Effects of inspection errors on economically design of CCC-r control chart

M.S. Fallahnezhad; V. Golbafian

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, Pages 1-16

  CCC-r chart extended approach of CCC charts, is a technique applied when nonconforming items are rarely observed. However, it is usually assumed that the inspection process is perfect in the implementation control charts imperfect inspections may have a significant impact on the performance of the control ...  Read More

Improving the performance of financial forecasting using different combination architectures of ARIMA and ANN models

Z. Hajirahimi; M. Khashei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, Pages 17-32

  Despite several individual forecasting models that have been proposed in the literature, accurate forecasting is yet one of the major challenging problems facing decision makers in various fields, especially financial markets. This is the main reason that numerous researchers have been devoted to develop ...  Read More

Towards sustainable growth of enterprises: a supply chain design

A. Ardavan; A. Alem Tabriz

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, Pages 33-57

  Supply chain design has a crucial role in the prosperity and sustainable growth of enterprises. Network and innovation mutual relationship shapes the orientation and design of the supply chain. Networks are means of securing access to the resources, information and support. A number of studies have examined ...  Read More

Coordinating pricing and periodic review replenishment decisions in a two-echelon supply chain using quantity discount contract

M. Johari; S.M. Hosseini Motlagh; M.R. Nematollahi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, Pages 58-87

  In this paper, the coordination of pricing and periodic review inventory decisions in a supplier-retailer supply chain (SC) is proposed. In the investigated SC, the retailer faces a stochastic price dependent demand and determines the review period, order-up-to-level, and retail price. On the other hand, ...  Read More

Designing a New Multi-objective Model for a Forward/Reverse Logistic Network Considering Customer Responsiveness and Quality Level

A. Yaghoubi; M. Asghari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, Pages 88-106

  In today’s competitive world, the need to supply chain management (SCM) is more than ever. Since the purpose of logistic problems is minimizing the costs of organization to create favorable time and place for the products, SCM seek to create competitive advantage for their organizations and increase ...  Read More

A Bootstrap Interval Robust Data Envelopment Analysis for Estimate Efficiency and Ranking Hospitals

M. Rabbani; N. Heidari; H. Farrokhi Asl

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, Pages 107-122

  Data envelopment analysis (DEA) is one of non-parametric methods for evaluating efficiency of each unit. Limited resources in healthcare economy is the main reason in measuring efficiency of hospitals. In this study, a bootstrap interval data envelopment analysis (BIRDEA) is proposed for measuring the ...  Read More