Introduction to Management Science: A Modeling and Case Studies Approach with Spreadsheets
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– This text focuses on business situations, including prominent non-mathematical issues, the use spreadsheets, and involves model formulation and assessment more than model structuring.
– Nearly every chapter includes one or two case studies patterned after actual applications.

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1 Introduction
2 Linear Programming: Basic Concepts
3 Linear Programming: Formulation and Applications
4 The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets
5 What-If Analysis for Linear Programming
6 Network Optimization Problems
7 Using Binary Integer Programming to Deal with Yes-or-No Decisions
8 Nonlinear Programming
9 Decision Analysis
10 Forecasting
11 Queueing Models
12 Computer Simulation: Basic Concepts
13 Computer Simulation with Analytic Solver