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Operations Research: Principles and Practice

Pradeep Prabhakar Pai

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ISBN 10: 0198075472 / ISBN 13: 9780198075479
Published by Oxford Higher Education/Oxford University Press, 2012
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Operations Research: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive textbook specially designed to meet the needs of business management students. It explains the concepts and managerial applications of operations research lucidly, with the help of graphs, tables, and numerous solved examples. Comprising 18 chapters, the book provides an in-depth coverage of linear programming problem and its various applications/extensions such as assignment problems, transportation problems, and integer and goal programming. Also, various theories and processes related to inventory management methods, sequencing, and queuing theory have been covered in detail. The book covers important topics such as network analysis tools, Markov chains, and decision theory. It concludes with chapters on investment analysis and non-linear programming. A comprehensive chapter on game theory applications adds further value to the book. This book would also be useful for students pursuing postgraduate courses in operations research and commerce. Besides, it offers valuable insights into the subject for practitioners to optimize in business situations. Printed Pages: 844. Bookseller Inventory # 53983

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Title: Operations Research: Principles and Practice

Publisher: Oxford Higher Education/Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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Operations Research is a comprehensive textbook specially designed to meet the needs of MBA/PGDM students. It explains the concepts of operations research lucidly, and provides important insights for managerial applications. The concepts are supplemented with graphs, tables, and numerous solved examples.

Spread across 18 chapters, the book provides an in-depth coverage of Linear Programming and its various applications/extensions such as Assignment problems, Transportation problems, Integer and Goal programming. Various theories and processes related to Inventory Management methods, Sequencing, and Queuing theory have been covered in detail. A comprehensive chapter on Game theory applications adds further value to the book. The book covers important topics such as Network Analysis tools, Markov chains and Decision theory in the later part. It concludes with chapters on Investment analysis and Non-linear programming.

The book would equip the readers with analytical skills required to effectively manage various organizational resources and processes. Students pursuing post graduate courses in operations research and commerce would also find the book helpful. Practitioners would find the book useful to optimize business situations and select the best strategy from amongst the various alternatives available.

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Pradeep Pai is presently an Associate Professor with Chetna's Institute of Management and Research in Mumbai. With degrees in engineering and management, he has a rich and varied functional experience of around two decades in consulting, marketing, and operations across manufacturing and service sector companies. He has been associated with premier management schools in Mumbai and Ahmedabad as a visiting/adjunct faculty.

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