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Executive decisions and operations research

Miller, David W.

Executive decisions and operations research

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial management.,
  • Operations research.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statement[by] David W. Miller [and] Martin K. Starr.
    SeriesPrentice-Hall international series in management
    ContributionsStarr, Martin Kenneth, 1927- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD20.5 .M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination446 p.
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5797706M
    LC Control Number60010194
    OCLC/WorldCa228960

    While this technique may work when making decisions about day-to-day operations, it's inadequate for evaluating the overall health of an organization and for making long-term survival plans. Effective strategic planning requires healthcare managers to shift their perspective from being a service organization to being a business. A conference for people at the intersection of science, business & operations In an environment of declining revenues and uncertain commercial success, biopharma, device and R&D companies must continuously optimize their strategy, evaluate their portfolios, improve decision making, reduce risk and effectively deploy resources.


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