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### 1979, Volume 25, Issue 4

### 1979, Volume 25, Issue 3

**211-220 Revising Earnings Per Share Forecasts: An Empirical Test***by*Charles H. Brandon & Jeffrey E. Jarrett**221-230 Incentives in a Divisionalized Firm***by*Theodore Groves & Martin Loeb**231-242 A Theory of Academic Interdisciplinary Research Performance: A Contingency and Path Analysis Approach***by*Philip H. Birnbaum**243-250 The Strategic Role of Information on the Demand Function in an Oligopolistic Market***by*Jean-Pierre Ponssard**251-263 Judgment Based Marketing Decision Models: An Experimental Investigation of the Decision Calculus Approach***by*Dipankar Chakravarti & Andrew Mitchell & Richard Staelin**264-273 Covering Relaxation for Positive 0-1 Polynomial Programs***by*Daniel Granot & Frieda Granot & Jerry Kallberg**274-276 Note--On Planning Freedom: Some Thoughts About the Ideas of Van Gigch***by*Maria Nowakowska**276-280 Note--On the Deterministic Demand Multi-Product Single-Machine Lot Scheduling Problem***by*Stephen C. Graves**280-285 Note--On the Complexity of Facilities Layout Problems***by*T. E. Block**285-289 Note--On the Merits of an "Approximation" to the Busy Period of the GI/G/1 Queue***by*V. Ramaswami & David M. Lucantoni**290-290 Authors' Rebuttal to Paper by Ramaswami and Lucantoni***by*Donald Gross & Carl M. Harris**291-294 Note--Competitive Bidding with Asymmetric Information Reanalyzed***by*M. Weverbergh**294-295 Erratum to "A Minimax Ordering Policy for the Infinite Stage Dynamic Inventory Problem"***by*R. Jagannathan**295-296 Communication--Comment on Designing Scientific Journals***by*Philippe Cattin**296-298 Communication--On Analyzing Survey Data for Journal Design***by*William R. King & Ralph H. Kilmann & Kenneth Sochats**299-300 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1979, Volume 25, Issue 2

**117-129 An Allocation Model for Catalog Space Planning***by*Miki Johnson & Andris A. Zoltners & Prabhakant Sinha**130-139 Mathematical Models of Road Travel Distances***by*Robert F. Love & James G. Morris**140-151 Planning Horizon Procedures for Machine Replacement Models***by*Suresh Sethi & Suresh Chand**152-158 The Reversibility Property of Production Lines***by*Eginhard J. Muth**159-170 An Application of the Blin-Whinston Algorithm for Resolving Fuzzy Group Preferences***by*Earle Steinberg & Dan Rinks**171-181 A Simulation of Multiple Selection Using Nominal Group Procedures***by*Raymond E. Willis**182-190 Optimal Construction of Experimental Clusters***by*Richard A. Murphy & Ronald L. Tatham**191-204 Exceptional Paper--ADVISOR 2: Modeling the Marketing Mix Decision for Industrial Products***by*Gary L. Lilien**205-208 Note--A Single Server Queue with Constant Service Time and Restricted Accessibility***by*Per Hokstad**209-210 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1979, Volume 25, Issue 1

**1-10 Evaluating Methodologies: A Procedure and Application to Nuclear Power Plant Siting Methodologies***by*Coleen K. Ford & Ralph L. Keeney & Craig W. Kirkwood**11-21 Network Models for Estimating Brand-Specific Effects in Multi-Attribute Marketing Models***by*V. Srinivasan**22-30 Locating Rural Social Service Centers in India***by*Nitin R. Patel**31-42 Decentralization of the Capital Budgeting Authority***by*Ed M. Sharon**43-53 Evaluating Urban Growth Policies with a Systems Simulation***by*Donald E. Sexton**54-63 An Algorithm for Computing Serial Correlations of Times in GI/G/1 Queues with Rational Arrival Processes***by*C. M. Woodside & B. Pagurek**64-72 Integer Programming Post-Optimal Analysis with Cutting Planes***by*Dieter Klein & Sören Holm**73-78 Bicriteria Transportation Problem***by*Y. P. Aneja & K. P. K. Nair**79-89 A Hazardous-Inspection Model***by*David A. Butler**90-97 A Heuristic Lot Size Reorder Point Model for Decaying Inventories***by*Steven Nahmias & Shan Shan Wang**98-104 Optimal Scheduling of Jobs on a Transmission Network***by*G. A. Jones & J. G. Wilson**105-107 Note--A Simple Edge Elimination Criterion in a Search for the Center of a Graph***by*Jonathan Halpern**107-112 Note--On the Maximal Covering Location Problem and the Generalized Assignment Problem***by*T. D. Klastorin**112-113 Communication--A Unified Approach to Urban Modeling***by*J. F. Brotchie & P. F. Lesse**114-115 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 16

**1677-1699 Incorporating Exogenous Factors in Adaptive Forecasting of Hospital Census***by*Edward P. C. Kao & Frank M. Pokladnik**1700-1709 Multiobjective Decision Analysis for Transmission Conductor Selection***by*Dale M. Crawford & Bruce C. Huntzinger & Craig W. Kirkwood**1710-1720 An Algorithm for the Dynamic Lot-Size Problem with Time-Varying Production Capacity Constraints***by*Kenneth R. Baker & Paul Dixon & Michael J. Magazine & Edward A. Silver**1721-1732 Priority Ranking and Consensus Formation***by*Wade D. Cook & Lawrence M. Seiford**1733-1739 Optimal Aggregation of Multi-Item Production Smoothing Models***by*G. J. Gaalman**1740-1748 Municipal Resource Allocation: Minimizing the Cost of Fire Protection***by*Samuel M. Seward & Donald R. Plane & Thomas E. Hendrick**1749-1752 Note--On Optimal Resource Allocation in Community Hypertension Programs***by*Roken Ahmed**1753-1758 Note--A New Approach to Urban Modelling***by*John F. Brotchie**1758-1762 Note--Optimal Strategies on Fourth Down***by*Virgil Carter & Robert E. Machol**1763-1766 Note--Single and Double Vertex Substitution in Heuristic Procedures for the p-Median Problem***by*Samuel Eilon & Roberto D. Galvão**1766-1768 Note--Comments on "Single Cycle Continuous Review Policies for Arborescent Production/Inventory Systems"***by*John A. Muckstadt & Howard M. Singer**1768-1769 Reply--On Stationarity and Optimality in Arborescent Production/Inventory Systems***by*Stephen C. Graves & Leroy B. Schwarz**1769-1772 Note--Sensitivity to Distributions in Inventory Systems***by*Eliezer Naddor**1772-1774 Communication: Reply to Fox and Schruben***by*Jack P. C. Kleijnen**1774-1776 Note--On "Further Results on Planning Horizons in the Production Smoothing Problem"***by*Robert E. Johnson & John O. McClain**1777-1778 Communication--Caveats Concerning Efficiency/Effectiveness Measures of Mass Transit Performance***by*John M. Gleason & Darold T. Barnum**1779-1779 Communication--On "Dynamic Programming for a Stochastic Markovian Process with an Application to the Mean Variance Models" by J. Goldwerger***by*Bruce L. Miller**1780-1781 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 15

**1557-1567 Forecasting Political Risk***by*D. W. Bunn & M. M. Mustafaoglu**1568-1578 Models of New Product Diffusion Through Advertising and Word-of-Mouth***by*Joe A. Dodson, Jr. & Eitan Muller**1579-1588 The Role of Team and Task Characteristics in R&D Team Collaborative Problem Solving and Productivity***by*Robert C. Daley**1589-1597 Innovation Diffusion in a Dynamic Potential Adopter Population***by*Vijay Mahajan & Robert A. Peterson**1598-1610 Socially and Individually Optimal Control of Arrivals to a GI/M/1 Queue***by*Shaler Stidham, Jr.**1611-1621 A Simultaneous Equation Model of Corporate Strategy***by*Dan Schendel & G. Richard Patton**1622-1630 On a Production Allocation and Distribution Problem***by*Thomas G. Mairs & Glenn W. Wakefield & Ellis L. Johnson & Kurt Spielberg**1631-1641 Strategic Planning for Management Information Systems***by*Phillip Ein-Dor & Eli Segev**1642-1649 Priority Assignment of OSHA Safety Inspectors***by*Everett E. Adam, Jr.**1650-1657 Probability Revision Under Act-Conditional States***by*Bertram Schoner & J. K. Mann**1658-1667 Simulation of Decentralized Planning in Two Danish Organizations Using Linear Programming Decomposition***by*John Christensen & Börge Obel**1668-1673 On the Feasibility of Scheduling Lot Sizes for Two Products on One Machine***by*R. R. Vemuganti**1674-1676 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 14

**1451-1461 A Procedure for Air Monitoring Instrumentation Location***by*Thomas D. Lee & Robert J. Graves & Leon F. McGinnis**1462-1473 An Analytical Investigation of Kotler's Competitive Simulation Model***by*Hermann Simon**1474-1482 The Nonstationary Infinite Horizon Inventory Problem***by*Thomas E. Morton**1483-1490 An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Dialectical Inquiry Systems***by*Richard A. Cosier & Thomas L. Ruble & John C. Aplin**1491-1499 Composition vs. Decomposition: Two Approaches to Modeling Organizational Decision Processes***by*Dennis J. Sweeney & E. P. Winkofsky & Probir Roy & Norman R. Baker**1500-1506 A Perspective on Modeling in Decision Analysis***by*Steven N. Tani**1507-1514 A Trajectory Method for the Optimization of the Multi-Facility Location Problem With lp Distances***by*Z. Drezner & G. O. Wesolowsky**1515-1525 Integer Programming Solution of a Classification Problem***by*J. M. Liittschwager & C. Wang**1526-1537 Optimal Resource Allocation in Community Hypertension Programs***by*Albert L. Nichols & Milton C. Weinstein**1538-1541 Note--Sufficient Conditions for Maintaining a Balanced University Budget***by*Arie P. Schinnar**1541-1545 Note--A Goals/Values Solution to Mandatory Retirement Age for Tenured Faculty: An Application of Situational Normativism***by*Melvin F. Shakun & Ephraim F. Sudit**1546-1549 Note--An Interpretation of Fractional Objectives in Goal Programming as Related to Papers by Awerbuch, et al., and Hannan***by*A. L. Soyster & B. Lev**1549-1554 Note--Solving the Generalized Market Area Problem***by*Michael J. Todd**1555-1556 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 13

**1331-1341 Consumer Preference Axioms: Behavioral Postulates for Describing and Predicting Stochastic Choice***by*John R. Hauser**1342-1350 The Application of a Product Mix Linear Programming Model in Corporate Policy Making***by*Jack Byrd, Jr. & L. Ted Moore**1351-1361 Standard Setting in an Agency***by*Anthony A. Atkinson**1362-1372 Optimal Dispatching of a Finite Capacity Shuttle***by*Rajat K. Deb**1373-1383 A By-Product Production System with an Alternative***by*Bryan L. Deuermeyer & William P. Pierskalla**1384-1392 Order-Level Inventory Systems with Independent Stochastic Leadtimes***by*David Zalkind**1393-1403 A Framework for the Study of Work Settings***by*James S. Dyer & Robert A. Millen & John J. Morse**1404-1416 Market Share Models as Approximators of Aggregated Heterogeneous Brand Choice Behavior***by*Moshe Givon & Dan Horsky**1417-1427 Analysis of the Time Indexed List Procedure for Synchronization of Discrete Event Simulations***by*Richard Engelbrecht-Wiggans & William L. Maxwell**1428-1440 Organizational Systematics: Taxonomic Lessons from Biology***by*Bill McKelvey**1441-1447 A Direct Numerical Method for a Class of Queueing Problems***by*J. Wijngaard**1449-1450 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 12

**1209-1220 Generalized Networks: A Fundamental Computer-Based Planning Tool***by*F. Glover & J. Hultz & D. Klingman & J. Stutz**1221-1230 Nevada's Gaming Revenues: Time Characteristics and Forecasting***by*Thomas F. Cargill & William R. Eadington**1231-1241 The Role of Attitude Toward Risk in Strictly Competitive Decision-Making Situations***by*Jehoshua Eliashberg & Robert L. Winkler**1242-1251 Production Switching Heuristics for the Aggregate Planning Problem***by*Joseph M. Mellichamp & Robert M. Love**1252-1258 Jointly Optimal Sales Commissions for Nonincome Maximizing Sales Forces***by*Charles B. Weinberg**1259-1267 A Group Decision Process for Resource Allocation in the Health Setting***by*John G. Nackel & Jay Goldman & William L. Fairman**1268-1277 Stochastic Dominance Without Transitive Preferences***by*Peter C. Fishburn**1278-1279 Police Deployment--Introduction***by*Richard C. Larson**1280-1290 A Patrol Car Allocation Model: Background***by*Jan M. Chaiken & Peter Dormont**1291-1300 A Patrol Car Allocation Model: Capabilities and Algorithms***by*Jan M. Chaiken & Peter Dormont**1301-1313 Police Sector Design Incorporating Preferences of Interest Groups for Equality and Efficiency***by*Samuel E. Bodily**1314-1327 An Algorithm for Deploying a Crime Directed (Tactical) Patrol Force***by*Kenneth Chelst**1328-1330 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 11

**1095-1108 Planning the Process of Improving the Planning Process: A Case Study in Meta-Planning***by*James R. Emshoff**1109-1116 Amtrak, Auto-Train, and Vacation Travel to Florida: Little Trains that Could***by*James H. Gapinski & Howard P. Tuckman**1117-1126 On the Hotel Overbooking Problem--An Inventory System with Stochastic Cancellations***by*Varda Liberman & Uri Yechiali**1127-1137 Modified Policy Iteration Algorithms for Discounted Markov Decision Problems***by*Martin L. Puterman & Moon Chirl Shin**1138-1149 A Minimax Ordering Policy for the Infinite Stage Dynamic Inventory Problem***by*R. Jagannathan**1150-1162 LIFO Inventory Systems***by*Morris A. Cohen & Dov Pekelman**1163-1174 An Efficient Integer Programming Algorithm with Network Cuts for Solving Resource-Constrained Scheduling Problems***by*F. Brian Talbot & James H. Patterson**1175-1193 State of the Art--Networks of Queues: A Survey of Weak Convergence Results***by*Austin J. Lemoine**1194-1198 Note--On "Production Runs for Multiple Products: The Two-Product Heuristic"***by*Stephen C. Graves & Robert W. Haessler**1199-1199 Communication: Box-Jenkins Rules, O.K.--Provided You Know It Makes Sense***by*Oliver D. Anderson**1200-1202 Communication: Dynamic Data System Modeling--Revisited***by*H. J. Steudel & S. M. Wu**1203-1205 Communication: Dynamic Data System Modeling--Revisited***by*Oliver D. Anderson**1206-1207 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 10

**977-986 Adaptive Forecasting Models Based on Predictive Distributions***by*Robert L. Winkler & Wayne S. Smith & Ram B. Kulkarni**987-1000 Optimization of the Arbitrage Process in Advance Refunding of Municipal Bonds***by*Yair M. Babad & Paul D. Speer, Jr.**1001-1010 A Model for Planning Ambulatory Health Services***by*Peter T. Ittig**1011-1020 Algoristics for Single-Machine Sequencing with Precedence Constraints***by*Thomas E. Morton & Bala Ganga Dharan**1021-1030 An Approach to Solving Multiple Criteria Macroeconomic Policy Problems and an Application***by*Hannele Wallenius & Jyrki Wallenius & Pentti Vartia**1031-1042 A Spike Collective Dynamic Factorization Algorithm for the Simplex Method***by*Richard D. McBride**1043-1054 Predicting Demand from Sales Data in the Presence of Stockouts***by*William E. Wecker**1055-1063 The Value of Data for a Quadratic Decision Problem***by*Thomas Richard Rice**1064-1077 Organizational Context and the Success of Management Information Systems***by*Phillip Ein-Dor & Eli Segev**1078-1087 A Production-Inventory Control Model with a Mixture of Back-Orders and Lost-Sales***by*B. T. Doshi & F. A. van der Duyn Schouten & J. J. Talman**1088-1090 Note--On the Validity of the Analytic-Heuristic Instrument Utilized in "The Minnesota Experiments"***by*Robert W. Zmud**1091-1092 Note--On the Validity of the Analytic-Heuristic Instrument Utilized in "The Minnesota Experiments": A Reply***by*Norman L. Chervany & Gary W. Dickson**1093-1094 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 9

**877-886 Price Sensitive Consumer Demands in Energy Modeling--A Quadratic Programming Approach to the Analysis of Some Federal Energy Agency Policies***by*C. Roger Glassey**887-898 The Process and Product of System Design***by*Richard J. Boland, Jr.**899-909 (s, S) Policies Under Continuous Review and Discrete Compound Poisson Demand***by*Blyth C. Archibald & Edward A. Silver**910-918 Note--Optimal Recruitment Advertising***by*David Chappell & David A. Peel**918-919 Note--On "An Efficient Algorithm for the 0-1 Knapsack Problem, by Robert M. Nauss"***by*D. Fayard & G. Plateau**919-919 Communication***by*anonymous**920-920 Strategy Formulation--Introduction to a Grouping on Strategy Formulation***by*Henry Mintzberg & Melvin F. Shakun**921-933 Archetypes of Strategy Formulation***by*Danny Miller & Peter H. Friesen**934-948 Patterns in Strategy Formation***by*Henry Mintzberg**949-959 Performance and Autonomy in Organizations: Determining Dominant Environmental Components***by*Yair Aharoni & Zvi Maimon & Eli Segev**960-972 Strategic Choice as a Negotiated Outcome***by*Edwin A. Murray, Jr.**974-975 About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 8

**789-799 Administrative Experimentation: A Methodology for More Rigorous "Muddling Through"***by*Victor N. Berlin**800-808 On Equity in Providing Public Services***by*E. S. Savas**809-818 Winning Strategies for Wagering on National Football League Games***by*Roger C. Vergin & Michael Scriabin**819-826 Deterministic Inventory Lot Size Models--A General Root Law***by*Lineu C. Barbosa & Moshe Friedman**827-835 Testing Bowman's Managerial Coefficient Theory Using a Competitive Gaming Environment***by*William Edward Remus**836-843 Teaching Dynamic Feedback Systems Thinking: An Elementary View***by*Nancy Roberts**844-849 An Appraisal of the Empirical Performance of the Linear Decision Rule for Aggregate Planning***by*Leroy B. Schwarz & Robert E. Johnson**850-858 Unnetworks, with Applications to Idle Time Scheduling***by*John J. Bartholdi, III & H. Donald Ratliff**859-859 Communications--A Comment on Geometric Mean Portfolios***by*Donald C. Aucamp**860-860 Reply to Aucamp***by*James H. Vander Weide & David W. Peterson & Steven F. Maier**862-862 Reply to Fox***by*Lee W. Schruben**863-864 Note--A Comment on "Optimal and System Myopic Policies for Multi-Echelon Production/Inventory Assembly Systems***by*Andrew Z. Szendrovits**865-866 Note--On Echelon Holding Costs***by*Leroy B. Schwarz & Linus Schrage**867-868 Note--An Efficient Goal Programming Algorithm Using Constraint Partitioning and Variable Elimination***by*Jeffrey L. Arthur & A. Ravindran**869-873 Note--An Improved Algorithm for the Stationary Cost Dynamic Lot Size Model with Backlogging***by*Thomas E. Morton**874-875 Notes about Authors***by*anonymous**860-861 Estimation and Simulation***by*Bennett Fox

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 7

**709-711 Methodology and Teleology***by*Constantine D. Tsatsos**712-718 Sequential Investment Decisions with Bayesian Learning***by*R. M. Cyert & M. H. DeGroot & C. A. Holt**719-731 Transfer of Emergency Service Deployment Models to Operating Agencies***by*Jan M. Chaiken**732-739 The Use of Exponentially-Smoothed Transition Matrices to Improve Forecasting of Cash Flows from Accounts Receivable***by*A. Wayne Corcoran**740-746 Resource Management in the Petrochemical Industry***by*Mark A. Stadtherr & Dale F. Rudd**747-760 Solving the Pipe Network Analysis Problem Using Optimization Techniques***by*M. Collins & L. Cooper & R. Helgason & J. Kennington & L. LeBlanc**761-773 An Empirical Evaluation of a Composite Heterogeneous Model of Brand Choice and Purchase Timing Behavior***by*Fred S. Zufryden**774-784 Designing Scientific Journals: Issues and Survey Results***by*William R. King & Ralph H. Kilmann & Kenneth Sochats**785-785 Errata to "A Survey of Multiattribute Utility Theory and Applications"***by*Peter H. Farquhar**786-787 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 6

**587-598 The Economic Lot Scheduling Problem (ELSP): Review and Extensions***by*Salah E. Elmaghraby**599-611 Interactive Preference Optimization for University Administrators***by*Donald A. Wehrung & David S. P. Hopkins & William F. Massy**612-622 Pay Satisfaction: An Empirical Test of a Discrepancy Model***by*H. Jack Shapiro & Mahmoud A. Wahba**623-632 Determining Reorder Points When Demand is Lumpy***by*J. B. Ward**633-644 A Spatial Equilibrium Model for Evaluating Alternative Policies for Controlling Sediment from Agriculture***by*James C. Wade & Earl O. Heady**645-653 Stochastic Dynamic Location Analysis***by*Richard E. Rosenthal & John A. White & Donovan Young**654-664 ARTS PLAN: A Model Based System for Use in Planning a Performing Arts Series***by*Charles B. Weinberg & Kenneth M. Shachmut**665-674 Optimal Repairman Allocation--Asymptotic Results***by*Donald R. Smith**675-689 A Proxy Approach to Multi-Attribute Decision Making***by*Kenneth R. Oppenheimer**690-701 Forecasting the Product of Two Time Series with a Linear Asymmetric Error Cost Function***by*Steven D. Wood & Bert M. Steece**702-705 Note--Optimal Assignment of Customers in a Two Server Congestion System with No Waiting Room***by*Wayne Winston**706-707 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1978, Volume 24, Issue 5

**485-497 Stochastic Horizons for the Aggregate Planning Problem***by*Paul Kleindorfer & Howard Kunreuther**498-509 A Multiple-Objective Policy Model: Results of an Application to a Developing Country***by*Augusto A. Legasto, Jr.**510-521 Grouping Observations in Digital Simulation***by*George S. Fishman**522-529 A Diffusion Approximation to the Multi-Server Queue***by*Baruch Halachmi & W. R. Franta**530-534 The Single Machine Problem with Quadratic Penalty Function of Completion Times: A Branch-and-Bound Solution***by*W. Townsend**535-544 Finding Minimal Center-Median Convex Combination (Cent-Dian) of a Graph***by*Jonathan Halpern**545-553 Optimization of Priority Queues--A Semi-Markov Decision Chain Approach***by*Derek Robinson**554-561 A Renewal Decision Problem***by*C. Derman & G. J. Lieberman & S. M. Ross**562-563 Note--On "A Renewal Decision Problem"***by*Donald R. Smith**564-575 An HMMS Type Interactive Model for Aggregate Planning***by*Ulf Peter Welam**576-580 Note--A Note on Dynamic Programming with Unbounded Rewards***by*J. A. E. E. van Nunen & J. Wessels**581-584 Note--More on Planning for Freedom***by*K. Singhal & V. Vyasulu