9780324145632

Introduction to Management Science A Quantitative Approach to Decision Making with CD-ROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324145632

  • ISBN10:

    0324145632

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/13/2002
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

ASW's Introduction to Management Science: A Quantitative Approach to Decision Making, 10e provides thorough, application-oriented coverage in a very readable writing style. This is the best traditional text on the market. Simply put, this is a classic! The problem-scenario approach introduces quantitative procedures through situations that include both problem formulation and technique application.The extensive linear programming coverage includes problem formulation, computer solution, and practical application. The text covers transportation, assignment, and the integer programming extension of linear programming, as well as advanced topics like waiting line models, simulation, and decision analysis. A large selection of problems includes self-test problems with complete solutions and case problems. Excel spreadsheet appendices are included in this edition as well.

Table of Contents

Preface xix
About the Authors xxv
Introduction
1(30)
An Introduction to Linear Programming
31(59)
Linear Programming: Sensitivity Analysis and Interpretation of Solution
90(57)
Linear Programming Applications
147(77)
Linear Programming: The Simplex Method
224(43)
Simplex-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Duality
267(29)
Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems
296(72)
Integer Linear Programming
368(44)
Network Models
412(30)
Project Scheduling: PERT/CPM
442(37)
Inventory Models
479(46)
Waiting Line Models
525(40)
Simulation
565(59)
Decision Analysis
624(63)
Multicriteria Decision Problems
687(44)
Forecasting
731(50)
Markov Processes
781(25)
Dynamic Programming
806(68)
Appendixes
Appendix A Areas for the Standard Normal Distribution
835(1)
Appendix B Value of e-λ
836(1)
Appendix C References and Bibliography
837(2)
Appendix D Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
839(12)
Appendix E Solutions to Self Test Problems
851(23)
Index 874

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