9780077825560

Introduction to Management Science with Student CD and Risk Solver Platform Access Card A Modeling and Cases Studies Approach with Spreadsheets

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077825560

  • ISBN10:

    007782556X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 4/9/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The fifth edition text focuses on business situations, including prominent non-mathematical issues, the use spreadsheets, and involves model formulation and assessment more than model structuring. The text has three key elements: modeling, case studies, and spreadsheets. In addition to examples, nearly every chapter includes one or two case studies patterned after actual applications to convey the whole process of applying management science.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Linear Programming: Basic Concepts

Chapter 3: Linear Programming: Formulation and Applications

Chapter 4: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets

Chapter 5: What-If Analysis for Linear Programming

Chapter 6: Network Optimization Problems

Chapter 7: Using Binary Integer Programming to Deal with Yes-or-No Decisions

Chapter 8: Nonlinear Programming

Chapter 9: Decision Analysis

Chapter 10: Forecasting

Chapter 11: Queuing Models

Chapter 12: Computer Simulation: Basic Concepts

Chapter 13: Computer Simulation with Risk Solver Platform

APPENDIXES

Appendix A: Tips for Using Microsoft Excel for Modeling

Appendix B: Partial Answers to Selected Problems

INDEX

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