The Best Thinking In Business Analytics From The Decision Sciences Institute

Hardcover | September 9, 2015

byMerrill Decision Sciences Institute, Merrill Warkentin

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Today, business success depends on making great decisions – and making them fast. Leading organizations apply sophisticated business analytics tools and technologies to evaluate vast amounts of data, glean new insights, and increase both the speed and quality of decision making. In The Best Thinking and Practices in Business Analytics from the Decision Sciences Institute , DSI has compiled award-winning and award-nominated contributions from its most recent conferences: papers that illuminate exceptionally high-value applications and research on analytics for decision-making. These papers have appeared in no other DSI collection. Explore them here, and you’ll discover powerful new opportunities for competitive advantage through analytics. For all business, academic, and organizational professionals concerned with the science of more effective decision-making; and for undergraduate students, graduate students, and certification candidates in all related fields.

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Today, business success depends on making great decisions – and making them fast. Leading organizations apply sophisticated business analytics tools and technologies to evaluate vast amounts of data, glean new insights, and increase both the speed and quality of decision making. In The Best Thinking and Practices in Business Analytics...

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KEY ADVANCES IN ANALYTICS FOR DECISION MAKING:AUTHORITATIVE NEW RESEARCH FROM DSI, THE FIELD’S LEADING ORGANIZATION 14 outstanding papers applying cutting edge analytics to optimize business decision making Applications ranging from marketing to finance, supply chains to healthcare For all decision makers and all decision...

Merrill Warkentin, Volume Editor   Merrill Warkentin is Professor of MIS and the Drew Allen Endowed Fellow in the College of Business at Mississippi State University, where he is also a member of the research staff of the Center for Computer Security Research (CCSR) and the Distributed Analytics and Security Institute (DASI). He h...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.2 × 7 × 1 inPublished:September 9, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1       Predictive Modeling of Customer Response Behavior in Direct Marketing     1
Chapter 2       Enhancing Data and Decision Quality with Statistical Process Control     17
Chapter 3       De-Bias Techniques for Better Decision Quality     35
Chapter 4       Are Gold Prices Moved by Oil and the S&P?     53
Chapter 5       Improving Credit Scoring Accuracy via Sample Selection     67
Chapter 6       Contrasting Approaches for Forecasting the S&P 500     79
Chapter 7       Technical Efficiency of Airlines in India     91
Chapter 8       One-Way Car Sharing: A New Paradigm     113
Chapter 9       Identifying the Optimal Facility Location Using Fuzzy AHP     135
Chapter 10     Business Analytics Application in Supplier and Carrier Selection     159
Chapter 11     Coordinating the Supply Chain Using Service-Level and Profit-Sharing Contracts     185
Chapter 12     An Evaluation of Croston’s Method under Non-Stationary Demand Behavior     203
Chapter 13     Supplier Selection and Order Allocation in Closed-Loop Supply Chain Systems     213
Chapter 14     Simulating a Hospital Preadmission Testing Center to Improve Patient Service     247
Index     261