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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  • Percale, E.U. (University of Pretoria, 1990)
    Any business striving to improve its productivity, must first establish and practise at all levels a universal method for measurement and analysis of its performance. A prerequisite for any analysis, is an appropriate ...
  • 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 ...
  • Coetzee, Jasper Lodewikus (University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) started a new chapter in the history of preventive maintenance strategy setting. It was now possible to develop a scientifically based, highly successful maintenance program for complex ...
  • 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, ...
  • De Vries, Marne (University of Pretoria, 2005)
    Organisations of the 21st century realise that they need to move away from balance sheet accounting systems as the primary tool of management. Intangible assets, such as knowledge, skills and process assets, may be worth ...
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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