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Chi Kin Chan is an assistant professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his Ph.D. in management science from Lancaster University, U.K. He has published in journals such as Transportation Research, Part B, European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research and International Journal of Operations and Production Management. His current research areas include inventory control, supply chain management, forecasting and optimization. Heung Wing Joseph Lee obtained his BSc(Hons) and PhD in 1994 and 1997 respectively, from The University of Western Australia. His PhD degree was awarded with a "Distinction", an accolade that is rarely bestowed by the Board of Postgraduate Studies at The University of Western Australia. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is specializing in the computational studies of optimal controls and several other areas in operations research. He has published in Automatica, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications (JOTA), and other reputable international journals..
Forward; Preface; Acknowledgements; In Memoriam: Professor Brian G. Kingsman; Chapter 1: A Co-ordinated Single-vendor Multi-buyer Supply Chain Model - Synchronisation of Ordering and Production Cycles; Chi Kin Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; Brian G. Kingsman, Lancaster University, United Kingdom; Chapter 2: Multi-stage Efficiency Tools for Goal Setting and Monitoring in Supply Chains; Marvin D. Troutt, Kent State University, U.S.A.; Paul J. Ambrose, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, U.S.A.; Chi Kin Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; Chapter 3: Optimal Feedback Production for a Supply Chain; K.H. Wong, Univ. of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; H.W.J. Lee and Chi Kin Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., Hong Kong; Chapter 4: Life Cycle Considerations for Supply Chain Strategy; Toru Higuchi, Sakushin Gakuin University, Japan; Marvin D. Troutt and Brian A. Polin, Kent State University, U.S.A.; Chapter 5: The Effect of Payment Terms on Order Instability in a Supply Chain; I. Nyoman Pujawan, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom; Chapter 6: Supply Chain Globalization and the Complexities of Cost-Minimization Strategies; Brian A. Polin, Marvin D. Troutt and William Acar, Kent State University, U.S.A; Chapter 7: Genetic Algorithm &Other Meta-Heuristics - The Essential Tools for Solving Modern Supply Chain Management Problems; Bernard K-S. Cheung, GERAD & Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada; Chapter 8: Understanding and Managing the Intrinsic Dynamics of Supply Chains; Toru Higuchi, Sakushin Gakuin University, Japan; Marvin D. Troutt, Kent State University, U.S.A.; Chapter 9: Re-Engineering of Logistics Activities for Electronic Commerce; Nathalie Marcoux, Diane Riopel and Andre Langevin, Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, Canada; Chapter 10: Studies on Interaction and Coordination in Supply Chains with Perishable Products: A Review; Xiping Song, The Chinese University of HongKong, Hong Kong; Xiaoqinag Cai, The Chinese University of HongKong, Hong Kong; Jian Chen , Tsinghua University, P.R. China; About the Authors; Index