Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis: A Practical Introduction to Management Science, Revised (with Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM, Microsoft Project 2007, Crystal Ball Pro Printed Access Card) / Edition 5

Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis: A Practical Introduction to Management Science, Revised (with Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM, Microsoft Project 2007, Crystal Ball Pro Printed Access Card) / Edition 5

by Cliff Ragsdale
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0324656637

ISBN-13: 9780324656633

Pub. Date: 10/12/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Cliff Ragsdale is an innovator of the spreadsheet teaching revolution and is highly regarded in the field of management science. The revised fifth edition of SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS retains the elements and philosophy that has made its past editions so successful. New topics have been added as well as examples that are relevant to decision making

Overview

Cliff Ragsdale is an innovator of the spreadsheet teaching revolution and is highly regarded in the field of management science. The revised fifth edition of SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS retains the elements and philosophy that has made its past editions so successful. New topics have been added as well as examples that are relevant to decision making in today's business world. This version of SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS has been updated for use with Microsoft Office Excel 2007. It provides succinct instruction in the most commonly used management science techniques and shows how these tools can be implemented using the most current version of Excel for Windows. This text also focuses on developing both algebraic and spreadsheet modeling skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324656633
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/12/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Modeling and Decision Analysis. 2. Introduction to Optimization and Linear Programming. 3. Modeling and Solving LP Problems in a Spreadsheet. 4. Sensitivity Analysis and the Simplex Method. 5. Network Modeling. 6. Integer Linear Programming. 7. Goal Programming and Multiple Objective Optimization. 8. Nonlinear Programming & Evolutionary Optimization. 9. Regression Analysis. 10. Discriminant Analysis. 11. Time Series Forecasting. 12. Introduction to Simulation using Crystal Ball. 13. Queuing Theory. 14. Project Management. 15. Decision Analysis.

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