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Quantitative decision making with spreadsheet applications / Lawrence L. Lapin, William D. Whisler

By: Lapin, Lawrence L.
Contributor(s): Lapin, Lawrence L. Quantitative methods for business decisions | Whisler, William D [(j.a.)].
Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Duxbury/Thomson Learning, c2002Edition: 7th ed.Description: xv, 807 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 0534380247 (hbk.).Subject(s): Decision making -- Mathematical models | Operations research | Statistical decisionDDC classification: 658.403
Contents:
I. Introduction. Ch. 1. Introduction to Quantitative Methods. Ch. 2. Introduction to Spreadsheets with Excel. - II. Decision Making and Planning with Uncertainty. Ch. 3. Probability Concepts: Quantifying Uncertainty. Ch. 4. Probability Distributions and Expected Value. Ch. 5. Decision-Making Concepts. Ch. 6. Decision-Making and Risk: Certainty Equivalents and Utility. Ch. 7. Forecasting. - III. Resource Allocation. Ch. 8. Linear Programming. Ch. 9. Linear Programming Applications and Computer Solutions. Ch. 10. Sensitivity Analysis and Duality in Linear Programming. Ch. 11. Integer and Goal Programming. - IV. Distribution, Routing, and Scheduling. Ch. 12. Transportation and Assignment Problems. Ch. 13. Network Models. Ch. 14. Project Management with PERT and CPM. - V. Inventory Management. Ch. 15. Inventory Decisions with Certain Factors. Ch. 16. Inventory Decisions with Uncertain Factors. - VI. Simulation and Waiting Lines. Ch. 17. Waiting Line (Queues). Ch. 18. Simulation. - Bibliography. - Appendix Tables. A. Cumulative Values for the Binomial Probability Distribution. B. Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve. C. Loss Fuction for Decision Making with the Normal Curve. D. Exponential Functions. E. Cumulative Probability Values for the Poisson Distribution. F. Random Numbers. G. Critical Values of D for Kilmogorov-Smirnov Goodness-of-Fit Test. - Answers to Selected Problems. - Index
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658.403 LAP (Browse shelf) CD-ROM 1 Available SHTEx,70004,03,GR 1000808546

Rev. ed. of: Quantitative methods for business decisions. 6th ed. c1994

I. Introduction. Ch. 1. Introduction to Quantitative Methods. Ch. 2. Introduction to Spreadsheets with Excel. - II. Decision Making and Planning with Uncertainty. Ch. 3. Probability Concepts: Quantifying Uncertainty. Ch. 4. Probability Distributions and Expected Value. Ch. 5. Decision-Making Concepts. Ch. 6. Decision-Making and Risk: Certainty Equivalents and Utility. Ch. 7. Forecasting. - III. Resource Allocation. Ch. 8. Linear Programming. Ch. 9. Linear Programming Applications and Computer Solutions. Ch. 10. Sensitivity Analysis and Duality in Linear Programming. Ch. 11. Integer and Goal Programming. - IV. Distribution, Routing, and Scheduling. Ch. 12. Transportation and Assignment Problems. Ch. 13. Network Models. Ch. 14. Project Management with PERT and CPM. - V. Inventory Management. Ch. 15. Inventory Decisions with Certain Factors. Ch. 16. Inventory Decisions with Uncertain Factors. - VI. Simulation and Waiting Lines. Ch. 17. Waiting Line (Queues). Ch. 18. Simulation. - Bibliography. - Appendix Tables. A. Cumulative Values for the Binomial Probability Distribution. B. Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve. C. Loss Fuction for Decision Making with the Normal Curve. D. Exponential Functions. E. Cumulative Probability Values for the Poisson Distribution. F. Random Numbers. G. Critical Values of D for Kilmogorov-Smirnov Goodness-of-Fit Test. - Answers to Selected Problems. - Index

1 CD-ROM : Decision tools to accompany Lapin and Whisler's Quantitative decision making, 7th edition. Standard suite. Student version.

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