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  • Khandekar, Sachin; Titova, Aleksandra (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    FoodCo is a leading foods company that has reputed brands and global operations with revenues in excess of USD 5Bn. Although FoodCo's sales to Small Format Stores (SFS) customers are a small part of the overall sales, it ...
  • Lee, Tae Whee; Po, Ronald (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    Each week, FruitCo (FC) ships over a thousand containers of fresh fruits to its various port facilities in the US. Once the containers arrive at the port, approximately half of these containers are received by customers ...
  • An, Yimin, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Srethapakdi, Samuel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This research investigates the order promising and fulfillment and customer and channel collaboration functions of a company. In addition to presenting more precise definitions, we identify and analyze current and emerging ...
  • Rashid, Faaiza (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Systems engineering efforts are becoming increasingly complex, novel and interdependent, making traditional systems engineering approaches only partially applicable to such efforts. Consequently, a new discipline is emerging ...
  • Abdimomunova, Leyla (Leyla M.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Enterprise transformation is a dynamic process that builds upon and affects organizational processes. Organizational assessment plays critical role in planning and execution of enterprise transformation. It allows the ...
  • Taherian, Homayoun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Continuous increases in transportation costs on one hand and companies' desire to reduce inventories and receiving costs on the other hand, have been forcing shippers to come up with innovative ways in tackling these two ...
  • Malli Mohan, Karthikeyan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Microelectronic devices traditionally were manufactured by companies that both designed and produced integrated chips. This process was important in 1970's and 1980's when the manufacturing processes required tweaking the ...
  • Christensen, Daniel D. (Daniel David) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Over the last three decades, manufacturing companies have come to recognize the value of institutionalizing continuous improvement efforts. Most of them look to Toyota as a leader in this area and have taken Toyota's model ...
  • Kishimoto, Paul N (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Vehicle sales and road travel volume in China have grown rapidly in recent years, and with them energy demand, greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. Aviation and rail travel have also grown, while ceding a large ...
  • Madero, Alvaro (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Today's industry, government, and critical infrastructure are dependent on software systems. In their absence, our modern world would come to a stop. Given our dependence, the mounting cyber threat is of critical concern. ...
  • Wehby, Richard George, 1957- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This thesis is part of a larger body of research being undertaken by Dr. Fiona Murray and colleagues examining value creation and sharing between and among the three principal players in the commercialization of academic ...
  • Narain, Mudit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    India is the world's second most populous country with a rapidly growing economy and increasing emissions. With the imminent threat of anthropogenic climate change in the coming decades, helping to control India's emissions ...
  • Stalder, Carrie L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Boston, specifically Kendall Square, has a high concentration of technology startups. This concentration provides the opportunity to study the connection between the founding conditions and the outcome of the entrepreneurial ...
  • Daniele Primavera; Shi, Hang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis investigates the utility of using retailer point of sales (POS) data in the production planning process of a consumer-packaged goods (CPG) manufacturing company. The quantitative measurements of utility include ...
  • Utter, Darlene Ann (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    The United States aerospace and defense budgets are shrinking, resources are scarce and requirements are more demanding: aerospace and defense enterprises are expected to deliver a more capable product in less time and ...
  • Lyan, Dmitriy Eduard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The prevalence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other related behavioral health conditions among active duty service members and their families has grown over 100% in the past six years and are now estimated ...
  • Hesen, Anneloes, 1979- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This thesis anticipates the need for structural change within public transportation systems and the need for clear goals and indicators relating to structural reform to provide real time course correction and periodic ...
  • Marcil, Thomas Henry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis considers ways in which humanitarian organizations can evaluate their performance internally, signal their performance to others, and what this might mean for the humanitarian relief community as a whole. Part ...
  • Hwang, David Delchi, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This thesis proposes a methodology to create an effective performance measurement system for an interconnected organization. The performance measurement system is composed of three components: a metrics set, a metrics ...
  • Tantsuyev, Andriy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis is a normative work aimed at identifying locations in Russia with high, medium and unclear potentials for logistics cluster development. As a framework this work uses four different models of logistics clusters: ...
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