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Introduction to management science: a modeling and case studies approach with spreadsheets

By: Hillier, Frederick S.
Contributor(s): Hillier, Mark S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The McGraw-Hill/Irwin Series Operations and Decision Sciences. Publisher: New Delhi McGraw-Hill Education 2016Edition: 4th ed.Description: xix, 629 p. With CD at Acc.No: CD002478.ISBN: 0072493682; 9789339222178.Subject(s): Management science | Operations research | ManagementDDC classification: 658.4 Summary: Introduction to Management Science, 4e, offers a unique model approach and integrates the use of Excel. Through this approach students are better able to grasp the essential concepts covered in the course and see their utility. Each chapter includes a case study that is meant to show the students a real and interesting application of the topics addressed in that chapter. These cases and related applications cut across all functional areas of business and show how management science techniques apply in the business environment. (http://www.mheducation.co.in/9789339222178-india-introduction-to-management-science)
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Table of Contents:

Chapter1 Introduction

Chapter2 Linear Programming: Basic Concepts

Chapter3 Linear Programming: Formulation and Applications

Chapter4 The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets

Chapter5 What-If Analysis for Linear Programming

Chapter6 Network Optimization Problems

Chapter7 Using Binary Integer Programming to Deal with
Yes-or-No Decisions

Chapter8 Nonlinear Programming

Chapter9 Decision Analysis

Chapter10 Forecasting

Chapter11 Queueing Models

Chapter12 Computer Simulation: Basic Concepts

Chapter13 Computer Simulation with Crystal Ball

Introduction to Management Science, 4e, offers a unique model approach and integrates the use of Excel. Through this approach students are better able to grasp the essential concepts covered in the course and see their utility. Each chapter includes a case study that is meant to show the students a real and interesting application of the topics addressed in that chapter. These cases and related applications cut across all functional areas of business and show how management science techniques apply in the business environment.

(http://www.mheducation.co.in/9789339222178-india-introduction-to-management-science)

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