Publications and references
- SAFR. 2000. Systems Analysis in Forest Resources. In General Technical Report NC-205, Proceedings, 7th Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources, eds. J.M. VASIEVICH, J.S. FRIED, and L.A. LEEFERS, May 28-31, 1997. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. (pdf file)
- SAFR. 2003. Systems Analysis in Forest Resources. Proceedings, 8th Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources, eds. G.J. ARTHAUD and T.M. BARRETT, Sep 27-30, 2000. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
- SAFR. 2005. Systems Analysis in Forest Resources. Proceedings, 10th Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources, eds. G.J. ARTHAUD and T.M. BARRETT, 366. Sep 27-30, 2000. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. (pdf file)
- SALVENDY, G. 2001. Handbook of industrial engineering technology and operations management, Third Ed. New York: John Wiley. 2796 p.
- ELSEVIER Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science. [go to www site].
Two excellent textbook that cover the whole area of production and operations management:
- CHASE, R.B., F.R. JACOBS, and N.J. AQUILANO. 2005. Operations management for competitive advantage with global cases, 11th Ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill. 806 p.
- CHASE, R.B. and N.J. AQUILANO. 1992. Production and Operations Management. A Life Cycle Approach, 6th Ed. Homewood, Boston: Irwin. xxvi, 1062 pp.
Taylor - the father of scientific management
- TAYLOR, F.W. 1895. A piece-rate system being a step toward partial solution of the labor problem. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 16 (647): 865-903.
- TAYLOR, F.W. 1903. Shop management. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 24 (1003): 1337-1480.
- TAYLOR, F.W. 1911. The principles of scientific management. New York and London: Harper & Brothers. 77 p.
- INFORMS Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.
Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment [link to WWW site].
The section is organized to promote the development and application of operations research / management science methods, techniques, and tools to the solution of problems relating to energy, natural resources and/or the environment, encourage the exchange of information among pratictioners and users in energy, natural resources, and environmental applications areas, and to promote the maintenance of high professional standards in the application of operations research/management science to problem areas in energy, natural resources and/or the environment.
- SARS Systems Analysis in Forest Resources. SAFR is an outgrowth of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) E4 Working Group (Management Science and Operations Research). [link to www site]
- MIT Open Course Ware. The Theory of Operations Management. [go to online course].
- MIT Open Coursw Ware. Operations Management. [go to online course].
- MIT Open Course Ware. Operations Strategy. [go to online course].
- MIT Open Course Ware. Management of Supply Networks for Products and Services. [go to online course].
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