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INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE: QUANTATIVE APPROACHES TO DECISION MAKING

MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT BY WILLIAMS, THOMAS ARTHUR; SWEENEY, DENNIS; ANDERSON, DAVID; WISNIEWSKI, MIK

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9781408088401
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EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
CENGAGE LEARNING EMEA
IMPRINT
CENGAGE LEARNING EMEA
FORMAT
MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT
PAGES
672 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
07 MAY 2014

DESCRIPTION

In the second edition of this highly-regarded text, the accessible application-driven approach that made the first edition so successful has been retained, whilst it has been streamlined and strengthened further to meet the needs of students across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Packed with diverse realistic examples from Scotland to Saudi Arabia, this truly internationalized version of the landmark text from the Anderson, Sweeney and Williams team provides a comprehensive introduction to the subjects of Management Science and Operations Research.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction 2. An Introduction to Linear Programming 3. Linear Programming: Sensitivity Analysis and Interpretation of Solution 4. Linear Programming Applications 5. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method 6. Simplex-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Duality 7. Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems 8. Network Models 9. Project Scheduling: PERT/CPM 10. Inventory Models 11. Queuing Models 12. Simulation 13. Decision Analysis 14. Multicriteria Decisions Conclusion: Management Science in Practice Appendix A: Areas for the Standard Normal Distribution Appendix B: Values of e_l Appendix C: Bibliography and References Appendix D: Self-Test Solutions Glossary Online Contents 15. Integer Linear Programming 16. Forecasting 17. Dynamic Programming 18. Markov Processes