Narasimha B. Kamath

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For an innovative product characterized by short product lifecycle and high demand uncertainty, investment in capacity buildup has to be done cautiously. Otherwise either the product’s market diffusion is impeded or the manufacturer is left with unutilized capacity. Using the right information for making capacity augmentation decisions is critical in facing(More)
The supply chain under consideration is a two-echelon system consisting of a retailer and a manufacturer. The N different products face stochastic demand at the retailer and are produced using a shared facility at the manufacturer. Production changeover involves setup time that is significantly higher than the processing time. A cyclic polling model with(More)
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