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Introduction to Management Science, CourseSmart eTextbook, 11th Edition

By Bernard W. Taylor

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 4, 2012

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For undergraduate or graduate courses in Management Science, Quantitative Methods, and Decision Modeling.  


Introduction to Management Science shows students how to approach decision-making problems in a straightforward, logical way. 


By focusing on simple, straightforward explanations and examples with step-by-step details of the modeling and solution techniques, this text makes the mathematical topics of Management Science less complex.


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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$119.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-275192-6