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In Search of Clarity: Unraveling the Complexities of Executive Decision Making
Decision making is at the core of all business activity, as executives set strategy and manage operations by weighing a vast array of factors to arrive at the

system of weighing  of a new information system to its acceptance by executives. He also finds that it helps to give executives models in which they can manipulate the input factors themselves—giving users a sense of control tends to speed adoption. But building their confidence in the data generated by these systems, Mr Becker warns, is much more of an uphill struggle. Managers who think the figures do not correspond to their experience will distrust them. Here, he says, “it takes two years to move from the first

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The Exacting Needs of Metal Service Centers


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system of weighing  minimizes remnants. Additionally, the system should be able to optimize the usefulness of the remnant inventory by determining if the scrap and waste can be further used. This must also be done in terms of multiple UOMs, heat/lot/serial tracking, and MTRs. The sales staff must be able to see when and what size of remnant will be created, and this needs to be done under the same item number (but with different size attributes). Traditional manufacturing resource planning (MRP) systems only look at the Read More

Best Practices in Extending ERP: A Buyer’s Guide to ERP versus Best-of-breed Decisions


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