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  • Chen, Liang, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This thesis is to analyze the suitability of different products, suppliers and customers for Direct Store Delivery (DSD) model with respect to the qualitative profile and the quantitative benefits. During the research, ...
  • Maouyo, Stephen Jojimbai (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Teams have become ubiquitous. They are used at all levels of academia, government, and industry, and their use spans all sectors and fields. Much work has been done on the factors that affect a team's performance and how ...
  • Gupta, Nisheeth (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Product Development consists of activities to transforms a market opportunity and technological innovation into successful products. Several waves of improvements in technological innovation and product development have ...
  • Unger, Darian W. (Darian William), 1973- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    Engineering companies frequently face product development challenges. Competitive pressures, industrial or societal innovations, and government regulations are some of the many factors that drive the need for new or better ...
  • Sheldon-Coulson, Garth Alexander (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    The energy security of the United States depends, most experts agree, on the development of substitute sources of energy for the transportation sector, which accounts for over 93% of the nation's petroleum consumption. ...
  • Black, James William (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Cisco Systems maintains its leading position in the IP network equipment market through continual innovation and release of new products. In order to manage these new product introductions, the Product Operations group ...
  • Lester, Ryan John (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Cisco's current process for developing and maintaining product-level bills of materials (BOMs) has resulted in inconsistencies in BOM structure leading to product launch delays, increased product support costs, and lower ...
  • Park, Chang Bae, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Sony, in 2010, introduced innovative product line-up setting process for its TV, using the technique of market segmentation and conjoint analysis. This practice was expected to increase its sales compared to traditional ...
  • Rajasekharan, Karthikeyan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Software product management within Software as a Service is key domain of interest given the recent advances in Cloud Computing. This thesis explores the product management challenges within this domain. It makes a ...
  • Levitt, Benjamin (Benjamin P.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    In slow or no-growth economies, firms cannot rely solely on recurring business from large, core customers who often delay or cancel capital investments in belt-tightening times. To achieve growth, firms must lever domain ...
  • Bellman, Attilio, 1967- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This thesis analyzes how the Auto-ID technology and information infrastructure will change the management and distribution of pharmaceutical products within the health care industry by enabling item level product traceability ...
  • Koottatep, Pakawkul; Li, Jinqian (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    Predicting customer demand in the highly competitive grocery retail business has become extremely difficult, especially for promotional items. The difficulty in promotional forecasting has resulted from numerous internal ...
  • Locher, Maximilian Greer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    Inter-enterprise communication of RFID event data requires rules and consistency. To create those rules and consistency one has to understand the requirements for the event architecture. I identified fifty-one stakeholders ...
  • Chou, Cheng-Lung (Cheng-Lung John) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Department of Defense (DoD) had doubled its planned investments in new weapon systems from about $700 billion in 2001 to nearly $1.4 trillion in 2006. Despite the technical superiority of its weapon systems, DoD's weapon ...
  • Rose, Amy Michelle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Kenya's electric power system is heavily reliant on hydropower, leaving it vulnerable during recurring droughts. Supply shortfalls are currently met through the use of expensive leased diesel generation. Therefore, plans ...
  • Pendray, John Robert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    Though we must eventually find viable alternatives for fossil fuels in large segments of the energy market, there are economically attractive fossil fuel alternatives today for niche markets. The easiest fossil fuels to ...
  • Karplus, Valerie Jean (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) could significantly contribute to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from personal vehicle transportation in the United States over the next century, depending on the ...
  • Curry, Thomas Edward, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technologies Program in the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment at MIT conducted a survey of public attitudes on energy use and environmental concerns. Over 1,200 people, representing ...
  • Hashimoto, Masafumi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    In Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), private partners assume more responsibility for public projects than in traditional approaches. The larger responsibility of the private partner is expected to improve efficiencies ...
  • Disraelly, Deena S. (Deena Sara), 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    September 11th, 2001 marks the worst terrorist action to occur on United States soil and opens a new period in history in which indiscriminate terrorist acts are possible, if not probable. Many of these possible acts, as ...
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