Management Science

Management Science

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This text focuses on teaching the "thinking process" used in quantitive decision making. It emphasizes the building of optimization models before entering data, so that students obtain better understanding of results; it also stresses computer analysis and interpreting outputs for decision solving.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 850 pages
  • 178 x 235mm | 1,450g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • International edition
  • 0130974862
  • 9780130974860

Table of contents

Introduction to management science; the art and science of building deterministic models; applications of linear programming; linear programming - the graphical approach, a conceptual approach to the simplex alogorithm, using the computer; multi-objective optimization using goal programming; linear integer programming - algorithms and applications; distribution network problems - transportation, trans-shipment, and assignment problems; project management - PERT/CPM; decision analysis; inventory models; queuing models; analysing a single line, multiple channel queuing system with exponential arrival and service processes (M/M/C); computer simulation - applications and statistical analysis; forecasting.show more