Quantitative Analysis for Management, 13th edition

  • Barry Render, 
  • Ralph M. Stair, 
  • Michael E. Hanna, 
  • Trevor S. Hale

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Quantitative Analysis for Management will help you develop a real-world understanding of business analytics, quantitative methods, and management science. With this practical approach, you'll get an accessible introduction to mathematical models. Then you'll learn how to apply those models using clear, step-by-step instructions. With each new model, you'll reinforce your understanding with practice.

For more intricate mathematical procedures, the 13th Edition offers a flexible approach. The text is designed to flow seamlessly, enabling you to focus on the sections where you require the most clarification. The design also allows you to home in on managerial problems and solutions when that's what's needed.

Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137501403

Subject: Operations Management

Category: Management Science

Table of contents

Brief Contents

  1. Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
  2. Probability Concepts and Applications
  3. Decision Analysis
  4. Regression Models
  5. Forecasting
  6. Inventory Control Models
  7. Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods
  8. Linear Programming Applications
  9. Transportation, Assignment, and Network Models
  10. Integer Programming, Goal Programming, and Nonlinear Programming
  11. Project Management
  12. Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models
  13. Simulation Modeling
  14. Markov Analysis
  15. Statistical Quality Control

Online Module 1: Analytic Hierarchy Process

Online Module 2: Dynamic Programming

Online Module 3: Decision Theory and the Normal Distribution

Online Module 4: Game Theory

Online Module 5: Mathematical Tools: Determinants and Matrices

Online Module 6: Calculus-Based Optimization

Online Module 7: Linear Programming: The Simplex Method

Online Module 8: Transportation, Assignment, and Network Algorithms

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