• The Effect of Competition on Recovery Strategies (ed.3) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Toktay, L. Beril (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11)
      Manufacturers often face a choice of whether to recover the value in their end-of-life products through remanufacturing. In many cases, firms choose not to remanufacture, as they are (rightly) concerned that the ...
    • How Should a Firm Manage Deteriorating Inventory? (ed.3) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Koenigsberg, Oded (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-12-15)
      Firms selling goods whose quality level deteriorates over time often face difficult decisions when unsold inventory remains. Since the leftover product is often perceived to be of lower quality than the new product, ...
    • Supply chain coordination for false failure returns (ed.3) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Guide, V. Daniel R., Jr.; Souza, Gilvan C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11)
      False failure returns are products that are returned by consumers to retailers with no functional or cosmetic defect. The cost of a false failure return includes the processing actions of testing, refurbishing if necessary, ...