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  • Workforce scheduling: a new model incorporating human factors 

    Othman, Mohammed; Gouw, Gerard J.; Bhuiyan, Nadia (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The majority of a company’s improvement comes when the right workers with the right skills, behaviors and capacities are deployed appropriately throughout a company. This paper considers a workforce scheduling ...
  • LETRIS: Staffing service systems by means of simulation 

    Corominas Subias, Albert; Lusa García, Amaia (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: This paper introduces a procedure for solving the staffing problem in a service system (i.e., determining the number of servers for each staffing period). Design/methodology: The proposed algorithm combines the ...
  • Benefits of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards: a literature review 

    Tarí, Juan José; Molina-Azorín, José Francisco; Heras, Iñaki (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the similarities and differences between the benefits derived from implementing the ISO 9001 and the ISO 14001 standards. Methodology/Approach: The paper reviews the ...
  • A new approach for an efficient human resource appraisal and selection 

    Raoudha, Hachicha; El Mouloudi, Dafaoui; Selma, Hadji; Abderrahman, El Mhamedi (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    The aim of the paper is to provide a decision making tool for solving a multi-criteria selection problem that can accommodate the qualitative details in relations with the task requirements and candidates’ competences. Our ...
  • Low-carbon scenario analysis on urban transport of one metropolitan in China in 2020 

    Chen, Xiaofei; Wang, Zijia (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: This paper discussed possible ways of implementing effective energy conservation and GHG emission reduction measures by providing: the forecasts of mid-to-long term city-wide carbon emission rate; and the analysis ...
  • A heuristic for the inventory management of smart vending machine systems 

    Park, Yang-Byung (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose a heuristic for the inventory management of smart vending machine systems with product substitution under the replenishment point, order-up-to level policy and to evaluate ...
  • Genetic algorithm for project time-cost optimization in fuzzy environment 

    Haque, Khan Md. Ariful; Hasin, Md. Ahsan Akhtar (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The aim of this research is to develop a more realistic approach to solve project time-cost optimization problem under uncertain conditions, with fuzzy time periods. Design/methodology/approach: Deterministic ...
  • Milk-run kanban system for raw printed circuit board withdrawal to surface-mounted equipment 

    Chee, Swee Li; Chong, Mei Yong; Chin, Jeng Feng (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The paper aims to present a case study and later simulation analysis on a kanban system that incorporating milk-run operation to draw in raw material to the process. Design/methodology/approach: Data collection ...
  • Lean principles adoption in environmental management system (EMS) - ISO 14001 

    Puvanasvaran, Perumal; Tian, Robert Kerk Swee; Suresh, Vasu; Muhamad, Mohd (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the characteristic of the lean principles into ISO 14001 and to propose linkage of the lean principles and ISO 14001. Design/methodology/approach: To achieve the objective ...
  • Intelligent transportation system real time traffic speed prediction with minimal data 

    Georgescu, Luana; Zeitler, David; Standridge, Charles Robert (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: An Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) must be able to predict traffic speed for short time intervals into the future along the branches between the many nodes in a traffic network in near real time using as ...
  • Ontology modeling for generation of clinical pathways 

    Tehrani, Jasmine; Liu, Kecheng; Michell, Vaughan (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: Increasing costs of health care, fuelled by demand for high quality, cost-effective healthcare has drove hospitals to streamline their patient care delivery systems. One such systematic approach is the adaptation ...
  • A QoS aware services mashup model for cloud computing applications 

    Chen, Yee Ming; Peng, Yi Jen (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: With the popularity of cloud computing, cloud services have become to be application programming platform where users can create new applications mashup(composing) the functionality offered byothers.By composing ...
  • Verification of the reflective model of first order factors for reward and empowerment constructs based on questionnaires derived from Lawler et al. (1991) 

    Marin-Garcia, Juan A.; Conci, Graziela (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: High involvement practices have traditionally been classified in four main categories: training, communication, rewards and empowerment. In order to measure the degree of implementation of these programs, different ...
  • Integration study of high quality teaching resources in universities 

    Liu, Honglu (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The development level and quality of education depend on the merits and efficiency in the use of teaching resources, especially in the case of obvious contradiction between the demand and supply of teaching ...
  • Network value and optimum analysis on the mode of networked marketing in TV media 

    Dongpo, Xiao; Zhang, Zhenji; Guan, Xiaolan (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: With the development of the networked marketing in TV media, it is important to do the research on network value and optimum analysis in this field. Design/methodology/approach: According to the research on the ...
  • Evaluating efficiency levels comparatively: data envelopment analysis application for Turkish textile and apparel industry 

    Saricam, Canan; Erdumlu, Nazan (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this study is to show the usage of DEA in efficiency measurement. Design/methodology/approach: The efficiencies of textile and apparel companies were analyzed by input-oriented DEA model under ...