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  • Datta, Subhrangshu, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis is based on the author's experience as an intern at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The Broad Institute has been working on applying and implementing traditional manufacturing process improvement tools ...
  • Chou, Chih-Fen, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    While companies are looking for a single solution or a set of metrics that they can apply to measure their supply chain performance, it is clear that such a single solution does not exist. An effective supply chain performance ...
  • Quiñonez, Carlo G. (Carlo Gabriel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Strategic sourcing is a key factor in enhancing Nike's competitiveness and organizational and operational performances. As Nike faces increasing pressure to expand margins and reduce source base risk during a climate of ...
  • Mellein, Jason Antoine; Shockley, Daniel Allen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    For companies pursuing opportunities by expanding manufacturing to new markets, one major challenge is unavoidable: identifying and developing capable, local suppliers. In developing markets suppliers often lack the cutting ...
  • Johnson, Briana F (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    With an economy and customer base that is global, companies are increasingly expanding outside their home country's borders. Many times this is done to take advantage of lower labor or material rates, to increase proximity ...
  • Maro, Judith C (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Postmarket data on prescription medical product performance has historically been incomplete, underutilized, and mismanaged to inform safety and comparative clinical effectiveness. Congress has tasked the Food and Drug ...
  • Feller, Brian (Brian C.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Total landed cost and supply chain risk analysis are methods that many companies use to assess strategic sourcing decisions. For this project, landed cost is defined as those costs associated with material movement from a ...
  • Muñoz, Daniel, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Rivera Virgüez, Myriam Liliana (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    The Panamanian government is executing an aggressive economic growth initiative to transform the country into a regional logistics hub, like Singapore or Dubai. Two elements of the initiative are expansion of the Panama ...
  • Koul, Ashish, 1979- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Verizon Wireless maintains a call center infrastructure employing more than 15,000 customer care representatives across the United States. The current resource management process requires a lead time of several months to ...
  • DeScioli, Derek T (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This thesis determines how to design the supply chain policies in a hospital for the wide array of products that exist there. This research was done through interviewing staff and analyzing data of two hospitals implementing ...
  • Toole, Jameson Lawrence (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Increasingly, the world we live in is digital, mobile, and online. As a consequence, many of your seemingly mundane actions are recorded, archived, and for the first time widely accessible to both the generators and curators ...
  • Spiniak, Juan (Spiniak Irarrazaval) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Homes are becoming increasingly connected as new technologies allow users to access media and information from any-device at anytime. Notebooks, HDTVs, smartphones, media servers, photo cameras, and video cameras, all form ...
  • Tibazarwa, Augustine (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Process automation vendors must consider agility as a basis to gain a competitive edge in innovation. Process Automation systems can impact the operating cost of manufacturing equipment, the safe control of large quantities ...
  • Shefali, Shweta (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Our current Healthcare system has multiple problems and it is widely perceived that it is not able to provide quality affordable healthcare to all Americans; millions of Americans are without Health Insurance. The Affordable ...
  • Krikos, Alexis Christopher (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Cloud computing, a term whose origins have been in existence for more than a decade, has come into fruition due to technological capabilities and marketplace demands. Cloud computing can be defined as a scalable and flexible ...
  • El Jebbari, Zyad (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The handicraft sector in Morocco represents more than 9% of the nation's GDP and employs 2.3 million people. However, despite their talent and expertise, Morocco's artisans are struggling to reach markets other than local ...
  • Martchouk, Alexander (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    AAA, a large oil and gas field services company, is in the business of providing drilling services to companies that extract and market hydrocarbons. One of the key success factors in this industry is the ability to provide ...
  • Chopyak, Ann-Marie; Lee, Haotian (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Optimization models are a commonly used tool to identify cost efficient network flows. Complexity increases when various products move across different paths and transportation modes within one network. To address the ...
  • Tercero, Pablo, 1973- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    Companies in the footwear and apparel industry must deal with many supply chain challenges, including intense competition, long production lead times, reliance on international carriers, and shifting consumer preferences. ...
  • Sridurongkatum, Phol (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Redesigning the distribution networks for the company's various supply chains to lower the cost of delivering products to customers is crucial to company's competitiveness. Redesign includes changing warehouse locations ...
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