New Audio Available for Media Use: Climate Change and the Supply Chain
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BALTIMORE, MD, January 20, 2023 – New audio is available for media use featuring L. Beril Toktay of the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. She is a Professor of Operations Management, Brady Family Chairholder, and a Regents’ Professor. Toktay serves as the Faculty Director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business. She’s the Interim Executive Director of the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems. Toktay talks about climate change and the supply chain. This content is provided by INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences. What follows are f ..read more
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Finalists Selected for the World’s Leading Operations Research and Analytics Award: 2023 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award Competition Elevates Research that is Saving Lives, Saving Money and Solving Problems
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BALTIMORE, MD, January 17, 2023 – INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences, has selected six finalists for the annual Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Advanced Analytics, Operations Research and Management Science, the world’s most prestigious award for achievement in the practice of analytics and operations research (O.R.).  ..read more
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New Audio Available for Media Use: Human Trafficking and the Supply Chain
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BALTIMORE, MD, January 11, 2023 – New audio is available for media use featuring Burcu Keskin of the University of Alabama. She is a professor of Operations Management, and a Reese Phifer Fellow in Operations and Manufacturing Management. Keskin speaks about human trafficking and the supply chain. This content is provided by INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences. What follows are four questions and responses. These responses were provided on January 11, 2023 ..read more
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New Analytics Tools Detect and Disrupt Sex Trafficking Activities
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BALTIMORE, MD, January 9, 2023 – Groundbreaking modeling detailed in new research in the INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics is being credited with helping lead to the arrest of dozens of suspects in human trafficking rings in Alabama ..read more
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Decision Science Digest: January 9, 2023
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Increasing Dating Site Matches is in the Hands of Women, According to New Research (INFORMS journal Information Systems Research) The Role of Health Competition Leaderboards in Successful Use of Wearable Technology (INFORMS journal Management Science) Getting the Job and Keeping the Job: The Role of Profile Pictures (INFORMS journal Marketing Science) The Impact of Chatbots on Customer Service: Does their Attitude Make a Difference? (INFORMS journal Information Systems Research ..read more
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Do People’s Political Views Extend to their Brand and Consumer Preferences?
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BALTIMORE, MD, January 3, 2023 – The political divide in America is evident everywhere you look, from news to social media. But do people’s politics extend to their brand and consumer preferences? A new study says yes ..read more
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Cherry-Picking Profitable Patients: New Research Identifies Unintended Consequences for Some Medicare Patients
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BALTIMORE, MD, January 4, 2023 – New research in the INFORMS journal Manufacturing & Service Operations Management finds that Medicare Advantage (MA), the largest healthcare capitation program in the U.S., unintentionally incentivizes health plans to cherry-pick profitable patients from traditional Medicare (TM). “Capitation” is the annual fee paid to a healthcare practice by each participant in a health plan ..read more
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New Audio Available for Media Use: What the 2023 Workplace Will Look Like
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BALTIMORE, MD, January 3, 2023 – New audio is available for media use featuring Anita Woolley. She is Associate Dean of Research at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. She’s a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory. She speaks about what the workplace will look like this year. This content is provided by INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences. What follows are four questions and responses. These responses were provided on December 20, 2022 ..read more
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What Goes into a Retailer’s Decision to Lower Prices?
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BALTIMORE, MD, December 15, 2022 – Holiday shoppers are finding that discounts among some of the items on their shopping lists are a little easier to find this year due to higher inventories at retailers and a slowing demand due to inflation and certain recessionary economic conditions. At the same time, consumers may notice that some retailers are slower to reduce prices to generate sales ..read more
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Decision Science Digest: December 14, 2022
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New Research Finds Evidence of that Cloud Computing Significantly Improves Users’ Energy Efficiency (INFORMS journal Management Science) Improving Patient Flow in Emergency Departments: New Research Finds a Solution (INFORMS journal Operations Research) Improving Store Productivity and Increasing Sales: New Research Finds Responsible Scheduling is the Key (INFORMS journal Management Science) Reducing the Ripple Effects of Online Sex Websites: Shutting them Down is Not the Answer (INFORMS journal Management Science ..read more
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