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Introduction to Management Science By Bernard W. Taylor

Introduction to Management Science
by Bernard W. Taylor

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Intended for a course on Management Science, Quantitative Methods or Decision Models, this text presents an introduction to the techniques and applications of management science. It focuses on management science not only as a collection of techniques and processes, but also as a philosophy and method for approaching problems in a logical manner.
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Introduction to Management Science by Bernard W. Taylor

For a course on Management Science, Quantitative Methods or Decision Models, this widely adopted text presents an accessible introduction to the techniques and applications of management science. This text science is designed to make the subject easy to understand, interesting and accessible for students with limited mathematical background or skills. The author focuses on management science not only as a collection of techniques and processes, but as a philosophy and method for approaching problems in a logical manner.

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Table of Contents




1. Management Science.


2. Linear Programming: Model Formulation and Graphical Solution.


3. Linear Programming: Computer Solution and Sensitivity Analysis.


4. Linear Programming: Modeling Examples.


5. The Simplex Solution Method.


6. Transportation and Assignment Problems.


7. Integer Programming.


8. Multicriteria Decision Making.


9. Nonlinear Programming.


10. Network Flow Models.


11. Project Management.


12. Probability and Statistics.


13. Decision Analysis and Game Theory.


14. Markov Analysis.


15. Queuing Analysis.


16. Simulation.


17. Forecasting.


18. Inventory Management.


19. The Manager and Management Science: Information Systems.


Appendix A: Normal Table.


Appendix B: Setting Up and Editing a Spreadsheet.


Appendix C: The Poisson and Exponential Distributions..


Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems.


Glossary.


Index.

Additional information

GOR003630077
Introduction to Management Science by Bernard W. Taylor
Bernard W. Taylor
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pearson Education (US)
1998-08-05
880
0139181032
9780139181030
N/A
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