Purpose – The Encyclopedia of Operations Management (EOM) is an ideal “field manual” for students, instructors,
and practicing managers. For students, the EOM is a useful guide for developing an integrated mental map for the
entire field of supply chain and operations management. It has also proven useful as a reference for students
preparing for case discussions, exams, and job interviews. It is particularly helpful for students new to supply chain
and operations management and for international students who need precise definitions of specialized terms.
Vietnam‟s hydro-power resources are very plentiful and distributed widespread in national
scope. Vietnam is one of 14 countries which are rich in hydro-electric resources in the world.
Total hydro-power resources potential of more than 2200 mini, medium and large rivers (just
mention rivers with more than 10 km in length) in national scope is assessed as follows:
Bechara et al. conducted their gambling task with a population of healthy adults and a
population of individuals with damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (VM). They
found that the VM patients, unlike the healthy adults, did not gradually shift their choices
to the more advantageous deck B. Other studies employing Bechara’s design have found
that individuals with damaged orbitofrontal cortex have an impaired ability at adapting their
deck preferences to deck B in comparison to control subjects (Damasio, 1994). Denburg
Health care providers* tend to talk to patients about their disease
rather than train them in the daily management* of their condition.
Therapeutic patient education* is designed therefore to train patients
in the skills* of self-managing or adapting treatment to their particular
chronic disease*, and in coping* processes and skills*. It should also
contribute to reducing the cost* of long-term care to patients and to
In spite of remarkable progress in drug therapy,
childhood and adolescent epilepsy is often a
distressing condition lasting several years before
possible recovery. Adaptation problems to the
disease and also to health recovery are likely to
occur. Stigma and discrimination may persist also
Depression in children and adolescents with
epilepsy is a common but often unrecognized
disorder. Both epilepsy and depression are
characterized by a chronic course and poor long-
term psychosocial outcome.