9780131536883

Quantitative Analysis For Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131536883

  • ISBN10:

    0131536885

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/10/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Fully integrated with the personal computer, this easy-to-use book provides readers with the skills to necessary to apply the techniques of quantitative analysis in all kinds of organizational decision-making situations. It covers every major topic in the quantitative analysis/management science field, showing how each technique works, discussing the assumptions and limitations of the models, and illustrating the real-world usefulness of each technique with many applications and case studies in both profit-making and nonprofit organizations. A FREE CD-ROM readers can use to solve the examples presented in the book is conveniently packaged with the book providing Excel QM, Crystal Ball, TreePlan, QM for Windows and data files for examples. Probability Concepts and Applications, Decision Theory, Decision Trees with Utility Theory, Forecasting, Inventory Control Models, Linear Programming Models, Linear Programming: The Simplex Method. Transportation and Assignment Models, Integer Programming, Goal Programming, Non Linear Programming, and Branch and Bound Models, Analytic Hierarchy Process, Network Models, Project Management, Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models, Simulation Modeling, Markov Analysis, Using QM for Windows, Using Excel OM. Appropriate for business managers and analysts.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
Probability Concepts and Applications
Decision Models and Decision Trees
Regression Models
Forecasting
Inventory Control Models
Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods
Linear Programming Modeling Applications and Computer Analyses
Linear Programming: The Simplex Method
Transportation and Assignment Models
Integer Programming, Goal Programming, and Nonlinear Programming
Network Models
Project Management
Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models
Simulation Modeling
Markov Analysis
Statistical Quality Control
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