Essentials of Management Science

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The book is designed primarily as support for students taking an introductory course in management science or operations research. It could be used as a core text for short courses and also as a supplement to other courses where students may benefit from additional coverage and practice of the key models and techniques.

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Essentials of Management Science

Morten Helbaek & Brock McLellan

 

So, you’re taking a course in management science - or operations research - and it’s a challenge. Many textbooks are intimidating in their length and detail and may seem more than you need. Isn’t there another way to master the subject and pass your course?

Yes, there is and it’s in your hands. Essentials of Management Science is the book that tells you just what you need to know – nothing more, nothing less.

 

Essentials of Management Science is written specifically for anyone taking a first course in the subject, and provides a concise overview of key mathematical models for making business decisions. Using a range of examples in everyday use, it shows clearly how managers use scientific methods to solve business problems.

 

Essentials of Management Science encourages you to practise your quantitative decision-making and problem-solving skills with its own successful formula:

Theory in Action vignettes showing practical applications and real-world relevance

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Key models clearly explained and illustrated with Excel-based examples

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Problems at the end of the chapter encouraging you to put techniques into practice

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Solutions to problems at www.pearsoned.co.uk/helbaek

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Knowledge and skills to pass your course

 

So become a model student, and forecast yourself a good grade by using Essentials of Management Science.

 

About the Author:

Morten Helbaek is an experienced teacher and researcher in management science and is currently Associate Professor at Nord-Trondelag University College, Norway.

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