lavigne, Denis & Loulou, Richard & Savard, Gilles**18-24 An algorithm for the multiparametric 0-1-integer linear programming problem relative to the objective function***by*Crema, Alejandro**25-33 An extended DEA model: Appending an additional input to make all DMUs at least weakly efficient***by*Takeda, Eiji**34-58 An evaluation of vendor selection models from a total cost of ownership perspective***by*Degraeve, Zeger & Labro, Eva & Roodhooft, Filip**59-72 ProGen/[pi]x - An instance generator for resource-constrained project scheduling problems with partially renewable resources and further extensions***by*Drexl, Andreas & Nissen, Rudiger & Patterson, James H. & Salewski, Frank**73-83 Capturing group preferences in a multicriteria decision***by*Easley, Robert F. & Valacich, Joseph S. & Venkataramanan, M. A.**84-92 New bounds for expected cycle times in tandem queues with blocking***by*Nakade, Koichi**93-112 Returns to scale and scale elasticity in data envelopment analysis***by*Fukuyama, Hirofumi**113-132 Local stability intervals in the analytic hierarchy process***by*Aguaron, Juan & Moreno-Jimenez, Jose Maria**133-148 Multiaction maintenance subject to action-dependent risk and stochastic failure***by*Su, Chao-Ton & Wu, Sung-Chi & Chang, Cheng-Chang**149-174 Optimal dynamic pricing of perishable products with stochastic demand and a finite set of prices***by*Chatwin, Richard E.**175-183 Multicriteria assignment method PROAFTN: Methodology and medical application***by*Belacel, Nabil**184-194 An organizational change perspective on the value of modeling***by*Liberatore, Matthew J. & Hatchuel, Armand & Weil, Benoit & Stylianou, Antonis C.**195-204 Hiring policies in an uncertain environment: Cost and productivity trade-offs***by*Gerchak, Yigal & Golany, Boaz**205-215 Airline spill analysis - beyond the normal demand***by*Z.F. Li, Michael & Hoon Oum, Tae**216-217 A note on "Project scheduling with resource constraints: A branch and bound approach"***by*Kaefer, Frederick