Management Science

Second edition

by Hans Daellenbach, Don McNickle and Shane Dye

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction

PART I: SYSTEMS AND SYSTEMS THINKING: INTRODUCTION

  1. Systems Thinking and Systems Methodology
  2. Systems Concepts
  3. The Problem Situation
  4. System Models and Diagrams

PART II: MANAGEMENT SCIENCE METHODOLOGIES: INTRODUCTION

  1. Overview of Hard OR Methodology
  2. Soft System Thinking
  3. Implementation and Code of Ethics

PART III: ASSESSING COSTS AND BENEFITS, DEALING WITH TIME

  1. Relevant Costs and Benefits
  2. Discounted Cash Flows
  3. Decision Making Over Time

PART IV: HARD MS/OR METHODS

  1. Marginal and Incremental Analysis
  2. Constrained Decision Making
  3. Multiple Constraints - Linear Programming
  4. Waiting Lines: Stochastic Systems
  5. Simulation in Management Science
  6. Decision and Risk Analysis
  7. Decisions with Multiple Objectives
  8. Bibliography
  9. Glossary of Technical Terms
  10. Index