Handbook of Forecasting: A Manager's Guide

Handbook of Forecasting: A Manager's Guide

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471839033
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/03/1987
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 6.61(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

ROLE AND APPLICATION OF FORECASTING IN ORGANIZATIONS.

Introduction to Management Forecasting (S. Makridakis and S. Wheelwright).

Sales Forecasting Requirements (G. Hughes).

Forecasting Requirements for Operations Planning and Control (B. Wynne and D. Hall).

Capacity Planning Forecasting Requirements (S. Wheelwright).

Forecasting and Strategic Planning (N. Capon and J. Hulbert).

Forecasting in the Electric Utility Industry (W. Huss).

State and Local Government Revenue Forecasting (S. Bretschneider and W. Gorr).

Forecasting: The Issues.

APPROACHES TO FORECASTING.

Smoothing Methods for Short-Term Planning and Control.

A Practical Overview of ARIMA MODELS for Time Series Forecasting (D. Pack).

DeComposition Methods for Medium-Term Planning and Budgeting (B. Majani).

FORECASTING CHALLENGES.

Forecasting and the Environment: The Challenges of Rapid Change (A. Beckenstein).

Life-Cycle Forecasting (S. Mullick and G. Anderson).

Forecasting Recessions (R. McLaughlin).

MANAGING THE FORECASTING FUNCTION.

Forecasting and Planning: An Evaluation.

Integrating Forecasting and Decision Making.

The Forecasting Audit (J. Armstrong).

Index.

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