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Quantitative Analysis for Management Hardcover – 8 Jan. 2014

Quantitative Analysis for Management Hardcover – 8 Jan. 2014

Paper Back Author: by Barry Render, Michael E. Hanna, Ralph M. Stair Jr., Trevor S. Hale Seller name : Amazon
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Quantitative Analysis for Management is a great beginner’s text for anyone interested in applying more quantitative methods to Management Studies or Decision Modelling applications.


What does this book cover?


This is an ideal text for students and educators alike, as it describes the theoretical background for quantitative analysis, then shows clearly how these concepts translate into the techniques used by mangers in the real world.


In addition to online access to modules on transportation, assignment & network algorithms, mathematical tools like determinants & matrices, the simplex method of linear programming, game theory, dynamic programming, decision theory & normal distribution, calculus-based optimization and analytic hierarchy processes, Quantitative Analysis for Management covers:


  • Decision Analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Integer Programming, Goal Programming, and Nonlinear Programming
  • Inventory Control Models
  • Linear Programming Applications
  • Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods
  • Markov Analysis
  • Probability Concepts and Applications
  • Project Management
  • Regression Models
  • Simulation Modelling
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models


About the Author


Barry Render has written extensively on both operations and supply chain management. Ralph Stair has several published volumes on organisational development and quantitative analysis. Trevor Hale has been a major contributor to both this edition of the book and Quantitative Analysis for Management, Global Edition.



Here, they have presented a text which uses software to effectively focus on the managerial aspects of quantitative analysis, rather than on algorithm construction and maths.