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Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations

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Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations
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Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations
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International Series in Operations Research and Management Science Ser
Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations
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Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations
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  • Contents -- Contributors -- About the Authors -- About the Editors -- Chapter-1 -- Humanitarian Research and Managing Humanitarian Operations -- 1.1 Purpose of Volume -- 1.2 Overview Section -- 1.3 Theory Section -- 1.4 Application Section -- 1.5 Summary -- References -- Chapter-2 -- Modeling Approaches and Metrics to Evaluate Nonprofit Operations -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Modeling Methods and Strategies -- Modeling the Nonprofit Operation -- Managerial Strategies -- 2.3 Performance Metrics -- Input Metrics -- Output Metrics -- Efficiency Metrics -- 2.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter-3 -- Disaster Response Logistics: Chief Findings of Fieldwork Research -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Disaster Response Logistics (DRL) -- 3.3 Chief Findings from Fieldwork Research -- All Facets of Disaster Response Logistics are Socio-Technical Processes -- Humanitarian Logistics and Commercial Logistics are Very Different -- Size and Complexity Matters: Catastrophes and Disasters Require Radically Different Responses -- It is Crucial to Integrate the Civic Society in the Response Effort -- It is Important to Design Plans for Easy Integration of Outside Help -- Prepositioning Critical Supplies is Required for Effective Response to Catastrophes -- Control of Precautionary/Opportunistic Buying Could Help Provide a First Wave of Resources -- Control of Material Convergence will Enhance Disaster Response -- New Supporting Technologies and Systems Could Foster Effectiveness -- 3.4 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter-4 -- Cash as a Form of Relief -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Changing Landscape -- 4.3 Types of Cash Transfer Programmes (CTPs) -- 4.4 CTPs-Change to Humanitarian Supply Chains -- 4.5 Impact of CTPs on Humanitarian Logisticians (HL) -- 4.6 CTP-Lean or Agile? -- 4.7 Delivery Mechanisms of Cash in Humanitarian Operations -- 4.8 Conclusion -- References
  • Chapter-5 -- Measuring Markets That Supply Cash-Based Humanitarian Interventions -- 5.1 Literature -- Measuring Supply Chain Performance -- Measuring Humanitarian Supply Chains -- Measuring Markets -- 5.2 Three Models to Consider -- Triple-A Supply Chain -- The EMMA Market Systems Model -- The Access Model -- 5.3 Analysis of Case Studies -- Super Typhoon Haiyan-Cash Grant and Shelter Voucher Program -- Syria Refugee Crisis-Water Voucher and Water Equipment Program -- Syria Refugee Crisis-Cash-Based Winterization Program in Lebanon -- Haiti Earthquake-Potential for Indirect Response -- Sahel Food Crisis-Food for Assets and Cash for Work -- Summary of Case Studies -- 5.4 Discussion-Measures and Models -- Current Measures -- EMMA and Triple-A Models -- The Access Model -- Measures for the Case Studies -- 5.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter-6 -- The Partner Proliferation Problem in Disaster Response Networks -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Problem Definition -- 6.3 Challenges Facing the Resolutions of the Partner Proliferation Problem -- 6.4 Disaster Response Networks (DRN) -- Long-Term Structures -- Short-Term Structures -- 6.5 Suitability of Virtual Organizations for Disaster Response Networks -- 6.6 Discussion, Conclusions, and Limitations -- References -- Chapter-7 -- How Humanitarian Culture Informs Change Adoption: A Case Study of Humanitarian Logistics -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Literature Review -- Culture of Humanitarian Organizations -- Managing Change in Humanitarian Organizations -- 7.3 Methods -- Phase I: Initial Research -- Phase II: Follow-Up Study -- 7.4 Results & Discussion -- Readily Adopted Change -- Resistance to Change -- Shift Toward Change Adoption -- 7.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter-8 -- Information Visibility in Humanitarian Operations: Current State-of-the-Art -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Methodology
  • 8.3 Humanitarian Supply Chain Visibility Needs -- Robust to Contextual Challenges -- Tracking of Location -- Tracking of Inventory Levels -- Temperature Monitoring -- Tracing of Product Information -- Information Sharing -- Decision Making Support -- 8.4 Current Visibility Projects and Technologies -- Mature Technologies -- Barcode (1D and 2D) -- Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) -- Global Positioning System (GPS) -- Mobile Phone Projects and Technologies -- SMS for Life -- Humanitarian Data Toolkit -- Open Data Kit -- UNICEF Rapid SMS -- Save the Children "McAID" -- Infosaid -- Nokia Data Gathering -- Satellite-based Technologies -- Satellite Imagery -- ARGOS Early Warning System -- HumaNav -- BAT-340 -- Temperature Sensor and Monitor Technologies -- Vaccine Vial Monitors -- Freeze Indicators -- Data Logger Tags -- USB Data Loggers -- Optimize Albania -- Software Technologies -- HELIOS -- Logistics Support System (LSS/SUMA) -- Sahana Eden -- Resource Map -- 8.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter-9 -- Efficient Inventorying and Distribution of Blood Product During Disasters -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Literature Review -- Supply Chain Management of Blood Products -- Newsvendor & Generalized TSP with Stochastic Demand -- The Multi-Product Newsvendor Problem (MPNP) with Capacity Constraints -- 9.3 Problem Definition -- Problem Description -- Problem Assumptions -- Problem Formulation -- Newsvendor Model -- Generalized TSP Model -- 9.4 Numerical Example & Results -- Sensitivity Analysis -- 9.5 Conclusions and Future Research -- References -- Chapter-10 -- The Vaccine Supply Chain Multathlon: the Reconciliation of Technology, Economy and Access to Medicines -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Current Literature on Vaccine Supply Chain Design -- 10.3 Vaccine Supply Chain Design from a Stakeholders' Point of View
  • Step 1: Map the Stakeholders Together with Supply Chain Goals and Limitations -- Step 2: Derive the Key Performance Indicators and Design Requirements of the Supply Chain -- Step 3: Construct Relevant Supply Chain Designs and Scenarios -- Step 4: Rank the Scenarios in a Multi-Dimensional Way -- Step 5: The Choice of the Final Scenario for Implementation -- 10.4 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter-11 -- Achieving Equity, Effectiveness, and Efficiency in Food Bank Operations: Strategies for Feeding America with Implications for Global Hunger Relief -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Overview of Hunger Relief Supply Chain -- Global Perspective -- Domestic (U.S.) Perspective -- Local Perspective: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina -- Background -- Food Acquisition -- Food Distribution -- 11.3 The Objectives in Nonprofit Food Distribution -- What are Food Banks Trying to Do: The Equity-Effectiveness-Efficiency Pyramid -- Equity-Effectiveness-Efficiency Trade-off in Food Distribution -- 11.4 Challenges from the Supply Chain Perspective -- Supply Constraints -- Demand Constraints -- Capacity Limitations -- Balancing Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity -- 11.5 Strategies: Review of Current Modeling Literature: What is the State of the Science? -- 11.6 Research Opportunities-Open Challenges-How IEs and OR can help -- Open Problems Related to Uncertainty -- 11.7 Open Problems Related to Supply Chain Network -- References -- Chapter-12 -- Understanding Resilience: A Spatio-temporal Vulnerability Assessment of a Population Affected by a Sudden Lack of Food -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 A Sudden Lack of Food: A Challenge for Disaster Management -- 12.3 Review of Studies Focusing on the Quantification of Food Stocks in Households in Germany -- 12.4 A Vulnerability Assessement Regarding the Impacts of a Lack of Food
  • 12.5 Deriving Resilience From Vulnerability Profiles -- 12.6 Examples -- 12.7 Critical Remark and Conclusion -- References -- Index
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