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### 1976, Volume 4, Issue 6

**657-671 A decision support system for banks***by*Sprague, Ralph H & Watson, Hugh J**673-684 The coordination of short-run decision-making with long-range planning***by*Loughridge, Dennis W & Damon, William W & Peterson, David W**685-697 A quantitative model for manpower decision making***by*Kahalas, Harvey & Gray, David A**699-709 Problems in the application of portfolio selection models***by*Hodges, Stewart D**711-718 Multi-terminal vehicle-dispatch algorithm***by*Gillett, Billy E & Johnson, Jerry G**719-730 A model with shortage of places for educational and manpower systems***by*Moya-Angeler, J**731-732 A new goal programming formulation***by*Flavell, RB**733-735 A graphical interpretation in goal programming problem***by*Hannan, EL**736-737 Using the delta chart in project management***by*Allen, T Harrell**738-740 Quality control strategy***by*Hindelang, Thomas J**741-742 Modeling the product elimination decision***by*Locander, William B & Scannell, Richard W**743-746 Robustness of linear models for decision making: Some comments***by*Moskowitz, Herbert**747-748 Fixed costs constraints and realities***by*Stainton, RS

### 1976, Volume 4, Issue 5

**513-525 Causes of the decline in British merchant ship-building and marine engineering***by*Albu, Austen**527-537 OR, organisational design and adaptivity***by*Tomlinson, Rolfe C**539-558 Government policies towards innovation: A review of empirical findings***by*Pavitt, K**559-569 Analysis in support of strategic policy making***by*Radford, KJ**571-576 Dynamic strategies for branch and bound***by*Glover, Fred & Tangedahl, Lee**577-582 Information processing in managerial decision making: A preliminary study***by*San Miguel, Joseph G**583-593 Organization structure and cooperative market relations***by*Baligh, Helmy H & Burton, Richard M**595-607 Design of a strategic planning management information system***by*Ghymn, Kyung II & King, William R**609-615 The robustness of linear models for decision-making***by*Ashton, Robert H**617-622 Planning ambulatory health care delivery systems***by*Dökmeci, VF

### 1976, Volume 4, Issue 4

**375-377 A comment on "a dynamic model of process and product innovation"***by*Pavitt, K. & Rothwell, R.**377-378 A policy lapsation model***by*Giles, P.**378-380 A note on 'a linear programming model for determining an optimal regional distribution of petroleum products' by C Moore and Z Zolters***by*Meier, Peter**381-381 How society works***by*Goodeve, Charles**383-396 Parkinson, Peter and probability: Implications for productivity***by*Nadler, Gerald**397-405 Pathways to management numeracy***by*Lethbridge, David G & Miles, Roger**407-416 Adaptive trading rules for commodity futures***by*Martell, Terrence F**417-436 The price-quality relationship: A heuristic model***by*Wainstein, BM & Sichel, HS**437-446 Assessing operational policies***by*Stephenson, E**447-454 Production planning in practice***by*Harrison, FL**455-462 An application of multiple objective linear programming to media selection***by*Steuer, Ralph E & Oliver, Richard L**463-477 Job shop scheduling--A case study***by*Randolph, Paul H**479-485 An approach to stochastic programming for medium term planning***by*Dyson, Robert G & Swaithes, Gillian**487-488 Contractual sharing rules***by*Berhold, M**489-490 An approximation for the replenishment of perishables problem***by*Cosmetatos, George P**491-492 Paired comparisons in measuring expected benefit***by*Hindle, D & Sergeant, R**493-494 How many-sided are shadow prices at degenerate primal optima?***by*Knolmayer, G

### 1976, Volume 4, Issue 3

**253-264 Managers' uses of models***by*Simon, Leonard S & Lamar, Charles & Haines, George H**265-278 Scheduled and charter impairment in North Atlantic air services***by*Browne, William G**279-288 Linear programming and financial cost models for industrial enterprises***by*Araten, Michel & Dickman, Bernard**289-300 Effect of telecommunications on the location of office employment***by*Pye, Roger**301-311 Optimal regional distribution of petroleum products***by*Moore, Craig L & Zoltners, Andris A**313-320 Two issues in the evaluation of job-shop schedules***by*Borovits, Israel & Ein-Dor, Phillip**321-330 The effective use of computer resources***by*Axelrod, Cw**331-338 A policy lapsation model***by*Varde, Varsha S**339-340 Inventory decisions in product-mix models***by*Reeves, G. R.**341-342 Personnel development and evaluation***by*Githens, W. H. & Elster, R. S. & Musgrove, G. L. & Creighton, J. W.**343-344 The value index concept for demand forecasting***by*Hefley, Gerald L**345-346 Overflow problems in file organization***by*Kosten, L.**347-349 The simple plant location problem***by*Hansen, P.**350-352 Sensitivity of the rate of return***by*Eilon, Samuel**353-354 Implications of goal programming for insurance agency decision making***by*Lilly, Claude C & Gleason, John M**355-357 Comment on 'stochastic dominance for ranking ventures'***by*Kira, D.**358-359 Optimization models for fraction defective control charts--a Markovian approach***by*Alperovitch, Yoram & Friedman, Yoram

### 1976, Volume 4, Issue 2

**125-140 'Irrationality' of managerial judgments: Implications for information systems***by*Moskowitz, Herbert & Schaefer, Ralf E & Borcherding, Katrin**141-147 Some properties of pareto-optimal choices in decision problems***by*Calpine, HC & Golding, A**149-163 The communication of control in an international company: Methods of investigation***by*Dorrell, Michael G & Brooke, Michael Z**165-173 Managerial authority in a decision analysis context***by*Berhold, M. H.**175-180 The modelling of supply in the shipping industry***by*Taylor, A. J.**181-186 Stochastic dominance for ranking ventures: Comments and extensions***by*Hadar, Josef**187-191 Planning for teaching-resource requirements in colleges of technology***by*Honeyman, N & Potts, J. W. F.**193-203 Facilities design with graph theory and strings***by*Moore, James M**205-214 An efficient heuristic procedure for solving the layout design problem***by*Hitchings, G. G. & Cottam, M**215-223 Management applications of the inverse gaussian distribution***by*Whitmore, G. A.**225-227 An heuristic for sampling rare populations***by*Anvari, Mohsen & West, Eric N**228-229 Management decision rules in the marketing of electricity***by*Forgionne, G. A.**230-231 Food preparation by critical path methods***by*Berger, P. D.**232-233 Some numerical equilibrium results for the GI/D/1: ([infinity]/FIFO) queueing model***by*Cosmetatos, George P**234-235 Estimating learning time for repetitive tasks***by*Hindmarsh, G. W. & Towill, D. R.

### 1976, Volume 4, Issue 1

**19-33 Energy analysis: A review of methods and applications***by*Chapman, Peter**35-48 A framework for optimizing managerial decision***by*Littauer, S. B. & Yegulalp, T. M. & Zahariev, G. K.**49-57 A guided tour of recent practical advances in integer linear programming***by*Geoffrion, A. M.**59-65 The 'optimum' number of beds in a coronary care unit***by*Sissouras, A. A. & Moores, B**67-77 Simulation of R&D investment strategies***by*Bender, A Douglas & Pyle, Edmund B & Westlake, Wilfred J & Douglas, Bryce**79-83 A profitability index for alternative research projects***by*Glazebrook, K. D.**85-91 A deterministic model for the housing decision***by*Mojena, Richard & Booth, G Geoffrey & Bowman, James P**93-96 Sampling information in new product marketing***by*Conrad, S. A.**97-99 Bayesian point estimation on the Bernoulli parameter***by*Bunn, D. W.**100-102 Some numerical equilibrium results for the D/G/1: ([infinity]/FIFO) queueing model***by*Cosmetatos, George P**103-104 Macro-efficiency in interactive work units***by*Forgionne, Cuissepi A & Simpson, Truman D**105-106 The multiproportional RAS method***by*Tilanus, C. B.**107-108 Variance analysis revisited***by*Tilanus, C. B. & Theeuwes, J. A. M.**109-110 Alternative estimators of lines of securities***by*Wiginton, J. C.

### 1975, Volume 3, Issue 6

**631-633 Are you a 9-9 man?--A rejoinder***by*Blake, R. R. & Mouton, Jane S.**633-635 Are you a 9-9 man?--A comment***by*Mumford, Enid**636-637 Measuring managers [1]***by*Jenkins, Roy**639-656 A dynamic model of process and product innovation***by*Utterback, James M & Abernathy, William J**657-672 Measuring uncertainty***by*Moore, PG & Thomas, H**673-688 Goal partitioning in a hierarchical organization***by*Freeland, James R & Baker, Norman R**689-697 Capital investment evaluation for the multinational firm***by*Fourcans, Andre & Hindelang, Thomas J**699-708 Operational research and the pluralist frame of reference***by*Bevan, RG**709-715 Hard and soft constraints in linear programming***by*Kendall, JW**717-734 Educational objectives and measurement of outcomes***by*Luecke, Daniel F & Mcginn, Noel F**735-750 Risk evaluation of investment projects***by*Bonini, Charles P**751-755 Scheduling a transportation network***by*Friedman, Moshe

### 1975, Volume 3, Issue 5

**523-540 Industrial engineering: a dynamic response to change?***by*Holt, Knut**541-550 A conceptual framework for nurse staffing management***by*Wandel, Sten E & Hershey, John C**551-556 The formulation of mathematical programming models***by*Williams, H. P.**557-567 A systems simulation model of the Kenyan economy***by*Slater, Charles C & Walsham, Geoffrey**569-581 Reducing project duration at minimum cost: A time-cost tradeoff algorithm***by*Siemens, Nicolai & Gooding, Carl**583-594 Land use planning: An optimizing model***by*Bammi, Deepak & Bammi, Dalip**595-604 A mathematical model for industrial project evaluation***by*Sharif, Nawaz & Adulbhan, Pakorn**605-608 A set covering approach to bus stop location***by*Gleason, John M.**609-609 Regression analysis with a generalised cost of error function***by*Anderson, OD**611-612 Prior belief on the forecast variable***by*Bunn, DW**612-615 Temporary assignments***by*Gerstenfeld, A & Berger, P**615-617 Organisation structure, management style and company performance: Some recent results***by*Lansley, PR & Sadler, PJ & Webb, TD**617-619 Stochastic game model of organized strikes***by*Nair, KPK & Laughland, AR**609-611 Performance of a differential algorithm in constrained nonlinear programming***by*Bayer, MB

### 1975, Volume 3, Issue 4

**383-393 The functions of work***by*Smith, David F**395-401 To bid or not to bid***by*Engwall, Lars**403-409 Goal programming and constrained regression--A comment***by*Charnes, A & Cooper, WW**411-422 Scientific method and the environmental scene: the need for an experimenting, evolving society***by*Scorer, RS**423-441 Multiobjective investment planning under uncertainty***by*Caplin, DA & Kornbluth, JSH**443-448 Time lags and the weighted average cost of capital***by*Grinyer, John R**449-460 Information system design, organisational control and optimality***by*Banbury, John**461-473 Inventory control in hospital blood banks***by*Mole, RH**475-482 Towards an evaluation of a business school graduate programme***by*Burgoyne, JG**483-488 Consumer store choice behavior: A new approach***by*Uhr, Ernest B

### 1975, Volume 3, Issue 3

**267-282 Rising prices, financial statements and fundamental research***by*Hope, A & Scapens, RW**283-292 A maximin criterion for investment program selection***by*Whitmore, GA**293-302 The changing role of the European company***by*Manley, PS**303-312 Applications of metagame theory in managerial decision making***by*Radford, KJ**313-320 An application of mathematical programming to soybean processing***by*Markland, Robert E & Newett, Robert J**321-327 Subjective probability in forecasting***by*Jones, HG**329-343 A productivity study in a chemical plant***by*Eilon, S & Gold, Bela & Soesan, Judith**345-350 Hospital leasing decision models***by*Findlay, M Chapman & Jordan, Ronald**351-352 The safety stock factor for Poissonian demand distributions***by*Arcade, SH**352-353 Serving the naive computer user***by*Eason, KD & Damodaran, L & Stewart, TFM**353-354 Changes in profitability components***by*Eilon, Samuel**354-355 An uncertain vs a certain prospect***by*Eilon, Samuel**355-357 Information ranking in linear programmes***by*Flavell, RB**357-357 The basic financial model***by*Harrison, FL**358-358 A note on risk simulation***by*Hull, John**359-360 Measuring the utility of residential location advantage***by*Cava, Gerald J La**360-362 An optimal routing problem***by*Szwarc, Wlodzimierz**362-364 The limited radius problem***by*Watson-Gandy, CDT

### 1975, Volume 3, Issue 2

**147-155 Mathematics in management--How it looks to the manager***by*McClelland, Wg**157-168 An aggregate index for the analysis of productivity and profitability***by*Kurosawa, Kazukiyo**169-176 A view of MBO in today's management environment***by*Hives, Peter**177-184 Stochastic dominance for ranking ventures***by*Tilley, Rpr & Eilon, Samuel**185-193 The measurement of merchant power: A case history***by*Atkins, Derek R**195-201 Innovation in education: Technological economics***by*Makower, MS & Sorrill, CM**203-211 An empirical study of an inventory-distribution system***by*Aggarwal, Sumer C & Dhavale, Dileep G**213-218 Some reflections on inflation accounting***by*Franks, John A**219-227 Innovation research at the international institute for the management of technology***by*Holt, Knut & Seetzen, Jürgen**229-233 An experimental study of centralized information in a financial organization***by*Moskowitz, Herbert & Murnighan, John Keith**235-240 The effects of seasonal demand on depot location***by*Lockett, AG & Westwood, JB

### 1975, Volume 3, Issue 1

**9-22 Impact of the patent system on the creation and diffusion of new technology***by*Silberston, Aubrey**23-38 On 'optimal' technology and scale in industrialization: Steel-making***by*Rosegger, Gerhard**39-47 Technology transfer -- and the U.S. space program***by*Hamilton, Jeffrey T**49-57 The future of forms of data communications***by*Hughes, Philip**59-69 On approaches to OR modelling***by*Bandyopadhyay, R**71-78 Management science models for evaluating regional government policies***by*Beightler, Charles S & Thurman, Velna Rae**79-85 Subjective estimation bias and PERT statistical procedures***by*Wallace, John B**87-93 A note on accounting during inflation***by*Tomkins, Cyril**95-99 Accounting for inflation: The need for action***by*Brough, R**101-105 Measures of return under uncertainty***by*Baumler, JV**107-111 A median solution for a two-person, non-zero sum game***by*Eilon, Samuel**113-118 An optimal set-up policy for control charts***by*Ladany, Shaul P & Alperovitch, Yoram**119-123 Computer network scheduling***by*Ben-Bassat, Moshe & Borovits, Israel

### 1974, Volume 2, Issue 6

**723-731 Some aspects of inflation and published accounts***by*Edey, HC**733-750 Statistical forecasting--The state of the art***by*Gilchrist, Warren**751-761 Production planning and control in a national statistical agency***by*Deziel, David P & Carlile, David M**763-774 The politics of evaluation research***by*Banner, David K**775-783 Portfolio selection for managerial control***by*Amihud, Y & Barnea, A**785-791 A cross-cultural comparative study of management***by*Negandhi, Anant R**793-803 Transition to a desired manpower structure***by*Scott, D & Cullingford, G**805-808 A mixed integer programming and heuristic algorithm for a warehouses location problem***by*Brosh, Israel & Hersh, Marvin & Shlifer, Eliezer**809-813 The impact of urbanization on construction minerals***by*Bronitsky, Leonard & Wallace, William A**815-819 Evaluating managerial personnel***by*Bartlett, Thomas E & Linden, Leonard R**821-823 Note on "many-sided shadow prices"***by*Eilon, A & Flavell, R**825-828 Dynamic programming for spatial allocation of advertising expenditure***by*Mirakhor, Abbas & Meaders, Thomas J

### 1974, Volume 2, Issue 5

**593-605 The influence of measurement in the development of management science***by*Beall, R. B.**607-623 Multi-goal optimization in managerial science***by*Baum, Sanford & Carlson, Robert C**625-634 The paradox of development planning***by*Goodman, Seymour S**635-649 Futures studies versus planning***by*Shani, Moshe**651-665 Some issues in the current debate about energy and natural resources***by*Surrey, A. J. & Page, William**667-676 The carrying capacity of a region: A planning model***by*House, Peter W**677-690 Regression models of behavior for managerial decision making***by*Moskowitz, Herbert**691-699 Evaluating time streams of income***by*Bell, David E**701-703 In favour of a modified SI rule in job-shop scheduling***by*Eilon, Samuel**703-704 Managerial audit***by*Arcade, S. H.**705-705 Transactions and counters***by*Arcade, S. H.**706-707 A duality analysis of the transportation problem***by*Kwak, N. K.**707-708 Marginal costs of research workers***by*Eilon, Samuel

### 1974, Volume 2, Issue 4

**451-465 Philosophical speculations on systems design***by*Churchman, C West**467-485 Organisation structure, management style and company performance***by*Lansley, Peter & Sadler, Philip & Webb, Terry**487-496 The controversy about money***by*Kern, David**497-507 The economic effects of large industrial undertakings on rual economies***by*Sadler, PG**509-514 The function of management development in the process of organisational change***by*Zeira, Yoram**515-522 Some aspects of price strategy***by*Davis, K Roscoe**523-532 Information theory and risk in capital markets***by*Philippatos, George C & Wilson, Charles J**533-541 The application of dynamic programming in United Kingdom companies***by*Ellis, Christopher & Lethbridge, David & Ulph, Alistair**543-547 Electronics: The new revolution***by*Sarnoff, RW**549-552 A descriptive model of electricity consumption***by*Monette, Jean**553-556 Perceived importance of "social goals" in business organizations***by*Lusk, Edward J & Oliver, Bruce L