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Quantitative Analysis for Management

Quantitative Analysis for Management

Author(s):
  • Barry Render
  • Ralph M. Stair Jr.
  • Author: Barry Render
    • ISBN:9789332568853
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332568855
    • Price:Rs. 709.00
    • Pages:640
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    "Quantitative Analysis for Management, 12e, is a textbook aimed at helping undergraduate and graduate

    students develop an in-depth understanding of business analytics, quantitative methods, and management

    science. To enable students connect how the techniques presented in this book apply in the real world,

    computer-based applications and examples are a major focus of this edition. Mathematical models, with all

    the necessary assumptions, are presented in a clear and jargon-free language. The solution procedures are

    then applied to example problems alongside step-by-step "how-to" instructions."

     

    Table of Content

    "Chapter 1 Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
    Chapter 2 Probability Concepts and Applications
    Chapter 3 Decision Analysis
    Chapter 4 Regression Models
    Chapter 5 Forecasting
    Chapter 6 Inventory Control Models
    Chapter 7 Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods
    Chapter 8 Linear Programming Applications
    Chapter 9 Transportation, Assignment, and Network Models
    Chapter 10 Integer Programming, Goal Programming, and Nonlinear Programming
    Chapter 11 Project Management
    Chapter 12 Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models
    Chapter 13 Simulation Modeling
    Chapter 14 Markov Analysis
    Chapter 15 Statistical Quality Control
    Online Modules
    1 Analytic Hierarchy Process M1-1
    2 Dynamic Programming M2-1
    3 Decision Theory and the Normal
    Distribution M3-1
    4 Game Theory M4-1
    5 Mathematical Tools: Determinants
    and Matrices M5-1
    6 Calculus-Based Optimization M6-1
    7 Linear Programming: The Simplex
    Method M7-1
    8 Transportation, Assignment, and
    Network Algorithms M8-1"
     

    Salient Features

    "1) An introduction to business analytics is provided.
    2) Excel 2013 is incorporated in all the chapters.
    3) The transportation, assignment, and network models have been combined into one chapter (that is,
    Chapter 9) focused on modeling with linear programming.
    4) Specialized algorithms for the transportation, assignment, and network methods have been combined
    into Online Module 8.
    5) New examples, over 25 problems, 8 QA in Action applications, 4 Modeling in the Real World features,
    and many new case studies have been added throughout the textbook. Other problems and case studies
    have been updated."