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Quantitative Analysis for Management, 11th Edition

By Barry Render, Ralph M. Stair, Michael E. Hanna

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 1, 2011


A solid foundation in quantitative methods and management science.


Render/Stair/Hanna puts an emphasis on model building and computer applications to show readers how the techniques presented in the text are used in business. This text’s use of software also allows readers to focus on the managerial problem, while spending less time on the mathematical details of the algorithms.


In the eleventh edition, Excel 2010 has been incorporated throughout the text and an even greater emphasis on modeling is provided.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Quantitative Analysis

Chapter 2. Probability Concepts and Applications

Chapter 3. Decision Analysis

Chapter 4. Regression Models

Chapter 5. Forecasting

Chapter 6. Inventory Control Models

Chapter 7. Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods

Chapter 8. Linear Programming Applications

Chapter 9. Transportation and Assignment Models

Chapter 10. Integer Programming, Goal Programming, and Nonlinear Programming

Chapter 11. Network Models

Chapter 12. Project Management

Chapter 13. Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models

Chapter 14. Simulation Modeling

Chapter 15. Markov Analysis

Chapter 16. Statistical Quality Control

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Package ISBN-13: 9781269922210

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