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2012-04-16 22:21:19

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TNT Express, which used operations research to modernize operations and strengthen its carbon footprint, won the 2012 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences at a banquet sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) in Huntington Beach last night. The competition took place at the INFORMS 2012 Conference on Business Analytics and...

2012-04-05 10:24:48

DURHAM, N.C., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD), a support corporation of Duke Medicine, invites healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs globally with operational healthcare delivery models to apply to join the IPIHD Network for support in scaling and expanding. IPIHD believes that the achievement of global access to cost-effective and high-quality healthcare is a critical component to reducing healthcare...

2010-08-13 16:28:49

Persuading influential medical centers to adopt electronic medical records helps speed adoption by their neighboring hospitals, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science, a flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®). "Social Contagion and Information Technology Diffusion: The Adoption of Electronic Medical Records in U.S. Hospitals" is by Corey M. Angst and Ken Kelley of the...

2010-06-15 14:27:12

New research shows that concern about preserving their good reputation can lead auditors to conceal the kind of irregularities that brought down not only Enron but the auditing firm Arthur Anderson, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science, a flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®). "The Auditor's Slippery Slope: An Analysis of Reputational Incentives" is by Carlos Corona...

2009-12-10 12:36:36

Applying brainstorming techniques to new product development works best when the collaboration employs participants from varied specialties gathering to develop a less complex product, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science, the flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®). When new products will be highly technical, a better way to develop them is for specialists to do their...

2009-10-12 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 14 Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (www.philasocialinnovations.org), the first regional web-based journal of its kind, launches to bring together Philadelphia's top social innovators and entrepreneurs to recognize and solve current social issues. The quarterly Journal will provide a forum for the Greater Philadelphia region's top social innovators -- those who have demonstrated an exceptional capacity to recognize social problems and...