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Introduction to Management Science, Ninth Edition
By Bernard  W.  Taylor  III -  Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Pub Date : February 01, 2006
Print ISBN-10 : 0-13-196133-0
Print ISBN-13 : 978-0-13-196133-3
eText ISBN-10 : 0-13-173796-1
eText ISBN-13 : 978-0-13-173796-9
Pages : 800
 


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      Preface xiii
        Learning Features xiii
        Microsoft Project xvi
        Instructors' and Students' Supplements xvii
        Acknowledgments xviii
      Chapter 1.   Management Science 1
        The Management Science Approach to Problem Solving 2
        Model Building: Break-Even Analysis 7
        Computer Solution 12
        Management Science Modeling Techniques 16
        Business Usage of Management Science Techniques 18
        Management Science Models in Decision Support Systems 20
        Summary 22
        References 23
        Problems 23
        Case Problem 27
        Case Problem 27
        Case Problem 28
      Chapter 2.   Linear Programming: Model Formulation and Graphical Solution 29
        Model Formulation 30
        A Maximization Model Example 30
        Graphical Solutions of Linear Programming Models 34
        A Minimization Model Example 47
        Irregular Types of Linear Programming Problems 53
        Characteristics of Linear Programming Problems 55
        Summary 57
        References 57
        Example Problem Solutions 57
        Problems 61
        Case Problem 69
        Case Problem 70
        Case Problem 70
      Chapter 3.   Linear Programming: Computer Solution and Sensitivity Analysis 71
        Computer Solution 72
        Sensitivity Analysis 79
        Summary 92
        References 92
        Example Problem Solution 93
        Problems 95
        Case Problem 107
        Case Problem 108
        Case Problem 108
      Chapter 4.   Linear Programming: Modeling Examples 110
        A Product Mix Example 111
        A Diet Example 116
        An Investment Example 119
        A Marketing Example 125
        A Transportation Example 129
        A Blend Example 132
        A Multiperiod Scheduling Example 135
        A Data Envelopment Analysis Example 140
        Summary 144
        References 145
        Example Problem Solution 145
        Problems 147
        Case Problem 176
        Case Problem 176
        Case Problems 177
        Case Problem 178
        Case Problems 179
      Chapter 5.   Integer Programming 180
        Integer Programming Models 181
        Integer Programming Graphical Solution 185
        Computer Solution of Integer Programming Problems with Excel and QM for Windows 187
        01 Integer Programming Modeling Examples 194
        Summary 203
        References 203
        Example Problem Solution 203
        Problems 204
        Case Problem 216
        Case Problems 217
        Case Problem 218
        Case Problems 219
        Case Problem 220
      Chapter 6.   Transportation, Transshipment, and Assignment Problems 222
        The Transportation Model 223
        Computer Solution of a Transportation Problem 226
        The Transshipment Model 230
        The Assignment Model 234
        Computer Solution of an Assignment Problem 235
        Summary 238
        References 239
        Example Problem Solution 239
        Problems 240
        Case Problem 266
        Case Problem 266
        Case Problem 267
        Case Problem 268
        Case Problem 269
        Case Problem 270
      Chapter 7.   Network Flow Models 272
        Network Components 273
        The Shortest Route Problem 274
        The Minimal Spanning Tree Problem 281
        The Maximal Flow Problem 286
        Summary 292
        References 293
        Example Problem Solution 293
        Problems 295
        Case Problem 314
        Case Problem 315
        Case Problem 317
        Case Problem 319
      Chapter 8.   Project Management 320
        The Elements of Project Management 321
        CPM/PERT 329
        Probabilistic Activity Times 338
        Microsoft Project 345
        Project Crashing and TimeCost Trade-off 352
        Formulating the CPM/PERT Network as a Linear Programming Model 357
        Summary 364
        References 364
        Example Problem Solution 365
        Problems 367
        Case Problem 386
        Case Problem 387
      Chapter 9.   Multicriteria Decision Making 389
        Goal Programming 390
        Graphical Interpretation of Goal Programming 394
        Computer Solution of Goal Programming Problems with QM for Windows and Excel 397
        The Analytical Hierarchy Process 404
        Scoring Models 416
        Summary 418
        References 418
        Example Problems Solutions 418
        Problems 422
        Case Problem 447
        Case Problem 448
        Case Problem 449
      Chapter 10.   Nonlinear Programming 451
        Nonlinear Profit Analysis 452
        Constrained Optimization 455
        Solution of Nonlinear Programming Problems with Excel 458
        A Nonlinear Programming Model with Multiple Constraints 461
        Nonlinear Model Examples 463
        Summary 468
        References 469
        Example Problem Solution 469
        Problems 469
        Case Problem 474
        Case Problem 475
      Chapter 11.   Probability and Statistics 476
        Types of Probability 477
        Fundamentals of Probability 479
        Statistical Independence and Dependence 483
        Expected Value 490
        The Normal Distribution 492
        Summary 504
        References 504
        Example Problem Solution 504
        Problems 506
        Case Problem 513
      Chapter 12.   Decision Analysis 514
        Components of Decision Making 515
        Decision Making Without Probabilities 516
        Decision Making with Probabilities 523
        Decision Analysis with Additional Information 538
        Utility 545
        Summary 547
        References 547
        Example Problem Solution 547
        Problems 551
        Case Problem 568
        Case Problem 569
        Case Problem 569
        Case Problem 570
      Chapter 13.   Queuing Analysis 572
        Elements of Waiting Line Analysis 573
        The Single-Server Waiting Line System 574
        Undefined and Constant Service Times 584
        Finite Queue Length 587
        Finite Calling Population 590
        The Multiple-Server Waiting Line 593
        Additional Types of Queuing Systems 598
        Summary 599
        References 599
        Example Problem Solution 600
        Problems 601
        Case Problems 609
        Case Problem 610
      Chapter 14.   Simulation 611
        The Monte Carlo Process 612
        Computer Simulation with Excel Spreadsheets 617
        Simulation of a Queuing System 623
        Continuous Probability Distributions 627
        Statistical Analysis of Simulation Results 632
        Crystal Ball 634
        Verification of the Simulation Model 643
        Areas of Simulation Application 643
        Summary 645
        References 646
        Example Problem Solution 647
        Problems 649
        Case Problem 663
        Case Problem 664
      Chapter 15.   Forecasting 666
        Forecasting Components 667
        Time Series Methods 669
        Forecast Accuracy 683
        Time Series Forecasting Using Excel 688
        Time Series Forecasting Using QM for Windows 690
        Regression Methods 691
        Summary 702
        References 702
        Example Problem Solutions 703
        Problems 705
        Case Problem 725
        Case Problem 726
        Case Problem 726
      Chapter 16.   Inventory Management 728
        Elements of Inventory Management 729
        Inventory Control Systems 731
        Economic Order Quantity Models 733
        The Basic EOQ Model 733
        The EOQ Model with Noninstantaneous Receipt 739
        The EOQ Model with Shortages 742
        EOQ Analysis with QM for Windows 746
        EOQ Analysis with Excel and Excel QM 746
        Quantity Discounts 747
        Reorder Point 752
        Determining Safety Stock By Using Service Levels 754
        Order Quantity for a Periodic Inventory System 758
        Summary 759
        References 760
        Example Problem Solutions 760
        Problems 761
        Case Problem 769
        Case Problem 769
        Case Problem 770
        Case Problem 770
      Appendix A.   Normal and Chi-Square Tables 773
      Appendix B.   Setting Up and Editing a Spreadsheet 775
        Titles and Headings 775
        Borders 775
        Column Centering 776
        Deleting and Inserting Rows and Columns 776
        Decimal Places 776
        Increasing or Decreasing the Spreadsheet Area 777
        Expanding or Reducing Column and Row Widths 777
        Inserting an Equation or a Formula into a Cell 777
        Printing a Spreadsheet 777
      Appendix C.   The Poisson and Exponential Distributions 779
        The Poisson Distribution 779
        The Exponential Distribution 780
      Solutions to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems 781
        Chapter 1 781
        Chapter 2 781
        Chapter 3 781
        Chapter 4 782
        Chapter 5 783
        Chapter 6 784
        Chapter 7 784
        Chapter 8 785
        Chapter 9 785
        Chapter 10 786
        Chapter 11 786
        Chapter 12 786
        Chapter 13 786
        Chapter 14 787
        Chapter 15 787
        Chapter 16 787
      Glossary 789
        A 789
        B 789
        C 789
        D 790
        E 790
        F 790
        G 790
        H 790
        I 790
        J 791
        L 791
        M 791
        N 791
        O 791
        P 791
        Q 792
        R 792
        S 792
        T 793
        U 793
        V 793
        W 793
        Z 793
      Photo Credits 803
      Module  A.   The Simplex Solution Method A-1
        Converting the Model into Standard Form A-2
        The Simplex Method A-5
        Summary of the Simplex Method A-16
        Simplex Solution of a Minimization Problem A-16
        A Mixed Constraint Problem A-21
        Irregular Types of Linear Programming Problems A-23
        The Dual A-30
        Sensitivity Analysis A-34
        Problems A-43
      Module  B.   Transportation and Assignment Solution Methods B-1
        Solution of the Transportation Model B-2
        Solution of the Assignment Model B-22
        Problems B-25
      Module  C.   Integer Programming: The Branch and Bound Method C-1
        The Branch and Bound Method C-2
        Problems C-11
      Module  D.   Nonlinear Programming Solution Techniques D-1
        The Substitution Method D-2
        The Method of Lagrange Multipliers D-4
        Problems D-7
      Module  E.   Game Theory E-1
        Game Theory E-2
        Types of Game Situations E-2
        A Pure Strategy E-3
        A Mixed Strategy E-6
        Problems E-10
      Module  F.   Markov Analysis F-1
        The Characteristics of Markov Analysis F-2
        The Transition Matrix F-5
        Steady-State Probabilities F-8
        Additional Examples of Markov Analysis F-12
        Special Types of Transition Matrices F-13
        Excel Solution of the Debt Example F-16
        Problems F-17
        Case Problem F-26
        Case Problem F-26
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Introduction to Management Science
Introduction to Management Science (10th Edition)
ISBN: 0136064361
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 358

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