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Easy to understand-even for learners with limited math backgrounds, this book uses a modeling approach to provide thorough coverage of the basic techniques in quantitative methods and focuses on the managerial applications of these techniques. An interesting and reader friendly writing style makes for a clear presentation, complete with all the necessary assumptions and mathematical details.Chapter topics include probability concepts and applications, decision models and decision trees, regression models, forecasting, inventory control models, linear programming modeling applications and computer analyses, network models, project management, simulation modeling, and more.For an introduction toquantitative analysis, quantitative management, operations research, or management science-especially for those individuals preparing for work in agricultural economics and health care fields.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
Probability Concepts and Applications
Inventory Control Models
Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods
Linear Programming Modeling Applications:With Computer Analyses in Excel and QM for Windows
Linear Programming: The Simplex Method
Transportation and Assignment Models
Integer Programming, Goal Programming, and Nonlinear Programming
Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models
Statistical Quality Control
Analytic Hierarchy Process M1-1
Dynamic Programming M2-1
Decision Theory and the Normal Distribution M3-1
Game Theory M4-1
Mathematical Tools: Determinants and Matrices M5-1
Calculus-Based Optimization M6-1
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