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Introduction to Management Science By Bernard W. Taylor

Introduction to Management Science
by Bernard W. Taylor

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Focusing on the use of mathematical models to solve decision-making problems facing managers, coverage includes linear programming, integer programming, transportation and assignment problems, network flow models, project management, multi-criterial decision making, non-linear programming, and more.
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Introduction to Management Science by Bernard W. Taylor

For courses in Management Science, Quantitative Methods or Decision Models.

This widely adopted text presents an accessible introduction to the techniques and applications of management science. It 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, and includes spreadsheets with solutions in every chapter.

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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. Integer Programming.

6. Transportation, Transshipment and Assignment Problems.

7. Network Flow Models.

8. Project Management.

9. Multicriteria Decision Making.

10. Nonlinear Programming.

11. Probability and Statistics.

12. Decision Analysis.

13. Queuing Analysis.

14. Simulation.

15. Forecasting.

16. Inventory Management.

CD Modules:

A: The Simplex Solution Method.
B: Transportation and Assignment Solution Models.
C: Integer Programming: The Branch and Bound Method.
D: Nonlinear Programming Solution Techniques.
E: Game Theory.
F: Markov Analysis.
Appendix A: Normal Table.
Appendix B: Setting Up and Editing a Spreadsheet.
Appendix C: The Poisson and Exponential Distributions.
Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems.

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Introduction to Management Science by Bernard W. Taylor
Bernard W. Taylor
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Pearson Education (US)
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