Decision Modeling for Local Impact and Diverse Populations
Band: 167, 340 Seiten, Kartoniert, Previously published in hardcover, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 235 mm, Gewicht: 557 g
Reihe: International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
Verlag: Springer, Berlin
Johnson Community-Based Operations ResearchThis edited volume is an introduction to diverse methods and applications in operations research focused on local populations and community-based organizations that have the potential to improve the lives of individuals and communities in tangible ways. The book's themes include: space, place and community; disadvantaged, underrepresented or underserved populations; international and transnational applications; multimethod, cross-disciplinary and comparative approaches and appropriate technology; and analytics. The book is comprised of eleven original submissions, a re-print of a 2007 article by Johnson and Smilowitz that introduces CBOR, and an introductory chapter that provides policy motivation, antecedents to CBOR in OR/MS, a theory of CBOR and a comprehensive review of the chapters. It is hoped that this book will provide a resource to academics and practitioners who seek to develop methods and applications that bridge the divide between traditional OR/MS rooted in mathematical models and newer streams in 'soft OR' that emphasize problem structuring methods, critical approaches to OR/MS and community engagement and capacity-building.
Weitere Infos & Material
Community-Based Operations Research: Introduction, Theory and Applications.- Tutorials in Operations Research 2007: "Community-Based Operations Research".- Operations Management in Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations.- Modeling Equity for Allocating Public Resources.- Spatial Optimization and Geographic Uncertainty: Implications for Sex Offender.- Locating Neighborhood Parks with a Lexicographic Multiobjective Optimization Method.- Using GIS-Based Models to Protect Children from Lead Exposure.- A Model for Hair Care Flow in Salons in the Black Community.- Street Gangs: A Modeling Approach to Evaluating "At Risk" Youth and Communities.- Fair Fare Policies: Pricing Policies that Benefit Transit-Dependent Riders.- Decision Making for Emergency Medical Services.- Capacity Planning for Publicly Funded Community Based Long-Term Care Services.- A DEA Application Measuring Educational Costs and Efficiency of Illinois Elementary Schools.