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### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 9

**1329-1340 A Lagrangean Relaxation Approach for Very-Large-Scale Capacitated Lot-Sizing***by*Moustapha Diaby & Harish C. Bahl & Mark H. Karwan & Stanley Zionts**1341-1353 The Dynamic Line Allocation Problem***by*Reza H. Ahmadi & Sriram Dasu & Christopher S. Tang**1354-1359 Note---Operator Assignment and the Parametric Preflow Algorithm***by*Robert J. Wittrock**1360-1366 Note---Pathwise Convexity and its Relation to Convergence of Time-Average Derivatives***by*Peter W. Glynn**1367-1369 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 8

**1067-1083 Pooling in Two-Location Inventory Systems with Non-Negligible Replenishment Lead Times***by*George Tagaras & Morris A. Cohen**1084-1105 Control Charts in the Presence of Data Correlation***by*Don G. Wardell & Herbert Moskowitz & Robert D. Plante**1106-1120 Conditional Monitoring Policy Under Moral Hazard***by*Son Ku Kim & Yoon S. Suh**1121-1139 Pricing and Capacity Decisions for a Service Facility: Stability and Multiple Local Optima***by*Shaler Stidham**1140-1153 A Two-Echelon Inventory System with Priority Shipments***by*Maqbool Dada**1154-1163 Optimal Service Speeds in a Competitive Environment***by*Ehud Kalai & Morton I. Kamien & Michael Rubinovitch**1164-1185 Regression Metamodels for Simulation with Common Random Numbers: Comparison of Validation Tests and Confidence Intervals***by*Jack P. C. Kleijnen**1186-1200 A Multiple-Objective Programming Technique for Structuring Tax-Exempt Serial Revenue Debt Issues***by*Amy v. Puelz & Sang M. Lee**1201-1211 An Integrated Model for Job-Shop Planning and Scheduling***by*J. B. Lasserre**1212-1214 A Note on Bounds for Direct Shipping Cost***by*Randolph W. Hall**1215-1216 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 7

**913-925 Implications of Errors in Survey Data: A Bayesian Model***by*Anil Gaba & Robert L. Winkler**926-947 Managerial Applications of Neural Networks: The Case of Bank Failure Predictions***by*Kar Yan Tam & Melody Y. Kiang**948-963 Composition Rules for Building Linear Programming Models from Component Models***by*Frederic H. Murphy & Edward A. Stohr & Pai-Chun Ma**964-991 Representation Schemes for Linear Programming Models***by*Frederic H. Murphy & Edward A. Stohr & Ajay Asthana**992-1009 Congestion and Network Externalities in the Short Run Pricing of Information System Services***by*J. Christopher Westland**1010-1017 Nonlinear Utility Models Arising from Unmodelled Small World Intercorrelations***by*Robert F. Bordley & Gordon Hazen**1018-1033 A Broader View of the Job-Shop Scheduling Problem***by*Lawrence M. Wein & Philippe B. Chevalier**1034-1048 Forecast Horizons in the Discounted Dynamic Lot Size Model***by*Suresh Chand & Suresh P. Sethi & Gerhard Sorger**1049-1062 An Integrated Simulation and Dynamic Programming Approach for Determining Optimal Runway Exit Locations***by*Hanif D. Sherali & Antoine G. Hobeika & Antonio A. Trani & Byung J. Kim**1063-1065 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 6

**757-777 Managing I/S Design Teams: A Control Theories Perspective***by*John C. Henderson & Soonchul Lee**778-792 The Relationship of Industry Evolution to Patterns of Technological Linkages, Joint Ventures, and Direct Investment Between U.S. and Japan***by*Ellen R. Auster**793-806 Brand Extensions: When to Use Them***by*Mary W. Sullivan**807-818 Repeated Gambles, Learning, and Risk Aversion***by*Kevin F. McCardle & Robert L. Winkler**819-826 Estimating the Impact of Uncertainty on a Deterministic Multiattribute Evaluation***by*Craig W. Kirkwood**827-839 On Matching Book: A Problem in Banking and Corporate Finance***by*M. Shubik & M. J. Sobel**840-845 Rational Mean-Variance Decisions for Subsistence Farmers***by*Bernard V. Tew & Donald W. Reid & Giles T. Rafsnider**846-850 Present Values with Renewals***by*Alan Washburn**851-866 Risk, Return, Skewness and Preference***by*Patrick L. Brockett & Yehuda Kahane**867-883 Service by a Queue and a Cart***by*E. G. Coffman, Jr. & E. N. Gilbert**884-908 Some Guidelines and Guarantees for Common Random Numbers***by*Paul Glasserman & David D. Yao**909-911 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 5

**609-622 Optimal Acquisition of Pollution Control Equipment Under Uncertainty***by*Richard F. Hartl**623-644 Aspiration Level Adaptation: An Empirical Exploration***by*Theresa K. Lant**645-654 Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Multiattribute Utility Theory: The Next Ten Years***by*James S. Dyer & Peter C. Fishburn & Ralph E. Steuer & Jyrki Wallenius & Stanley Zionts**655-666 Renovation of Public Housing: Suggestions from a Simple Model***by*Michael E. Gleeson**667-687 Current Issues in Frequency Domain Experimentation***by*Robert G. Sargent & Tapas K. Som**688-707 Stopped Myopic Policies in Some Inventory Models with Generalized Demand Processes***by*William S. Lovejoy**708-723 Understanding the Efficiency of Multi-Server Service Systems***by*Ward Whitt**724-742 Deterministic Approximations to Co-Production Problems with Service Constraints and Random Yields***by*Gabriel R. Bitran & Thin-Yin Leong**743-750 Note---Controlling Inventories in an Acyclic Assembly System***by*Christopher S. Tang**751-752 Note---Project Selection and Sequencing to Maximize Net Present Value of the Total Return***by*Sushil K. Gupta & Jerzy Kyparisis & Chi-Ming Ip**753-755 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 4

**459-482 Analysis of Optimal File Migration Policies in Distributed Computer Systems***by*Olivia R. Liu Sheng**483-500 Signals and Choices in a Competitive Interaction: The Role of Moves and Messages***by*Marian Chapman Moore**501-513 Analytical Evaluation of Multi-Criteria Heuristics***by*Richard L. Daniels**514-524 R&D Cooperation Between Firms---A Perceived Transaction Cost Perspective***by*Klaus Brockhoff**525-539 Deterministic Capacity Expansion Under Deterioration***by*S. Rajagopalan**540-554 A Min-Max-Max-Min Approach to Solving a Stochastic Programming Problem with Simple Recourse***by*D. J. White**555-593 Stochastic Dominance and Expected Utility: Survey and Analysis***by*Haim Levy**594-605 A New Graph-Theoretic Heuristic for Facility Layout***by*Janny Leung**606-607 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 3

**307-324 Contracting for Software Development***by*Seungjin Whang**325-344 Indexing in Modeling Languages for Mathematical Programming***by*Arthur M. Geoffrion**345-359 Market Segmentation, Cannibalization, and the Timing of Product Introductions***by*K. Sridhar Moorthy & I. P. L. Png**360-373 Patterns of Communication Among Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing---A Comparison Between Two New Product Teams***by*Abbie Griffin & John R. Hauser**374-387 Joint Coherence in Games of Incomplete Information***by*Robert F. Nau**388-399 Control Variate Models for Estimating Transient Performance Measures in Repairable Item Systems***by*Mohamed A. Ahmed & Donald Gross & Douglas R. Miller**400-418 Experiments with Initial Transient Deletion for Parallel, Replicated Steady-State Simulations***by*Peter W. Glynn & Philip Heidelberger**419-438 A Nonlinear Heuristic Short-Term Model for Hydroelectric Energy Production: The Case of the Hazbani-Dan Water System***by*Gad Rabinowitz & Abraham Mehrez & Avi Rabina**439-455 Action Characteristics as Predictors of Competitive Responses***by*Ming-Jer Chen & Ken G. Smith & Curtis M. Grimm**456-458 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 2

**157-169 Profiles of Product Innovators Among Large U.S. Manufacturers***by*Noel Capon & John U. Farley & Donald R. Lehmann & James M. Hulbert**170-181 Vector Computers, Monte Carlo Simulation and Regression Analysis: An Introduction***by*Jack P. C. Kleijnen & Ben Annink**182-197 The Role of Inventory in Delivery-Time Competition***by*Lode Li**198-211 Hierarchical Planning for Probabilistic Distribution Systems in Euclidean Spaces***by*David Simchi-Levi**212-226 Locally Rational Decision Making: The Distracting Effect of Information on Managerial Performance***by*Rashi Glazer & Joel H. Steckel & Russell S. Winer**227-239 Reducing Bias in a Personnel Assignment Process via Multiplicative Utility Solution***by*Yufei Yuan & Abraham Mehrez & Amiram Gafni**240-262 Dynamic Pricing and Ordering Decisions by a Monopolist***by*Arvind Rajan & Richard Rakesh**263-283 A Heuristic Ceiling Point Algorithm for General Integer Linear Programming***by*Robert M. Saltzman & Frederick S. Hillier**284-302 Decomposition and Nondifferentiable Optimization with the Projective Algorithm***by*J. L. Goffin & A. Haurie & J. P. Vial**303-305 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1992, Volume 38, Issue 1

**1-17 A Composite Approach to Inducing Knowledge for Expert Systems Design***by*Ting-Peng Liang**18-38 Negotiation Analysis: A Characterization and Review***by*James K. Sebenius**39-47 Eureka: A Hybrid System for Assembly Line Balancing***by*Thomas R. Hoffmann**48-56 Optimal Value Declaration in "Buy-Sell" Situations***by*Yigal Gerchak & J. David Fuller**57-74 Predicting Risk: Some New Generalizations***by*G. Andrew Karolyi**75-86 Note---A Numerical Approach to Deriving Long-Run Equilibrium Solutions in Spatial Positioning Models***by*S. Chan Choi & Wayne S. Desarbo & Patrick T. Harker**87-103 On Properties of Stochastic Inventory Systems***by*Yu-Sheng Zheng**104-123 Production Lot Sizing with Machine Breakdowns***by*Harry Groenevelt & Liliane Pintelon & Abraham Seidmann**124-136 New Bounds for the Identical Parallel Processor Weighted Flow Time Problem***by*Scott Webster**137-153 On Optimal Arrangement of Stations in a Tandem Queueing System with Blocking***by*Genji Yamazaki & Hirotaka Sakasegawa & J. George Shanthikumar**154-156 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 12

**1513-1538 FW/SM: A Prototype Structured Modeling Environment***by*Arthur M. Geoffrion**1539-1555 Multiple Market Entry, Cost Signalling and Entry Deterrence***by*Kannan Srinivasan**1556-1574 Ordering and Production Decisions with Supply Quality and Demand Uncertainty***by*Y. Bassok & R. Akella**1575-1589 Shared Preferences and State-Dependent Utilities***by*Mark J. Schervish & Teddy Seidenfeld & Joseph B. Kadane**1590-1602 Scheduling of Project Networks by Job Assignment***by*Andreas Drexl**1603-1619 Comparison of Weighting Judgments in Multiattribute Utility Measurement***by*Katrin Borcherding & Thomas Eppel & Detlof von Winterfeldt**1620-1628 Resource-Use Efficiency in Public Schools: A Study of Connecticut Data***by*Subhash C. Ray**1629-1639 The Minimum Common-Cycle Algorithm for Cyclic Scheduling of Two Material Handling Hoists with Time Window Constraints***by*Lei Lei & Tzyh-Jong Wang**1640-1652 Multinomial Approximating Models for Options with k State Variables***by*Bardia Kamrad & Peter Ritchken**1653-1654 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 11

**1365-1376 Interactive Process Quality Improvement***by*Richard L. Marcellus & Maqbool Dada**1377-1389 Integrating Distribution Strategy and Tactics: A Model and an Application***by*V. Kasturi Rangan & Ramchandran Jaikumar**1390-1404 Informational Dynamics of Censored Observations***by*David J. Braden & Marshall Freimer**1405-1423 Business Risk and Return: A Test of Simultaneous Relationships***by*Benjamin M. Oviatt & Alan D. Bauerschmidt**1424-1440 Strong Consistency and Other Properties of the Spectral Variance Estimator***by*Halim Damerdji**1441-1451 Sufficient Working Subsets for the Tour Scheduling Problem***by*Fred F. Easton & Donald F. Rossin**1452-1473 Competitive Strategies for Two Firms with Asymmetric Production Cost Structures***by*Jehoshua Eliashberg & Richard Steinberg**1474-1490 Uncertain Search: A Model of Search Among Technologies of Uncertain Values***by*Steven A. Lippman & Kevin F. McCardle**1491-1495 On Optimization of the Process of Data Improvement***by*V. Belenky & A. Belostotsky**1496-1497 Comments on "One-Warehouse Multiple Retailer Systems with Vehicle Routing Costs"***by*Randolph W. Hall**1497-1499 Rejoinder to "Comments on One-Warehouse Multiple Retailer Systems with Vehicle Routing Costs"***by*S. Anily & A. Federgruen**1500-1502 Illusive Effects on the Diffusion of an Innovation: A Comment***by*E. Burton Swanson & Mary K. Fuller & Sarma Nidumolu & Neil Ramiller & Sidne G. Ward**1503-1506 The Effects of Information Sources and Communication Channels on the Diffusion of an Innovation***by*Sree Nilakanta & Richard W. Scamell**1509-1511 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 10

**1219-1220 Introduction to the Focussed Issue on Group Decision and Negotiation***by*Kalyan Chatterjee & Gregory Kersten & Melvin F. Shakun**1221-1233 Dynamic Bargaining with Transaction Costs***by*Peter C. Cramton**1234-1247 Final-Offer Arbitration Under Incomplete Information***by*William F. Samuelson**1248-1268 Problem Restructuring in Negotiation***by*Katia P. Sycara**1269-1290 Restructurable Representations of Negotiation***by*Gregory E. Kersten & Wojtek Michalowski & Stan Szpakowicz & Zbig Koperczak**1291-1303 Airline Buyout: Evolutionary Systems Design and Problem Restructuring in Group Decision and Negotiation***by*Melvin F. Shakun**1304-1324 The Judgment Policies of Negotiators and the Structure of Negotiation Problems***by*Jeryl L. Mumpower**1325-1346 Information Technology for Negotiating Groups: Generating Options for Mutual Gain***by*J. F. Nunamaker, Jr. & Alan R. Dennis & Joseph S. Valacich & Douglas R. Vogel**1347-1362 Computer Support of Groups: Theory-Based Models for GDSS Research***by*V. Srinivasan Rao & Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa**1363-1364 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 9

**1067-1090 Simulating Health Expenditures Under Alternative Insurance Plans***by*Joan L. Buchanan & Emmett B. Keeler & John E. Rolph & Martin R. Holmer**1091-1106 Complementary Resources and Cooperative Research: A Model of Research Joint Ventures Among Competitors***by*Deepak K. Sinha & Michael A. Cusumano**1107-1124 The Effects of Organizational Context on Quality Management: An Empirical Investigation***by*P. George Benson & Jayant V. Saraph & Roger G. Schroeder**1125-1146 Designing Telecommunications Networks for the Reseller Market***by*Jonathan F. Bard & Wassim A. Bejjani**1147-1165 Soviet Multi-Objective Mathematical Programming Methods: An Overview***by*Elliot R. Lieberman**1166-1181 On Manufacturing/Marketing Incentives***by*Evan L. Porteus & Seungjin Whang**1182-1194 Bootstrapped Insights into Empirical Applications of Stochastic Dominance***by*Ray D. Nelson & Rulon D. Pope**1195-1200 Note---An Improved Discrete Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Allocating Resources Among Interdependent Projects***by*Robert L. Carraway & Robert L. Schmidt**1201-1205 Note: An Improvement to the Dynamic Cycle Lengths Heuristic for Scheduling the Multi-Item, Single-Machine***by*Robert C. Leachman & Zhong K. Xiong & AndrÃ© Gascon & Kwangtae Park**1206-1210 Paradox or At Least Variance Found: A Comment on "Mean-Variance Approaches to Risk-Return Relationships in Strategy: Paradox Lost"***by*Philip Bromiley**1210-1215 Reply to Bromiley's Comment and Further Results: Paradox Lost Becomes Dilemma Found***by*Timothy W. Ruefli

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 8

**909-925 A Simple Forward Algorithm to Solve General Dynamic Lot Sizing Models with n Periods in 0(n log n) or 0(n) Time***by*Awi Federgruen & Michal Tzur**926-953 Conflict Management in a Computer-Supported Meeting Environment***by*Marshall Scott Poole & Michael Holmes & Gerardine Desanctis**954-959 Sources of Superior Performance: Market Share Versus Industry Effects in the U.S. Brewing Industry***by*Cynthia A. Montgomery & Birger Wernerfelt**960-979 Locating Tax Facilities: A Graphics-Based Microcomputer Optimization Model***by*Paul D. Domich & Karla L. Hoffman & Richard H. F. Jackson & Marjorie A. McClain**980-989 Sensitivity Analysis for Mean-Variance Portfolio Problems***by*Michael J. Best & Robert R. Grauer**990-1001 Parkinson's Law and Its Implications for Project Management***by*Genaro J. Gutierrez & Panagiotis Kouvelis**1002-1014 The Impact of Processing Time Knowledge on Dynamic Job-Shop Scheduling***by*Lawrence M. Wein & Jihong Ou**1015-1029 An Analytic Congestion Model for Closed Production Systems with IFR Processing Times***by*Mark L. Spearman**1030-1042 Models of Tradeoffs in a Hierarchical Structure of Objectives***by*Charles M. Harvey**1043-1057 Simultaneous Determination of Lot Sizes and Routing Mix in Job Shops***by*Joel M. Calabrese & Warren H. Hausman**1058-1061 Note---Optimal Inspection Policy in Sequential Screening***by*June S. Park & Michael H. Peters & Kwei Tang**1062-1062 The Queue Inference Engine: Addendum***by*Richard C. Larson**1063-1065 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 7

**751-769 Dispersive Equity and Social Risk***by*Peter C. Fishburn & Rakesh K. Sarin**770-786 Decision Making Over Time and Under Uncertainty: A Common Approach***by*Drazen Prelec & George Loewenstein**787-800 Robust Capacity Planning Under Uncertainty***by*Dimitris Paraskevopoulos & Elias Karakitsos & Berc Rustem**801-812 Some Extensions of the Discrete Lotsizing and Scheduling Problem***by*Marc Salomon & Leo G. Kroon & Roelof Kuik & Luk N. Van Wassenhove**813-833 Random Review Production/Inventory Systems with Compound Poisson Demands and Arbitrary Processing Times***by*Mandyam M. Srinivasan & Hyo-Seong Lee**834-850 Due-Date Setting and Priority Sequencing in a Multiclass M/G/1 Queue***by*Lawrence M. Wein**851-870 Optimal Update Policies for Distributed Materialized Views***by*Arie Segev & Weiping Fang**871-885 A Methodology for Collective Evaluation and Selection of Industrial R&D Projects***by*Muhittin Oral & Ossama Kettani & Pascal Lang**886-900 Nonparametric Estimation of the Cumulative Intensity Function for a Nonhomogeneous Poisson Process***by*Lawrence M. Leemis**901-904 Note---Sequencing JIT Mixed-Model Assembly Lines***by*Robert R. Inman & Robert L. Bulfin**905-907 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 6

**627-644 Measuring the Long-Term Effects of Public Policy: The Case of Narcotics Use and Property Crime***by*Keiko Powers & Dominique M. Hanssens & Yih-Ing Hser & M. Douglas Anglin**645-666 The Efficiency of One Long Run Versus Independent Replications in Steady-State Simulation***by*Ward Whitt**667-681 Nondeterministic Polling Systems***by*Mandyam M. Srinivasan**682-694 Strategic Interpolative Design of Dynamic Manufacturing Systems Layouts***by*Benoit Montreuil & Uday Venkatadri**695-713 Algorithms for the Multi-Resource Generalized Assignment Problem***by*Bezalel Gavish & Hasan Pirkul**714-732 An Extensible Visual Environment for Construction and Analysis of Hierarchically-Structured Models of Resource Contention Systems***by*Kurtiss J. Gordon & Robert F. Gordon & James F. Kurose & Edward A. MacNair**733-738 Strict vs. Weak Ordinal Relations for Multipliers in Data Envelopment Analysis***by*Agha Iqbal Ali & Wade D. Cook & Lawrence M. Seiford**739-744 Note---Extensions of Palm's Theorem: A Review***by*Manuel J. Carrillo**745-747 Note---The Mean-Coefficient-of-Variation Rule: The Lognormal Case***by*Haim Levy**748-750 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 5

**501-518 Interaction of Judgemental and Statistical Forecasting Methods: Issues & Analysis***by*Derek Bunn & George Wright**519-531 Mean-Absolute Deviation Portfolio Optimization Model and Its Applications to Tokyo Stock Market***by*Hiroshi Konno & Hiroaki Yamazaki**532-545 Accounting Implications of Corporate Diversification***by*Raphael Amit & Joshua Livnat & Paul Zarowin**546-558 Optimal Linear Opinion Pools***by*Morris H. DeGroot & Julia Mortera**559-571 Deriving and Analysing Optimal Strategies in Bayesian Models of Games***by*S. C. Young & J. Q. Smith**572-586 Sequencing to Minimize Work Overload in Assembly Lines with Product Options***by*Candace Arai Yano & Ram Rachamadugu**587-606 A Crane Scheduling Problem in a Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Environment***by*Hirofumi Matsuo & Jen S. Shang & Robert S. Sullivan**607-623 Information and Profitability Estimates: Modelling the Firm's Decision to Adopt a New Technology***by*Terence A. Oliva

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 4

**377-395 Resource Allocation Models with Risk Aversion and Probabilistic Dependence: Offshore Oil and Gas Bidding***by*Donald L. Keefer**396-408 SSB and Weighted Linear Utility As Expected Utility with Suspicion***by*Robert Bordley & Gordon B. Hazen**409-427 Cyclical Schedules for Capacitated Lot Sizing with Dynamic Demands***by*Gerard M. Campbell & Vincent A. Mabert**428-443 Sole Versus Dual Sourcing in Stochastic Lead-Time (s, Q) Inventory Models***by*Ranga V. Ramasesh & J. Keith Ord & Jack C. Hayya & Andrew Pan**444-453 Variance Effects in Cyclic Production Systems***by*Debashish Sarkar & Willard I. Zangwill**454-466 Optimizing Processing Rates for Flexible Manufacturing Systems***by*Paul J. Schweitzer & Abraham Seidmann**467-482 Modelling Effectiveness-Equity Trade-Offs in Public Service Delivery Systems***by*Marvin B. Mandell**483-497 The Transaction Costs Theory of Joint Ventures: An Empirical Study of Japanese Subsidiaries in the United States***by*Jean-FranÃ§ois Hennart**498-499 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 3

**251-266 Storing Crossmatched Blood: A Perishable Inventory Model with Prior Allocation***by*Raj Jagannathan & Tarun Sen**267-281 Behind the Learning Curve: A Sketch of the Learning Process***by*Paul S. Adler & Kim B. Clark**282-300 Approximations for Networks of Queues with Overtime***by*Gabriel R. Bitran & Devanath Tirupati**301-306 On the Independence of Irrelevant Assets: McEntire's Conjecture***by*Raj Deb & Josef Hadar & Tae Kun Seo**307-314 The Pointwise Stationary Approximation for Mt/Mt/s Queues Is Asymptotically Correct As the Rates Increase***by*Ward Whitt**315-330 Theoretical Foundation for a Learning Rate Budget***by*Paul B. Kantor & Willard I. Zangwill**331-349 A Balance Model for Evaluating Firms for Acquisition***by*Vithala R. Rao & Vijay Mahajan & Nikhil P. Varaiya**350-367 The Allocation of Consumer Incentives to Meet Simultaneous Sales Quotas: An Application to U.S. Army Recruiting***by*C. A. Knox Lovell & Richard C. Morey**368-373 The Impact of Special Requirements on the Estimation of Electrical Demand***by*Krishnamurty Muralidhar & Marietta J. Tretter**374-376 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1991, Volume 37, Issue 2

**125-139 Software Piracy: An Analysis of Protection Strategies***by*Kathleen Reavis Conner & Richard P. Rumelt**140-156 Optimal Sequencing and Resource Allocation in Research and Development Projects***by*Daniel Granot & Dror Zuckerman**157-169 Advertising Cost Interactions and the Optimality of Pulsing***by*Minhi Hahn & Jin-Sok Hyun**170-184 New Organizational Forms for Enhancing Innovation: The Case of Internal Corporate Joint Ventures***by*Edward J. Zajac & Brian R. Golden & Stephen M. Shortell**185-197 Modeling a Multiprocessor System with Preemptive Priorities***by*Edward P. C. Kao & Kumar S. Narayanan