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Time-Series Analysis and Forecasting: An Update and Evaluation
(International Statistical Institute (ISI), 1978-12)
Forecasting has clearly become a field in its own right; its growth and change continue at a rather fast pace, as the number of published books and papers on the topic increases and as more experience about forecasting ...
Communication, a managerial myth
Comunication is onc of the most widely used and least understood concepts current among managerof modern corporations.
Can recessions be predicted?
(Elsevier Ltd, 1977-04)
Can recessions, or serious turning points in general, be predicted? Or do forecasters tend to assume that the future will continue as an extension of the near past. Theoretical evidence and practical observations tend to ...
Automation or autonomy in organizational design.
(Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1979-04-23)
Today there is growing criticism of the Input/Output (I/O) model as a conceptual tool for explaining and understanding how systems are functioning. These models have been particularly useful-mainly in engineering, where ...
CLT: An Interactive Approach for Illustrating the Central Limit Theorem
(Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 1979-05)
In classical statistics, inferences about the popula- tion mean, confidence intervals, or testing of hypoth- eses are based on the sampling distribution of X. For the statistician or the mathematically sophisticated, there ...
The New SIBYL/RUNNER Interactive Forecasting Package (1978)
(Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 1978)
The SIBYL/RUNNER interactive forecasting system is a comprehensive package of time-shared computer programs that seek to handle four essential forecasting functions. The first is screening alternative forecasting techniques ...
Forecasting: Issues & Challenges for Marketing Management
(American Marketing Association, 1977-10)
Forecasting plays an important role in every major functional area of business management. In the area of marketing however, forecasting is doubly important; not only does it have a central role in marketing itself, but ...
Communication: panacea or pain in the neck?
This article analyzes whether communication can solve all management problems. With the rapid technological developments in methods of communication, corporate managers have become more increasingly dependent on electronic ...
The responisiveness of Canadian imports to income and price movements
(Concordia University, 1977)
The key variables in international trade policy are imports and exports elasticities with respect to income and prices. Thus their estimation has drawn~particular attention in the post war period. Most of the studies ...
Similarities in the demand structures as determinants of Canadian international trade patterns: an empirical view
(Concordia University, 1976)
The testing of various explanations of international trade patterns always arouses a good share of academic interest. Unfortunately, due to imperfections embodied in the testing processes and due to imperfect data, the ...