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Forecasting: Methods and Applications
(John Wiley and Sons, 2002)
This book covers what the authors call the “full range of major forecasting methods.” These comprise of the traditional time series methods of decomposition, exponential smoothing, simple and multiple linear regression and ...
Spyros Makridakis: An interview with theInternational Journal of Forecasting
Following the attainment of a place in the GreekSailing Team in the Olympics of 1960, SpyrosMakridakis set sail for New York University wherehe obtained a PhD in 1969. His first academicappointment was at INSEAD where he ...
Greek Hidden Champions: Lessons from Small, Littleknown Firms in Greece
The purpose of the research described in this paper is to first identify successful Greek SMEs that can be qualified as ‘hidden champions’ and second to uncover the factors that have contributed to their success. These ...
Decision making and planning under low levels of predictability
(Elsevier Ltd, 2009)
This special section aims to demonstrate the limited predictability and high level of uncertainty in practically all important areas of our lives, and the implications of this. It summarizes the huge body of solid empirical ...
The New Economy and the Strategy of Greek Firms
Greece and Greek firms are behind their counterparts in advanced countries. This paper discusses the situation of Greek firms and proposes various strategies to be able to more successfully compete in the emerging new economy.
Dance with Chance: Making Luck Work for You
(Oneworld Publications, 2009)
Written by true experts. Informative yet so much fun to read!" Nassim Nicholas Taleb- author of The Black Swan "Easy-to-digest and highly competent. If everyone were to read this book, the world would become a more enlightened ...
Forecasting and uncertainty in the economic and business world
Forecasts are crucial for practically all economic and business decisions. However, there is a mounting body of empirical evidence showing that accurate forecasting in the economic and business world is usually not possible. ...
The M3-Competition: results, conclusions and implications
This paper describes the M3-Competition, the latest of the M-Competitions. It explains the reasons for conducting the competition and summarizes its results and conclusions. In addition, the paper compares such results / ...
Living in a world of low levels of predictability
This conclusion aims to summarize the major issues surrounding forecasting, as well as the extensive empirical evidence proving our inability to accurately predict the future. In addition, it discusses our resistance to ...
Strategy theories make great claims about their ability to contribute to business success, but how realistic are those claims? We only have to look back to re engineering and its promised miracles, for a lesson in how far ...