9780324202311

An Introduction to Management Science Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324202311

  • ISBN10:

    0324202318

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/12/2004
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

ASW's Introduction to Management Science: A Quantitative Approach to Decision Making provides thorough, application-oriented coverage in a very readable writing style. This is the leading text on the market. Simply put, it's 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 as well.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Introduction
An Introduction To Linear Programming
Linear Programming: Sensitivity Analysis and Interpretation of Solution
Linear Programming Applications
Linear Programming: The Simplex Method
Simplex-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Duality
Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems
Integer Linear Programming
Network Models
Project Scheduling: PERT/CPM
Inventory Models
Waiting Line Models
Simulation
Decision Analysis
Multicriteria Decisions
Forecasting
Markov Processes
Dynamic Programming
Areas For The Standard Normal Distribution
Values Of E-l
References And Bibliography
Solutions To Self-Test Problems and Answers To Even-Numbered Problems
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