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Kumar, S. and Meade, D. (2006). Financial Models and Tools for Managing Lean Manufacturing. Auerbach Publications, Boca Raton, FL
Meade, D., Kumar, S., and Kensinger, K. (2008, October). Investigating Impact of the Order Activity Costing Method on Product Cost Calculations. Journal of Manufacturing Systems Vol. 27, Issue 4, Pages 176-189.
Meade, D., Kumar, S., and White, B. Analyzing The Impact of The Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Strategies on Profitability. Journal of the Operational Research Society (accepted for publication: 13 May 2009) doi:10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602657
Meade, D. Kumar, S, and Houshyar, A . (2006). Studying the Effects on Reported Income Due to Rapid Reduction of Inventories from Lean Manufacturing Conversion. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 25, No. 2. pp. 137-152,
Meade, D. and Kumar, S. (2006). Financial Analysis of a Theoretical Lean Manufacturing Implementation Using Hybrid Simulation Modeling. Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. V. 34, pp. 477-484.
Kumar, S. and Meade, D. 2002. “Has MRP run its course? A review of contemporary developments in planning systems.” Industrial Management & Data Systems, Volume 102, No. 8. pp. 453-462
Meade, D. (2007). “Multi-Period Simulation of a Manufacturing Operation.” Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice, Cancun, Mexico, November 4-7, 2007.
Meade, D., White, B. and Houshyar, A. 2003. “Survey of the Impact of Financial Accounting on the Implementation of Lean Manufacturing.” Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, November 10-12, 2003.
Houshyar, A., White, B., Meade, D., and Al-Alawi, Y. 2003. “A Case Study: Impact of Simulation on Cutting Operational Cost.” Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, November 10-12, 2003.