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Modelling the dynamics of supply chains

Riddalls, C.E., Bennett, S and Tipi, Nicoleta S. (2000) Modelling the dynamics of supply chains. International Journal of Systems Science, 31 (8). pp. 969-976. ISSN 0020-7721

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Abstract

A summary of the important issues arising in supply chain research is presented. A review of the various mathematical methods used to model and analyse supply chains is then undertaken. They are categorized as: continuous time differential equation models, discrete time difference equation models, discrete event simulation models and operational research techniques. Each method is then appraised from a system dynamics perspective. To conclude, a judgement is made on whether the merits of operational research techniques justify their predominance in industry over the other methods presented here.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2010 10:22
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2010 10:22
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/7523

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