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    • Dairy logistics: a tutorial 

      Nilay Gözegir; Gurdal Ertek; Gülçin Büyüközkan (CELS, 2008-01)
      This paper discusses fundamental issues in dairy logistics in a tutorial format. We summarize findings of more than twenty student groups who carried out independent literature surveys and interviewed professionals in the ...
    • De-industrialisation, comparative economic performance and FDI inflows in emerging economies 

      Kudina, Alina; Pitelis, Christos N. (Pergamon, 2014-10-31)
      We address calls to incorporate comparative political economy considerations into IB scholarship. In particular, we conceptualise and test empirically the hitherto unexplored relationship between deindustrialisation and ...
    • Decision Support For Packing In Warehouses 

      Gurdal Ertek; Kemal Kilic (Springer, 2006)
      Packing problems deal with loading of a set of items (ob- jects) into a set of boxes (containers) in order to optimize a performance criterion under various constraints. With the advance of RFID technolo- gies and investments ...
    • 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 ...
    • Depolama Sistemleri 

      Gurdal Ertek (2012)
      Depolar, ürünlerin dağıtımı sırasında kullanılan geçici stok noktalarıdır. Depolar, tedarik zincirlerinin hedeflenen amaçlar doğrultusunda çalışmasına ve lojistik faaliyetlerinin etkin yürütülmesine önemli katkıda bulunurlar. ...
    • Design requirements for a tendon rehabilitation robot: results from a survey of engineers And health professionals 

      Volkan Patoglu; Gurdal Ertek; Ozgur Oz; Deniz Zoroglu; Gul Kremer (American Society of Mechanical Engineers., 2010)
      Exoskeleton type finger rehabilitation robots are helpful in assisting the treatment of tendon injuries. A survey has been carried out with engineers and health pro- fessionals to further develop an existing finger exoskeleton ...
    • Determinants of Operational Efficiency in the Oil and Gas Sector: A Balanced Scorecard Perspective 

      Al-Qubaisi, Salama Saeed (Salama Saeed Al-Qubaisi, 2018-01-31)
      The oil and gas industry have experienced several boom and bust cycles. The industry is known to hardly, if ever, react in a constant manner to the highs and lows. External economic factors pressurize the industry to be ...
    • Determinants of organizational innovation: a framework 

      Busaibe, Leena; Singh, Sanjay Kumar; Ahmad, Syed Zamberi; S. Gaur, Sanjaya (Emerald, 2017-01-16)
      This study aims to examine the effect of gender perspectives in organizational leadership and culture on organizational innovations within the oil and gas industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Design/methodology ...
    • Determinants of organizational performance: a proposed framework 

      Bashaer Almatrooshi; Singh, Sanjay Kumar; Sherine Farouk (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016)
      Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the existing literature on determinants that influence organizational performance and to develop a framework that could be beneficial for leaders. Design/methodology/approach – ...
    • Determining success factors in Abu Dhabi health care construction projects: customer and contractor perspectives 

      Ajmal, Mian M.; Hussain, Matloub; Kuwaiti, Esa Al (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      The importance of project management and its success has been growing along with increasing investment in the construction field. This study aims to identify, categorize and prioritize the critical success factors for ...
    • Development of a performance management system in the Thailand public sector Isomorphism and the role and strategies of institutional entrepreneurs 

      Sutheewasinnon, Prapaipim; Hoque, Zahirul; Nyamori, Robert Ochoki (Elsevier, 2016)
      This paper analyzes how a ‘new’ performance management system was developed by the Thailand Government. The data were collected using interviews, archival records and published newspaper articles. These data were analyzed ...
    • Development of an Interactive Simulation of Steel Cord Manufacturing for Industrial Engineering Education 

      Behlul Saka; Gurdal Ertek; Can Hulusi Turkseven (Sakarya Üniversity, 2006)
      We developed an interactive simulation program to be used in industrial engineering education, based on an earlier simulation study of a steel cord manufacturing plant. In the class project, the students are asked to design ...
    • Dilemmas as Researchers: An Honest Account 

      Christopher Dixon; Andrew Chan (Research gate, 2011)
      The issue of an emotional component in the production of knowledge (Sturdy, 2003) is discussed in our first-hand account of the dilemma we faced in a public sector management development programme. ...
    • Dilemmas as researchers: An honest account 

      Christopher Dixon; Andrew Chan (2011)
      The issue of an emotional component in the production of knowledge (Sturdy, 2003) is discussed in our first-hand account of the dilemma we faced in a public sector management development programme. ...
    • Dimensions of Perceived Value of Malls: The Muslim Shoppers’ Perspective 

      Mohammed Ismail El-Adly; Riyad Eid (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017)
      Purpose This study aims to identify customers’ perceived value constructs of shopping malls from the perspective of Muslim shoppers and to develop items for measuring these constructs, empirically validate the scale, ...
    • Diversity and diversity policy: diving into fundamental differences 

      Ewijk, Anne R. van (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011-08)
      The purpose of this paper is to offer scholars an analytical framework to identify what the fundamental choices are in the definition of diversity (the what), in the motivation for diversity within organisations (the ...
    • E-services and tourism: a case study of uae hotel industry 

      Wenshin Chen (9th International Conference on Electronic Business,, 2009-12-30)
      This proposed study seeks to develop specific e-service (electronic service) strategies that could help enhance competitiveness of Abu Dhabi’s tourism in the global market in general and in the Gulf region in particular. ...
    • Edith Penrose and a Learning-Based Perspective on the MNE and OLI 

      Pitelis, Christos N. (Springer, 2007)
      This paper applies insights from Edith Penrose's work to extant theory of the multinational enterprise (MNE) as enveloped by John Dunning's Ownership, Location, Internalization (OLI) Paradigm. The paper suggests that ...
    • Edith Penrose and the Future of the Multinational Enterprise: New Research Directions 

      Pitelis, Christos N.; Verbeke, Alain (Springer, 2007)
      This paper demonstrates the continued relevance of Penrose's Theory of the Growth of the Firm (1959) (TGF) to explain MNE expansion patterns. Explaining MNE growth requires explicit attention to three elements not addressed ...
    • Effect of isomorphic forces on safety practices in service organizations: are there dangers to homogeneity? 

      Ross Davidson; David Denyer; Colin Pilbeam; Noeleen Doherty (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
      A wide range of different safety practices exist. However, they have been developed for production-oriented high-hazard environments. We know relatively little about safety practices in low-hazard service sector environments ...