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Managerial Decision Modeling with Spreadsheets

Managerial Decision Modeling with Spreadsheets

  • Nagraj Balakrishnan
  • Author: Nagraj Balakrishnan
    • ISBN:9789332518216
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332518211
    • Price:Rs. 910.00
    • Pages:586
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    The perfect balance between decision modeling and spreadsheet use.

    It's important that textbooks support decision modeling courses by combining student's ability to logically model and analyze diverse decision-making scenarios with software-based solution procedures. Balakrishnan offers the perfect balance of the decision modeling process and the use of spreadsheets to set up and solve decision models.

    The third edition has been updated to reflect the latest version of Excel.


    Table of Content

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Managerial Decision Modeling
    Chapter 2: Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods

    Chapter 3: Linear Programming Modeling Applications with Computer Analyses in Excel

    Chapter 4: Transportation, Assignment, and Network Models
    Chapter 5: Integer, Goal, and Nonlinear Programming Models

    Chapter 6: Project Management

    Chapter 7: Decision Analysis

    Chapter 8: Queuing Models

    Chapter 9: Simulation Modeling

    Chapter 10: Forecasting Models

    Online Chapter 11: Inventory Control Models

    Appendix A: Probability Concepts and Applications
    Appendix B: Useful Excel 2010 Commands and Procedures for Installing ExcelModules
    Appendix C: Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve
    Appendix D: Brief Solutions to All Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems

    Salient Features

    • NEW! Present the latest: Updated Software Coverage.
    ? All of the Excel coverage in this text has been updated to Excel 2007/2010.
    ? The illustration of Microsoft Project and Crystal Ball has been updated to their latest versions.
    ? The software program, Excel Modules, that accompanies this text has also been updated to suit Excel 2010 as well as 32-bit and 64-bit systems.
    • Provide a balanced approach: Three-step FrameworkFormulation or problem setup
    ? Model solution
    ? Interpretation of the results and what-if analysis
    • NEW! Offer plenty of practice: New and Revised End-of-chapter Problems.
    • NEW! Show today's new techniques: New Topics.
    • Highlight the real-world implications: Decision Modeling in Action Boxes.