Planning Production and Inventories in the Extended Enterprise
In two volumes, Planning Production and Inventories in the Extended Enterprise: A State of the Art Handbook examines production planning across the extended enterprise against a backdrop of important gaps between theory and practice. The early chapters describe the multifaceted nature of production planning problems and reveal many of the core complexities. The middle chapters describe recent research on theoretical techniques to manage these complexities. Accounts of production planning system currently in use in various industries are included in the later chapters. Throughout the two volumes there are suggestions on promising directions for future work focused on closing the gaps.
A systematic and comprehensive examination of the state-of-the-art of production planning problems and the methods and formulations for solving these problemsThe focus of the handbook is on the entire range of "real world" production planning problems: their bases and the various approaches to their solutionsEditors are respected in their fields