1996 Volume 23 Number 2
The following table of contents lists articles in the April 1996 print edition
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Lesson -- Facing liquidation, National Car Rental refuels with fresh
ideas, pulls a U-turn and heads toward profitability.
Edge -- A sampling of news from the intelligent systems arena.
Real World -- A compendium of news items of interest to the academic,
engineering, industrial and technology fields.
-- Information about upcoming events involving operations research and/or
New Books -- A round-up of new publications of interest to the
operations research/management science field.
Papers -- Details regarding operations research/management science
events for which papers are sought in order to be presented and/or published.
Industry Update -- Business news, products, and software upgrades
and updates are presented here with an angle toward practitioners and academics
in operations research and management science.
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Report -- Congress and Clinton need to sharpen their negotiating
skills and close the budget deal.
- Shape Up,
- By Gerald Feigin, Chae An, Daniel Connors, and Ian Crawford
- How a team of OR analysts redefined manufacturing strategy for the
IBM PC Company in Europe.
- Strengthening Weak Links
- By Gerard W. Cleaves and Vladimir A. Masch
- New opportunities abound for advanced operations research technology
in managing the supply chain.
- Putting Around with Stats
- By Lucius J. Riccio
- How OR/MS changed the royal and ancient game of golf.
Future, Dissapointing Present
- By Douglas A. Samuelson
- Figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics present a mixed bag
for OR/MS employment.
- Optimal Production Planning
- By Javad Sayed
- The case for augmenting enterprise planning systems with decision
support systems in order to exceed customer's expectations.
- Software Review: Scientific Workplace
- By Thomas G. Groleau
- Technical word processor/computational algebra system falls a little
short of its promise.
Blumstein to Speak
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