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Special Issues

Maritime Logistics
European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 235, Issue 2, pages 339-470 (Jun-14)
Edited by Christian Bierwirth, Frank Meisel

Sustainable Food Supply Chain Management
International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 152, pages 1-210 (Jun-14)
Edited by Dong Li, Xiaojun Wang, Hing Kai Chan, Riccardo Manzini

60 years following Harry Markowitz's contribution to portfolio theory and operations research
European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 234, Issue 2, pages 343-582 (Apr-14)
Edited by Constantin Zopounidis, Michael Doumpos, Frank J. Fabozzi


Most Downloaded Articles

Cloud computing - The business perspective • Article
Decision Support Systems, Volume 51, Issue 1, April 2011, Pages 176-189 | Marston, Sean; Li, Zhi; Bandyopadhyay, Subhajyoti; Zhang, Juheng; Ghalsasi, Anand

Project management: cost, time and quality, two best guesses and a phenomenon, its time to accept other success criteria • Article
International Journal of Project Management, Volume 17, Issue 6, December 1999, Pages 337-342 | Atkinson, Roger

Data mining techniques and applications - A decade review from 2000 to 2011 • Review article
Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 39, Issue 12, September 2012, Pages 11303-11311 | Liao, Shu-Hsien; Chu, Pei-Hui; Hsiao, Pei-Yuan

The crisis of fair-value accounting: Making sense of the recent debate • Article
Accounting, Organizations and Society, Volume 34, Issue 6-7, August 2009, Pages 826-834 | Laux, Christian; Leuz, Christian


Most Cited Articles

Responsive supply chain: A competitive strategy in a networked economy
Author(s):Gunasekaran, A. | Lai, K.-h. | Edwin Cheng, T.C.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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An integrated multiobjective decision making process for supplier selection and order allocation
Author(s):Demirtas, E.A. | Üstün, O.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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Network design for reverse logistics
Author(s):Srivastava, S.K.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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