This book is based on more than 30 years of research of production/queueing management, and is systematized from the viewpoint of stochastic management.


Balance Problem Harvard Business Review Balance Scorecard Stochastic Management Balance Issue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masayuki Matsui
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  1. 1.The University of Electro-CommunicationsTokyoJapan

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