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Inventory optimization. (c2018)

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dc.contributor.author Indus, Karina
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-09T12:07:08Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-09T12:07:08Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2018-03-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/8605
dc.description.abstract This research examines the various problems in consumable inventory management within an Emergency Department (ED) of the Lebanese Academic Medical Center (LAMC). Specifically, this research supports understanding how the implementation of lean tools and quantity models can change daily operations in the inventory management of an ED. This case study has two general objectives 1) to clean and redesign the stock room and 2) develop a proper order policy. Relatedly, the ABC and 5S methods were used meet the first objective and the quantity models, EOQ and (R, s, S), were used for the second objective. Specifically within the ABC analysis, two categorization variables (value and use) were used. In developing the order quantity policy, four models were examined and a full cost analysis was performed for each. In the end, the periodic review policy with fixed reorder period was selected and tested in the field. The chosen policy proved to be efficient relative to the ED situation prior to the implementation of the selected policy. The efficiency was measured via survey with all relevant ED employees. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Lebanese American University -- Dissertations en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.subject Academic medical centers -- Inventory control -- Lebanon en_US
dc.subject Hospitals -- Emergency service en_US
dc.subject Stores or stock-room keeping en_US
dc.title Inventory optimization. (c2018) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.title.subtitle a case study at the emergency department in a Lebanese Academic Medical Center en_US
dc.term.submitted Spring en_US
dc.author.degree Master of Bus. Administration en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201000685 en_US
dc.author.commembers Bandaly, Dia en_US
dc.author.commembers Bijvank, Marco en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 hard copy: xii, 71 leaves; col. ill.; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.advisor Srour, Jordan en_US
dc.keywords Inventory en_US
dc.keywords Policy Creation en_US
dc.keywords ABC Categorization en_US
dc.keywords EOQ en_US
dc.keywords Periodic Review Reorder Policy en_US
dc.keywords 5S tools en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Bibliography : leaves 54-58. en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2018.84 en_US
dc.author.email karina.indus@lau.edu en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/thesis.php en_US
dc.publisher.institution Lebanese American University en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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