Browsing Theses and Dissertations (Industrial and Systems Engineering) by Issue Date

Browsing Theses and Dissertations (Industrial and Systems Engineering) by Issue Date

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  • Moll, Cornelis Mellet (University of Pretoria, 1998)
    Organisations are subject to change in their environments. In response to these changes, they have the option of transformation - a process of realignment in order to adapt to their circumstances. There are various ...
  • Pretorius, Petrus Johannes (University of Pretoria, 2004-09-05)
    Definitions for logistics are numerous. Logistics is furthermore divisionalised amongst functional lines as well as industry lines. Therefore one hears about military logistics, business logistics, marketing logistics, ...
  • Leonard, Pierre (University of Pretoria, 2005-05-09)
    Economic and productive utilization of natural resources are central to fundamental Industrial Engineering science, whereas capitalistic corporate strategy is aimed at growth of shareholders capital investments made into ...
  • Visser, Rene (University of Pretoria, 2006-05-05)
    It is expected from highly technical first line supervisors to manage an underground coal mining production unit and to reach stretched targets when they have very little operational management skills. A myriad of operational ...
  • Conradie, Pieter Jacobus (University of Pretoria, 2006-05-17)
    In this thesis the candidate explores the apparent gaps between strategy development and strategy implementation (the strategy alignment question), and between business end-user needs and the suppliers of information ...
  • Albertyn, Martin (University of Pretoria, 2006-05-24)
    The key objective of this research is to develop a generic simulation modelling methodology that can be used to model stochastic continuous systems effectively. The generic methodology renders simulation models that exhibit ...
  • Moolman, A.J. (Alwyn Jakobus) (University of Pretoria, 2006-06-02)
    Please read the abstract in the section 00front of this document
  • Linstrom, Leslie (University of Pretoria, 2006-06-09)
    The proposition of this dissertation is that superior capital budgeting solutions can be attained by not only analyzing projects individually but rather as part of a portfolio of projects that has the objective of maximizing ...
  • Swart, Marinda (University of Pretoria, 2006-06-13)
    The objective of this project is to develop an operational scheduling model for Sasol Mining’s coal handling facility, Sasol Coal Supply (referred to as SCS), to optimise daily operations. In this document, the specific ...
  • Van Dyk, Petrus Jakobus Schoeman (University of Pretoria, 2006-06-13)
    Supply planning and traffic flow planning are major activities in the automotive manufacturing environment worldwide. Supply planning directly influences the traffic within a manufacturing plant. The impact of supply ...
  • Stark, Vanessa Ann (University of Pretoria, 2006-06-20)
    Supply Planning in the Automotive Industry is a vital ingredient for Supply Chain Integration. The role and function of a Supply Planner, although clearly defined in European developed methods, lacks the practical dimension. ...
  • Le Roux, J.T.F. (Johannes Theodorus Ferreira) (University of Pretoria, 2006-07-19)
    Please read the abstract in the section 00front of this document
  • Jooste, Marius Visser (University of Pretoria, 2006-08-24)
    The introduction of the Internet has challenged numerous value chain propositions and processes. Its low cost, low barrier of entry and timely distribution of information provides a seamless extension of processes across ...
  • Steenkamp, Henrietta (University of Pretoria, 2006-08-24)
    The environment in South Africa has changed dramatically with regard to health services during the past five years especially for state-funded hospitals in the public sector. At the Johannesburg Hospital the admittance of ...
  • Erasmus, Gert Botha (University of Pretoria, 2006-10-18)
    (i) The thesis sets out to address the problematic phenomenon of Systems of Congestion via Basic Queueing Theory. The theory, and its application in practice, appears to be a field of study which is the common domain of ...
  • Van Schoor, Christiaan de Wet (University of Pretoria, 2006-10-25)
    This thesis presents a study of stochastic models of continuous review of inventory systems of perishable and non-perishable products, as well as inventory systems operating in random environment. It contains five chapters. ...
  • Leonard, Pierre (University of Pretoria, 2006-11-09)
    Please read the abstract in the section 00front of this document
  • Pellissier, Rene (University of Pretoria, 2006-11-09)
    Please read the abstract in the section 00front of this document
  • Mouton, Daniel Marais (University of Pretoria, 2006-12-01)
    Most new generation organisations have management models and processes for measuring and managing organisational performance. However, the application of these models and the direction the company needs to take are not ...
  • Von Raubenheimer, Albert Ludwich (University of Pretoria, 2006-12-01)
    In today's global economy the need for an efficient and optimised supply chain is increasing. Recent studies showed that supply chain management is one of the areas that have a great impact on the financial well being of ...