Management Science

Management Science : An Introduction

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This text combines comprehensive and rigorous coverage of topics with a clear, simple presentation of the material. It provides a balanced coverage of methods and their application to real business decisions. Great care has been taken to emphasize the problem solving or model building aspects without ignoring the explanation of relevant techniques. This book should be of interest to students taking introductory courses in quantitative methods and management science on business and management degrees and diplomas, and graduate courses.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 736 pages
  • 193.04 x 238.76 x 40.64mm | 1,496.85g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • PWS
  • London, United States
  • English
  • 0534060064
  • 9780534060060

Table of contents

Introduction to management science. Mathematical review. Breakeven analysis. Forecasting. Introduction to linear programming. Linear programming. Model formulations. LP simplex method. Sensitivity analysis and duality. PERT/CPM. Transportation and assignment models. Other network models. Goal programming. Integer programming. Inventory models. Probability review. Decision making. Decision mwdels. Markov processes. Game theory. Queuing analysis: waiting-line problems. Simulation. Dynamic programming. Calculus review. Non linear models. Implementation.show more