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inventory

 [in´ven-tor″e]
a comprehensive list of personality traits, aptitudes, and interests.
California Personality inventory CPI; a self-report, true-false questionnaire designed to measure aspects of personality style. It is generally used in counseling situations or for less than severe psychopathology.
Millon Clinical Multiaxial inventory MCMI; a true-false, self-report questionnaire designed to produce a profile of the personality style and structure underlying mental disorders.
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality inventory MMPI; a psychological test in questionnaire form in which the answers to true-false statements show dimensions of the subject's personality structure and provide comparison with responses made by persons in various diagnostic categories.

in·ven·tor·y

(in'ven-tōr-ē),
A detailed, often descriptive, list of items, used in psychological and psychiatric assessment of various behavioral phenomena. See: construct (2).

inventory

/in·ven·to·ry/ (in´ven-tor″e) a comprehensive list of personality traits, aptitudes, and interests; some of the most popular include the California Personality I. (CPI), Millon Clinical Multiaxial I. (MCMI), and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality I. (MMPI).

inventory

Psychometrics A questionnaire or test designed to measure aptitudes, interest or traits. See Hogean Personality Inventory, Miller Clinical Inventory, Multiaxial Inventory, MMPI, NEO Personality Inventory, Social Support Inventory, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Texas Primary Reading inventory, Tobacco Withdrawal Symptoms Inventory.

in·ven·tor·y

(in'vĕn-tōr-ē)
A detailed, often descriptive, list of items.

in·ven·tor·y

(in'vĕn-tōr-ē)
A detailed, often descriptive, list of items, tools, devices, dressings, or materials.

inventory,

n an itemized compilation of materials on hand.
inventory, equipment,
n a detailed listing of all the nonexpendable items owned and used in the practice of the profession.
inventory, materials,
n a detailed listing of expendable supplies that are on hand in the practice. This is a constantly fluctuating list, depending on the quantity of the various materials presently on hand.
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Estimates of stockout rates in retail stores have consistently averaged above 8 percent, the rates reported from Peckham (1963) to Gruen, Corsten and Bharadwaj (2002) are reasonably similar.
From unnecessary expenses to shelf-level stockouts, this is a problem not unique to Australian wines, but throughout the retail industry.
This decision also determines the receiver's stockout risk and level of safety stock.
While customer service is an important criterion to a firm, holding large amounts of inventory to prevent a stockout is not always possible because of the costs involved; for example, item costs, carrying costs, ordering costs, stockout costs, and capacity-related costs.
If the Beer Game is played a second round where the decision-makers in the system are allowed to talk to one another, the results are typically dramatic improvements in terms of inventory levels and stockouts.
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When the projected available balance is negative for a period, the system recommends that an order be placed in an earlier slot to avoid a stockout.