9780130331908

Introduction to Management Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130331908

  • ISBN10:

    0130331902

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
Management Science
1(25)
Linear Programming: Model Formulation and Graphical Solution
26(40)
Linear Programming: Computer Solution and Sensitivity Analysis
66(38)
Linear Programming: Modeling Examples
104(70)
Integer Programming
174(40)
Transportation, Transshipment, and Assignment Problems
214(48)
Network Flow Models
262(44)
Project Management
306(51)
Multicriteria Decision Making
357(58)
Nonlinear Programming
415(26)
Probability and Statistics
441(39)
Decision Analysis
480(58)
Queuing Analysis
538(40)
Simulation
578(58)
Forecasting
636(60)
Inventory Management
696(42)
Appendix A Normal Table 738(2)
Appendix B Setting Up and Editing a Spreadsheet 740(4)
Appendix C The Poisson and Exponential Distributions 744(2)
Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems 746(8)
Glossary 754(5)
Index 759(6)
Photo Credits 765

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