Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis (with CD-ROM and Microsoft Project 2003 120 day version) / Edition 5

Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis (with CD-ROM and Microsoft Project 2003 120 day version) / Edition 5

by Cliff Ragsdale
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324312563

ISBN-13: 9780324312560

Pub. Date: 05/03/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Valuable software, realistic examples, and fascinating topics . . . everything you need to master the most widely used management science techniques using Microsoft Excel™ is right here! Learning to make decisions in today's business world takes training and experience. Cliff Ragsdale—the respected innovator in the field of management science—is an

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Valuable software, realistic examples, and fascinating topics . . . everything you need to master the most widely used management science techniques using Microsoft Excel™ is right here! Learning to make decisions in today's business world takes training and experience. Cliff Ragsdale—the respected innovator in the field of management science—is an outstanding guide to help you learn the skills you need, use Microsoft Excel for Windows to implement those skills, and gain the confidence to apply what you learn to real business situations. SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS gives you step-by-step instructions and annotated screen shots to make examples easy to follow. Plus, interesting sections called The World of Management Science show you how each topic has been applied in a real company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324312560
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/03/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.40(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. 9. Regression Analysis. 10. Discriminant Analysis. 11. Time-Series Analysis. 12. Introduction to Simulation using Crystal Ball. 13. Queuing Theory. 14. Project Management. 15. Decision Analysis.

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