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Balakrishnan offers the perfect balance of the decision modeling process and the use of spreadsheets to set up and solve decision models.


The third edition has been updated to reflect the latest version of Excel.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Managerial Decision Modeling
Chapter 2: Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods

Chapter 3: Linear Programming Modeling Applications with Computer Analyses in Excel

Chapter 4: Linear Programming Sensitivity Analysis

Chapter 5: Transportation, Assignment, and Network Models
Chapter 6: Integer, Goal, and Nonlinear Programming Models

Chapter 7: Project Management

Chapter 8: Decision Analysis

Chapter 9: Queuing Models

Chapter 10: Simulation Modeling

Chapter 11: Forecasting Models

Online Chapter 12: Inventory Control Models

Appendix A: Probability Concepts and Applications
Appendix B: Useful Excel 2010 Commands and Procedures for Installing ExcelModules

Appendix C: Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve

Appendix D: Brief Solutions to All Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems

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