Introduction to Management Science

Introduction to Management Science

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For courses in Management Science, Quantitative Methods or Decision Models.This widely adopted text presents an accessible introduction to the techniques and applications of management science. It is designed to make the subject easy to understand, interesting and accessible for students with limited mathematical background or skills. The author focuses on management science not only as a collection of techniques and processes, but as a philosophy and method for approaching problems in a logical manner, and includes spreadsheets with solutions in every chapter.
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  • Hardback | 784 pages
  • 211.8 x 262.4 x 34.8mm | 1,596.66g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 7th edition
  • index
  • 0130331902
  • 9780130331908

Table of contents

1. Management Science. 2. Linear Programming: Model Formulation and Graphical Solution. 3. Linear Programming: Computer Solution and Sensitivity Analysis. 4. Linear Programming: Modeling Examples. 5. Integer Programming. 6. Transportation, Transshipment and Assignment Problems. 7. Network Flow Models. 8. Project Management. 9. Multicriteria Decision Making. 10. Nonlinear Programming. 11. Probability and Statistics. 12. Decision Analysis. 13. Queuing Analysis. 14. Simulation. 15. Forecasting. 16. Inventory Management. CD Modules: A: The Simplex Solution Method. B: Transportation and Assignment Solution Models. C: Integer Programming: The Branch and Bound Method. D: Nonlinear Programming Solution Techniques. E: Game Theory. F: Markov Analysis. Appendix A: Normal Table. Appendix B: Setting Up and Editing a Spreadsheet. Appendix C: The Poisson and Exponential Distributions. Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems. Glossary. Index.
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