Managerial Applications of Operations Research

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A collection of readings which provides managers and students with a compilation of articles illustrating the application of operations research to aid in managerial decision making. Subject areas of application include management of the government, health, and business systems, with emphasis placed upon the systematic documentation of successful applications of operations research to managerial decisions. Suitable for upper level undergraduate and graduate students of operations research in business, engineering, and applied mathematics, and for operations research managers and practitioners.

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Editorial Reviews

John C. Papageoriou
The book fills an existing gap and it should prove to be a very useful supplement to a variety of nonintroductory operations research or operations management courses.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819122285
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 2/3/1982
  • Pages: 452
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

N.K. Kwak is Professor of Management Sciences at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. Marc James Schniederjans teaches in the Department of Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Professor Kwak is the author of Quantitative Decision Theory for Management (Bopmoosa Publishers, 1979), Quantitative Models for Business Decisions (Duxbury Press, 1980), and Mathematical Programming with Business Applications (McGraw-Hill, 1973).

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