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    • Corporate Retained Earnings and Personal Sector Saving: A Test of the Life- Cycle Hypothesis of Saving. 

      Pitelis, Christos N. (Taylor & Francis, 1987-02)
      The dynamic personal saving function proposed by Swamy (1968) nests in a common framework, the life-cycle hypothesis (LCH) and the Houthakker-Taylor (1970) model of saving. Having accounted for a limitation of the generality ...
    • Transnationals, International Organization and Deindustrialization 

      Pitelis, Christos N. (Sage Publications, 1993-07)
      We examine the link between transnational corporations (TNCs), international state apparatuses and deindustrialization. We suggest that international state apparatuses, such as the EC, are institutional devices, complementary ...
    • Transaction Costs and the Historical Evolution of the Capitalist Firm 

      Pitelis, Christos N. (Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 1998-12)
      An attempt is made to critically assess the contribution of transaction costs economics (TCE) in explaining the nature of the firm. TCE suffers from conceptual problems and lacks a historical-evolutionary basis. The pursuit ...
    • Transaction costs versus resource value? 

      Pitelis, Christos N.; Pseiridis, Anastasia N. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 1999-06)
      Two major advances in the theory of the firm and (micro)economics more generally are arguably transaction costs economics (TCE) and the theory of firm resources. TCE has originally been applied to the theory of the firm, ...
    • Correlates and consequences of high involvement work practices the role of competitive strategy 

      Guthrie, James P.; Spell, Chester S.; Nyamori, Robert Ochoki (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
      Illustrative of world-wide trends, New Zealand has undergone drastic product and labour market reforms in an attempt to stimulate economic growth and national competitiveness. Towards this goal, rms have been urged to ...
    • System design effects on online impulse buying 

      Shen Kathy Ning; Khalifa Mohamed (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2002)
      Purpose – Integrating the two‐system (reflective vs. impulsive) model and the “stimulus‐organism‐response” framework, the purpose of this paper is to construct and empirically test a model that examines online impulse ...
    • Barriers to Mobility in Europe's Civil Aviation Markets: Theory and New Evidence 

      Pitelis, Christos N. (Springer, 2002-03)
      A questionnaire-based survey is applied to investigate the perception of mobilitybarriers by European airline managers. Whilst the liberalisation of Europe's airline markets removed regulatory mobility barriers, we find ...
    • Supplier and Buyer Driven Channels in a Two-Stage Supply Chain 

      Gurdal Ertek; Paul M. Griffin (Springer, 2002-08)
      In this paper we explore the impact of power structure on price, sensitivity of market price, and profits in a two-stage supply chain with a single-product, -supplier and -buyer. We develop and analyze the case where the ...
    • Manufacturing and competitiveness: the case of Greece 

      Pitelis, Christos N.; Antonakis, Nicholas (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2003)
      Despite long-standing debates on deindustrialisation and the importance of manufacturing, as well as tests of the deindustrialisation hypothesis, little empirical work exists on the impact of manufacturing on competitiveness, ...
    • Visual and analytical mining of transactions data for production planning for production planning and marketing 

      Gurdal Ertek; Can Kuruca; Cenk Aydin; Besim Ferit Erel (The Pennsylvania State University, 2004-01)
      Recent developments in information technology paved the way for the collection of large amounts of data pertaining to various aspects of an enterprise. The greatest challenge faced in processing these massive amounts of ...
    • Simulation modeling for quality and productivity in steel cord manufacturing 

      Gurdal Ertek; Can Hulusi Türkseven (IEEE, 2004-01-30)
      We describe the application of simulation modeling to estimate and improve quality and productivity performance of a steel cord manufacturing system. We describe the typical steel cord manufacturing plant, emphasize its ...
    • Görsel Veri Madenciliği’nde bir Vaka Çalışması: ÖSS Verilerinin Analizi 

      Gurdal Ertek; Barış Değirmencioğlu (2005)
      Bu çalışmada bilgi görselleştirmesinde sıkça rastlanan bir yaklaşımı, simge (ikon) bazlı görselleştirmeyi esas alarak geliştirilen bir görselleştirme yaklaşımı ve bunun birgerçek veri üzerine uygulaması bulunabilir. ...
    • Application of local search methods for solving a quadratic assignment problem: a case study 

      Gurdal Ertek; Burak Aksu; İlker Birbil; Murat Cihan İkikat; Can Yıldırmaz (Proceedings of Computers and Industrial Engineering Conference, 2005, 2005)
      This paper discusses the design and application of local search methods to a real-life application at a steel cord manufacturing plant. The case study involves a layout problem that can be represented as a Quadratic ...
    • A TUTORIAL ON CROSSDOCKING 

      Gurdal Ertek (International logistic supply chain congress, 2005-11)
      In crossdocking, the inbound materials coming in trucks to the crossdock facility are directed to outbound doors and are directly loaded into trucks that will perform shipment, or are staged for a very brief time period ...
    • Application of the Cutting Stock Problem to a Construction Company: A Case Study 

      Seda Alp; Gurdal Ertek; S.Ilker Birbil (MIMAG Tureky, 2006)
      This paper presents an application of the well-known cutting stock problem to a construction firm. The goal of the 1Dimensional (1D) cutting stock problem is to cut the bars of desired lengths in required quantities from ...
    • Financial benchmarking of transportation companies in the newyork stock exchange (nyse) through data envelopment analysis (dea) and visualization 

      Firdevs Ulus; Özlem Köse; Gurdal Ertek; Simay Şen (4th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, İzmir, Turkey., 2006)
      In this paper, we present a benchmarking study of industrial transportation companies traded in he New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). There are two distinguishing aspects of our study: First, instead of using operational data ...
    • Demonstrating Warehousing Concepts Through Interactive Animations 

      Omer Gurarslan; Yigit Huseyin Guler; Hasan Sahin; Gurdal Ertek; Kutluk Ozguven (5th International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Sakarya, Turkey, 2006)
      In this paper, we report development of interactive computer animations to demonstrate warehousing concepts, providing a virtual environment for learning. Almost every company, regardless of its industry, holds inventory ...
    • Spreadsheet Optimization of Flow for WIP Goods at a Yarn and Tire Cord Manufacturer: A Case Study 

      Berat Mataraci; Gurdal Ertek (5th International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Sakarya, Turkey., 2006)
      We developed a spreadsheet optimization model to find the optimal material handling policy at a leading yarn and tire cord manufacturer’s facility. The focus of the study is to optimize the movement of looms of yarn and ...
    • A Framework for Visualizing Association Mining Results 

      Gurdal Ertek; Ayhan Demiriz (Springer, 2006)
      Association mining is one of the most used data mining techniques due to interpretable and actionable results. In this study we propose a framework to visualize the association mining results, specifically frequent itemsets ...
    • Optimizing waste collection In an organized industrial region: a case study 

      Tuğçe Gizem Martağan; Gurdal Ertek; Ş. İlker Birbil; Murat Yaşar (Izmir University of Economics 2006, 2006)
      In this paper we present a case study which involves the design of a supply chain network for industrial waste collection. The problem is to transport metal waste from 17 factories to containers and from containers to a ...