Introduction to Management Science and Student CD Package : International Edition
This text presents an accessible introduction to the techniques and applications of management science. It is designed to make the subject easily understandable and interesting for students with limited mathematical backgrounds 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. The book includes spreadsheets with solutions in every chapter and many examples of how to solve management science models on the computer.
- Mixed media product | 772 pages
- 202 x 252 x 32mm | 1,401.59g
- 01 Nov 2003
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
- 8th edition
Table of contents
Management science; linear programming - model formulation and graphical solution; linear programming - computer solution and sensitivity analysis; linear programming - modelling examples; integer programming; transportation, transshipment and assignment problems; network flow models; project management; multicriteria decision making; nonlinear programming; probability and statistics; decision analysis; queuing analysis; simulation; forecasting; inventory management. Appendices: normal table; setting up and editing a spreadsheet; the Poisson and exponential distributions. Solutions to odd-numbered problems.