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Quantitative Methods for Business - With CD

Quantitative Methods for Business - With CD - 10th edition

Quantitative Methods for Business - With CD - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780324312652

ISBN10: 0324312652

Quantitative Methods for Business - With CD by David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney and Thomas A. Williams - ISBN 9780324312652
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
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Quantitative Methods for Business - With CD by David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney and Thomas A. Williams - ISBN 9780324312652

ISBN13: 9780324312652

ISBN10: 0324312652

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 06

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Summary

This revision of QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR BUSINESS provides students with a conceptual understanding of the role that quantitative methods play in the decision-making process. This text describes the many quantitative methods that have been developed over the years, explains how they work, and shows how the decision-maker can apply and interpret data. Written with the non-mathematician in mind, this text is applications-oriented. Its "Problem-Scenario Approach" motivates and helps students understand and apply mathematical concepts and techniques. In addition, the managerial orientation motivates students by using examples that illustrate situations in which quantitative methods are useful in decision making.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Introduction to Probability.

3. Probability Distributions.

4. Decision Analysis.

5. Utility and Game Theory.

6. Forecasting.

7. Introduction to Linear Programming.

8. Linear Programming: Sensitivity Analysis and Interpretation of Solution.

9. Linear Programming Applications.

10. Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems.

11. Integer Linear Programming.

12. Project Scheduling: PERT/CPM.

13. Inventory Models.

14. Waiting Line Models.

15. Simulation.

16. Markov Processes.

17. Multicriteria Decisions.

Appendixes A-F.

Index.