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Introduction to Management Science, 11th Edition

By Bernard W. Taylor

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 9, 2012


A simple, straightforward approach to modeling and solution techniques.


Introduction to Management Science shows readers how to approach decision-making problems in a straightforward, logical way. Through the use of clear explanations and examples, this text helps readers learn how to solve problems and make decisions based on the results.


The eleventh edition reflects the latest version of Excel, and provides many new problems for instructors to assign.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Management Science

Chapter 2: Linear Programming: Model Formulation and Graphical Solution

Chapter 3: Linear Programming: Computer Solution and Sensitivity Analysis

Chapter 4: Linear Programming: Modeling Examples

Chapter 5: Integer Programming

Chapter 6: Transportation, Transshipment, and Assignment Problems

Chapter 7: Network Flow Models

Chapter 8: Project Management

Chapter 9: Multicriteria Decision Making

Chapter 10: Nonlinear Programming

Chapter 11: Probability and Statistics

Chapter 12: Decision Analysis

Chapter 13: Queuing Analysis

Chapter 14: Simulation

Chapter 15: Forecasting

Chapter 16: Inventory Management


Appendix A: Normal and Chi-Square Tables

Appendix B: Setting Up and Editing a Spreadsheet

Appendix C: The Poisson and Exponential Distributions

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ISBN-10: 0-13-275191-7

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-275191-9

Format: Book


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