Now showing items 121-123 of 123
Increasing patient throughput in the MGH Cancer Center Infusion Unit
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
This thesis proposes an appointment scheduling algorithm with associated supporting process changes that increases the effective capacity of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Infusion Unit. Currently, chair ...
Prediction and prevention of the bullwhip effect in replenishment supply chains
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
Nikes replenishment supply chain stages finished goods and materials at distribution centers and factories to provide short replenishment lead times to customers. Make-to-stock supply chains are particularly susceptible ...
Analysis of customer-driven and systemic variation in the airplane assembly process
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
The Boeing Company has long been troubled by the unpredictable nature of the costs of the manufacturing and assembly of an airplane. Due to the complexity of the product it has been exceedingly difficult to determine whether ...