The Sixth edition of Introduction to Management Science focuses on business situations, including prominent non-mathematical issues, the use spreadsheets, and involves model formulation and assessment more than model structuring. The text has three key elements: modeling, case studies, and spreadsheets. In addition to examples, nearly every chapter includes one or two case studies patterned after actual applications to convey the whole process of applying management science.
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
11 Queueing Models
12 Computer Simulation: Basic Concepts
13 Computer Simulation with Analytic Solver
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