Julian Scott Yeomans is a Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems at York University in Toronto. His current research projects focus upon web-enabled decision support systems.


Publications:
Industrial Ecology and SustaINABILITY: Long-term Waste Storage Difficulties Encountered in the Recovery and Reclamation of Durable Electronic Products

New industrial ecology regulations have banned the disposal of durable electronic products. However, these products are not suitable for industrial ecology and will, instead, produce unsustainable hazardous waste storage issues.

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A Web-Enabled Decision Support System for Analyzing, Benchmarking, and Communicating Company Performance within an Industry Sector

A web-enabled decision support system that combines financial and environmental performance dimensions is demonstrated for analyzing, rating, ranking, and benchmarking a group of companies within the Metals and Mining Industry.

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A Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking Support System for Comparing the Waste and Energy Usage of Schools in Toronto

A multi-criteria performance evaluation system is presented. The web-enabled system permits interactive, on-line analysis by remote users and subsequent results can be communicated over the internet.

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Is Legislation Enforcing Materials Recovery, Remanufacturing, and Industrial Ecology in the Electronics Industry Sustainable?

This study examines concurrent industrial ecology and waste disposal legislation in the electronics industry. Is legislation simultaneously enforcing industrial ecology while banning waste disposal sustainable?

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Combining Non-Subjective Quantitative Techniques with Qualitative Visual Approaches in the Assessment of Large Portfolios of R&D Projects

A decision support system used for the assessment of a portfolio of R&D projects, that effectively combines quantitative techniques with a qualitative visualization of managerial insights, is demonstrated.

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Reductions in Green House Gas Emissions through Improved Energy Use in Buildings

Buildings account for more than one third of global energy use. Improving building energy use is therefore essential to reduce associated global greenhouse gas emissions.

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Can Carbon Trading be Effectively Implemented at the International Level to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

Emissions trading for the Kyoto protocol have only been considered at the national level. The additional characteristics necessary for successful international implementation will be considered.

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Sustainability, Climate Change and Energy Use in Buildings

Buildings account for more than one third of global energy use. Addressing building energy use is therefore essential for mitigating climate change and for sustainability.

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Constructions of Strategies Toward Success in English Literacy in Children by Dual-Language Families: A Qualitative Research Proposal

More research and a theoretical framework is necessary to study show how children from bilingual families succeed or not at English literacy acquisition.

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Applications of Information Technology Techniques for Water Resources Planning Under Uncertainty

Water resource policy formulation proves extremely complicated because most water management systems contain significant stochastic uncertainty. Simulation-optimization technologies can efficiently generate multiple near-best policy alternatives.

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