Introductory Management Science
Decision Modeling with Spreadsheets
|Format:||Mixed media product, 880 pages, 5th edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations, ports.|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 24 December 1997|
Suitable for a management science or operations research course which takes a spreadsheet approach, this text introduces readers to the key ideas of modelling and management decision making. The book offers a conceptual foundation for all topics and the role of spreadsheet modelling techniques in th larger context of business decision-making.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Models and modelling: introduction to modelling; spreadsheet modelling. Part 2 Optimization: linear programming - formal models, linear programming - spreadsheet models; linear programming - geometric representations and graphical solutions; linear programming - interpreting the Solver Sensitive Report; linear programming - applications; Integer and non-linear models; multi-objective decision making. Part 3 Modelling under uncertainty: decision analysis; Monte Carlo simulation; simulation with spreadsheet add-ins; queuing models; forecasting; project management. Part 4 Implementation: implementation. Appendices: basic concepts in probability; answers to odd numbered problems; Excel commands useful for modelling; Solver tips and messages.
|Publisher: ||Pearson US Imports & PHIPEs|
|Dimensions: ||26.0 x 21.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.63 kg)|