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Valuable software, realistic examples, and fascinating topics . . . everything you need to master the most widely used management science techniques using Microsoft Excel is right here! Learning to make decisions in today's business world takes training and experience. Cliff Ragsdale--the respected innovator in the field of management science--is an outstanding guide to help you learn the skills you need, use Microsoft Excel for Windows to implement those skills, and gain the confidence to apply what you learn to real business situations. SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS gives you step-by-step instructions and annotated screen shots to make examples easy to follow. Plus, interesting sections called The World of Management Science show you how each topic has been applied in a real company.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Modeling and Decision Analysis
Introduction to Optimization and Linear Programming
Modeling and Solving LP Problems in a Spreadsheet
Sensitivity Analysis and the Simplex Method
Integer Linear Programming
Goal Programming and Multiple Objective Optimization