Anderson, David

An introduction to management science : quantitative approaches to decision making / Anderson, David ... [et al.] - 3rd ed. - Hampshire : Cengage Learning, 2017 - XV, 669 p. ; 26 cm.



1.Introduction2.An Introduction to Linear Programming3.Linear Programming: Sensitivity Analysis and Interpretation of Solution4.Linear Programming Applications5.Linear Programming: The Simplex Method6.Simplex-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Duality7.Transportation, Assignment and Transshipment Problems8.Network Models9.Project Scheduling: PERT/CPM10.Inventory Models11.Queuing Models12.Simulation13.Decision Analysis14.Multicriteria DecisionsConclusion: Management Science in PracticeAppendix A Areas for the Standard Normal DistributionAppendix B Values of e_lAppendix C Bibliography and ReferencesAppendix D Self-Test SolutionsOnline chapters15.Integer Linear Programming16.Forecasting17.Dynamic Programming18.Markov Processes

The third edition of this highly-regarded text has been fully updated whilst maintaining the accessible and comprehensive style that makes this text so popular. 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 complete introduction to the subjects of Management Science and Operations Research.


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