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Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets / Edition 3
     

Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets / Edition 3

by Stephen G. Powell, Kenneth R. Baker
 

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ISBN-10: 0470530677

ISBN-13: 9780470530672

Pub. Date: 10/26/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Now in its third edition, Management Science helps business professionals gain the essential skills needed to develop real expertise in business modeling. The biggest change in the text is the conversion of software from Crystal Ball to Risk Solver to reflect changes in the field. More coverage of management science topics has been added. Broader coverage of

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Now in its third edition, Management Science helps business professionals gain the essential skills needed to develop real expertise in business modeling. The biggest change in the text is the conversion of software from Crystal Ball to Risk Solver to reflect changes in the field. More coverage of management science topics has been added. Broader coverage of Excel demonstrates how to create models. Additional open-ended case studies that are less structured have also been included along with new exercises. These changes will help business professionals learn how to apply the information in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470530672
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/26/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Modeling in a Problem-Solving Framework

Chapter 3: Basic Excel Skills

Chapter 4: Advanced Excel Skills

Chapter 5: Spreadsheet Engineering

Chapter 6: Analysis using Spreadsheets

Chapter 7: Data Analysis for Modeling

Chapter 8: Regression Analysis

Chapter 9: Short-term Forecasting

Chapter 10: Nonlinear Optimization

Chapter 11: Linear Optimization

Chapter 12: Optimization of Network Models

Chapter 13: Integer Optimization

Chapter 14: Optimization of Non-smooth Models

Chapter 15: Decision Analysis

Chapter 16: Monte Carlo Simulation

Chapter 17: Optimization in Simulation

Modeling Cases

Appendix: Basic Probability Concepts

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