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Introduction to Management Science - With CD

Introduction to Management Science - With CD - 12th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324399806

Cover of Introduction to Management Science - With CD 12TH 08 (ISBN 978-0324399806)
ISBN13: 978-0324399806
ISBN10: 0324399804
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 12TH 08
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $323.50

Introduction to Management Science - With CD - 12TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324399806

David R. Anderson and Dennis J. Sweeney

ISBN13: 978-0324399806
ISBN10: 0324399804
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 12TH 08
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Learn today's management science concepts and techniques--and how they will benefit you in the classroom and business world beyond--with the definitive leader in management science, INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE: A QUANTITATIVE APPROACH TO DECISION MAKING, 12E. The latest edition of this leading text blends a readable style with a wealth of examples that demonstrate how businesses throughout the world use management science techniques to further their success. Proven, realistic problems help strengthen critical problem-solving skills, while numerous self-test exercises with complete solutions allow you to immediately check your personal understanding of the material.

Every new edition now includes the highly respected LINGO 10 software that is integrated with text problems to help you develop the skills to use this, Excel, and many other valuable software packages to resolve management science problems. This edition now places greater emphasis on the applications of management science and use of computer software with less focus on algorithms. Much of the algorithm coverage as well as Excel templates and add-in software, and the user-friendly Management Scientist software are available on the text's accompanying Student CD. Trust INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 12E to introduce the management science skills you need now and into the future with clarity you can understand and practicality you can immediately apply.

Table of Contents

Introduction p. 1
An introduction to linear programming p. 30
Linear programming : sensitivity analysis and interpretation of solution p. 94
Linear programming applications in marketing, finance, and operations management p. 159
Advanced linear programming applications p. 218
Distribution and network models p. 260
Integer linear programming p. 318
Nonlinear optimization models p. 366
Project scheduling : PERT/CPM p. 410
Inventory models p. 447
Waiting line models p. 496
Simulation p. 536
Decision analysis p. 595
Multicriteria decisions p. 650
Forecasting p. 695
Markov processes p. 748
Linear programming : Simplex method on CD
Simplex-based sensitivity analysis and duality on CD
Solution procedures for transportation and assignment problems on CD
Minimal spanning tree on CD
Dynamic programming on CD
Areas for the standard normal distribution p. 774
Values of e[superscript -[lambda]] p. 775
References and bibliography p. 776
Self-test solutions and answers to even-numbered problems p. 778
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