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George Monahan

Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

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Articles in Journals

Monahan, G. 2005. Managing Inventories in a Two-Eschelon Dual-Channel Supply Chain. European Journal of Operational Research, 162: 325-341

Monahan, G., Petruzzi, N. , Zhao, W. 2004. The Dynamic Pricing Problem From a Newsvendor's Perspective. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 6: 73-91

Petruzzi, N. , Monahan, G. 2003. Managing Fashion Goods Inventories: Dynamic Recourse for Retailers with Outlet Stores. IIE Transactions, 35: 1033-1047

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1999. Manufacturing Processes with Nearly Sequential Routings: A Comparative Analysis. Journal of Operations Management, 17: 449-466

Monahan, G., Sobel, M. 1997. Risk-Sensitive Dynamic Market Share Attraction Games. Games and Economics Behavior, 20: 149-160

Monahan, G. 1996. Finding Saddle Points on Polyhedra: Solving Certain Continuous Minimax Problems. Naval Research Logistics, 43: 821-837

Monahan, G., Gietzmann, M. 1996. Absorption versus Direct Costing: The Relevance of Opportunity Costs in the Management of Congested Production Systems. Management Accounting, 7: 409-429

Monahan, G., Vemuri, V. 1996. Monotone Second-Best Optimal Contracts. European Journal of Operational Research, 90: 625-637

Blair, C., Monahan, G. 1995. Optimal Sequential File Search: A Reduced-State Dynamic Programming Approach. European Journal of Operational Research, 86: 358-365

Monahan, G. 1994. Optimal Sequential File Search. European Journal of Operational Research, 77: 224-240

Monahan, G., Sobel, M. 1994. Stochastic Dynamic Market Share Attraction Games. Games and Economics Behavior, 6: 130-149

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1989. Optimal Acquisitionof Automated Flexible Manufacturing Processes. Operations Research, 37: 288-300

Monahan, G. 1987. The Structure of Equilibria in Market Share Attraction Models. Management Science, 33: 228-243

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1987. A Multi-Level Decision Support system for the Financial Justification of Automated Flexible Manufacturing Systems. Interfaces, 17: 29-40

Monahan, G. 1986. Optimal Selection with Alternative Information. Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, 33: 293-307

Monahan, G. 1984. A Pure Birth Model of Optimal Advertising with Word-of-Mouth. Marketing Science, 3: 169-178

Monahan, G. 1983. Optimal Advertising with Stochastic Demand. Management Science, 29: 106-117

Monahan, G. 1982. A Survey of Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes: Theory, Models, and Algorithms. Management Science, 28: 1-16

Monahan, G. 1982. Optimal Stopping in a Partially Observable Binary-Valued Markov Chain with Costly Perfect Information. Journal of Applied Probability, 19: 72-81

Monahan, G. 1980. Optimal Stopping in a Paritally Observable Markov Process with Costly Information. Operations Research, 28: 1319-1334

Books

Monahan, G. 2000. Management Decision Making: Spreadsheet Modeling, Analysis, and Applications, 720. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Chapters in Books

Monahan, G., Nti, K. 1988. Optimal Advertising and Pricing for Products with Repeat Purchases. In T. Devinney (Ed.), Issues in Pricing: Theory and Research, 145-170. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

Proceedings

Monahan, G., Petruzzi, N. 2000. Managing Fashion Goods Inventories with Primary and Secondary Markets, MSOM Conference

Monahan, G., Sobel, M. 1996. Risk-Sensitive Dynamic Market Share Attraction Games: An Extended Abstract, Dynamic Competitive Analysis in Marketing, 144: 37-44. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Monahan, G. 1985. The Flexible Manufacturing System Investment Decision, Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Decision Sciences

Monahan, G. 1985. Teaching Introductory Management Science with the Aid of Microcomputers, International Business School Users Group Conference. Georgia Institute of Technology.

Presentations

Monahan, G., Lucas, M. 2002. Impact of Learning and Manufacturing Flexibility on Product Design Strategies, Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting, San Diego.

Monahan, G., Chen, C. 2000. Process Management with Uncertain Environmental Limits, INFORMS Conference, San Antonio.

Monahan, G., Chen, C. 1999. Pollution Prevention or Control? A Model of Green Technology Acquisition, INFORMS Conference, Philadelphia.

Monahan, G. 1998. Implicit Cooperation in a Market Share Attraction Games, INFORMS Conference, Montreal.

Monahan, G. 1997. Market Share Attraction Games, Babcock Graduate School of Business, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem.

Monahan, G., Lucas, M. 1995. Flexibility and Product Line Management, INFORMS National Meetings, New Orleans.

Monahan, G., Lucas, M. 1994. Product Line Mangement and the Strategic Design of Manufacturing Processes: A Survey, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Detroit.

Monahan, G. 1993. Absorption versus Direct Costing: The Relevance of Opportunity Costs in the Management of Stochastic Production Systems, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Monahan, G., Gietzmann, M. 1993. Optimal Product Acceptance and Cost Allocation in Congested Production Systems, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, San Francisco.

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1992. Interactive Analysis of Simulataneous Product-Mix and Process Design Choices, EURO/TIMS Joint International Conference, Helsinki.

Monahan, G., Choi, J. 1991. Multiple Source Purchasing in Periodic Review Inventory Systems, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Anaheim.

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1991. Profit Maximization Through Process Design Evaluation, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Anaheim.

Monahan, G. 1989. Sequential Decision Processes: some Difficult Problems, Some Easy Solutions, Artificial Intelligence Seminar, Champaign.

Monahan, G. 1989. Optimal Sequential File Search, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Cohen, S. , Leatherwood, M., Monahan, G. 1988. A Theory of Reputation and Contracting, TIMS/ORSA, Washington.

Monahan, G. 1988. Optimal Acquisition of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Monahan, G., Cohen, S. , Leatherwood, M. 1988. A Theory of Reputation and Contracting, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Washington.

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1988. Estimating the Value of Flexibility in Batch Production: A Simulation Experiment, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Washington.

Monahan, G. 1987. Monotonicity of Second-Best Optimal Contracts, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Monahan, G. 1986. Myopic Equilibrium Points of Dynamic Market Share Attraction Games, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Monahan, G., Sobel, M. 1986. Dyanmic Market Share Attraction Games, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Los Angeles.

Monahan, G. 1985. Dynamic Models of Quality/Reputation and Advertising/Goodwill, ORSA/TIMS Marketing Science Conference, Nashville.

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1985. The Flexible Manufacturing Investment Decision, National Decision Science Conference, Las Vegas.

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1985. A Markov Decision Process Model fo the Flexible Manufacuring Investment Decision, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Atlanta.

Monahan, G. 1984. Optimal Advertising and Pricing with Stochastic New Product Demand, ORSA/TIMS Marketing Science Conference, Chicago.

Monahan, G. 1984. A Stochastic Model of Optimal Product Quality and Production with Seller Reputation, International ORSA/TIMS Conference, Copenhagen.

Monahan, G., Smunt, T. 1984. The Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) Investment Decision, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Dallas.

Monahan, G. 1983. Optimal Advertising with Word-of-Mouth: A Simple Pure Birth Model, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Chicago.

Monahan, G. 1981. A Survey of Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes: Theory, Models, and Algorithms, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Toronto.

Monahan, G. 1980. Optimal New Product Advertising, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, Washington.

Monahan, G. 1979. Optimal Stopping in a Partially Observable Binary-Valued Markov Chain with Costly Perfect Information, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, New Orleans.

Monahan, G. 1978. Optimal Stopping in a Partially Observable Markov Process with Costly Information, National ORSA/TIMS Conference, New York.

 

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