Joseph G. Szmerekovsky

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In recent decades, the project scheduling practices known as Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) have been successful in industrial applications, yet remain a subject of disagreement among scholars and sporadically taught in business schools. The purpose of this paper is to assess what aspects of CCPM are appropriate in operations courses, whether(More)
As competition intensifies within the health care industry, patient satisfaction and service quality are providing the evidentiary basis for patient outcomes. We propose a conceptual model of three interrelated areas, service, health outcomes, and resource stewardship, all affected by the clinician-patient relationship. Our model considers the perspectives(More)
We investigate whether it is possible for the manufacturer as well as the retailer to derive economic benefits from item-level RFID. We consider a particular model of shelf-space and pricedependent retail demand and two configurations of the supply chain. In both instances the interaction between the supplier and the retailer is via a wholesale price(More)