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