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An Introduction to Management Science: Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making [With Access Code]

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Learn today's management science concepts and techniques from a leader in the field. The key purpose of this book is to provide a sound conceptual understanding of the role that management science plays in the decision-making process. AN INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE is applications-oriented and continues to use the problem-scenario approach in which a problem is ...more
Hardcover, 896 pages
Published March 15th 2010 by South Western Educational Publishing (first published 1976)
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Haytham Badawey
The book is really helpful. The chapters and solved examples are very well elaborated. Chapters 15 (goal programming) and chapter 17 (markov processes) were very helpful compared to other books in the field.

This book is especially important in these chapters:

- chapter 15 of this book has the best explanation and solved examples that teaches goal programming, no other book teaches goal programming like this book.

- chapter 17, Markov Chains, is the best explanation. I never understood markov chain
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Overall, I feel I learned a lot from this text. I bought the international edition, which came with a software disc called "The Management Scientist." I later found out this software was not included with the U.S. edition, which proved to give me a leg up (I felt) as compared to the rest of the students in my class.
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