A Professional's Guide to Problem Solving with Decision Science

A Professional's Guide to Problem Solving with Decision Science

by Frank A. Tillman, Deandra T Cassone


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ISBN-13: 9780999767115
Publisher: Pioneering Partnerships LLC
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Pages: 298
Sales rank: 1,162,279
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Frank A. Tillman served as President of the management consultancies HTX International and IBES, Inc. He served as Department Head at Kansas State University, where he published more than 50 professional articles and six books and advised several Masters and Ph.D. theses.

Deandra T. Cassone is a Senior Professor of Practice at Kansas State University. She has spent more than 25 years in industry consulting and management roles in Fortune 100 companies. Her interest include building structured decision-making models and she has been awarded numerous business process patents.

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PART I: The Method

1: Define Objectives and Identify Metrics

2: Explore the Environment

3: Explore the Scope of the Problem and Its Importance

4: Data Mining and Statistical Analysis

5: Solve the Problem and Measure the Results

6: Evaluate the Results and Do Sensitivity Analysis

7: Rules for Building Effective Decision Models

PART II: Case Studies

8: Logistics Service Provider

9: New Product Development

10: Airline Merger

Appendix A: Overview of Methodologies

Appendix B: Detailed Methodologies


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