Quantitative Analysis for Management

Quantitative Analysis for Management

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For undergraduate/graduate level courses in Management Science, Quantitative Analysis, and Decision Models. This best-selling text has long been considered one of the most student accessible texts for the management science course. The new edition retains and updates the traditional, comprehensive coverage of past editions but now adds spreadsheet-based problem solutions to most chapters of the text. In addition, the text is now packaged with free software.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 800 pages
  • 212 x 258 x 36mm | 1,678.28g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 7th Revised US ed
  • 0130215384
  • 9780130215383

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Quantitative Analysis. Supplement 1: Game Theory 2. Probability Concepts and Applications. 3. Fundamentals of Decision Theory Models. 4. Decision Trees with Utility Theory. 5. Forecasting. 6. Inventory Control Models. 7. Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods. 8. Linear Programming Modeling Applications: With Computer Analyses in Excel and QM for Windows. 9. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method. 10. Transportation and Assignment Models. 11. Integer Programming, Goal Programming, Nonlinear Programming, and Branch and Bound Models. Supplement 11: Analytic Hierarchy Process. 12. Network Models. 13. Project Management. 14. Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models. 15. Simulation Modeling. 16. Markov Analysis. APPENDICES. Appendix A. Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve. Appendix B. Unit Normal Loss Integral. Appendix C. Values of e-...l for use in the Poisson Distribution. Appendix D. Using QM for Windows. Appendix E. Using Excel QM. Appendix F. Solutions to Selected Problems. Appendix G. Solutions to Self-Tests. CD-ROM MODULES. Module 1: Statistical Quality Control. Module 2: Dynamic Programming. Module 3: Decision Theory and the Normal Distribution. Module 4: Material Requirements Planning and Just-In-Time Inventory. Module 5: Mathematical Tools: Determinants and Matrices. Module 6: The Binomial Distribution.show more

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