Operation Research

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-802-7

Student Price : Rs.250

Student Dollar Price : 10$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 398

Book Weight :515

About The Book

Operation Research is the systematic application of quantitative methods, techniques and tools to the analysis of problems involving operation of systems. To manage their organizations efficiently and effectively, managers need to analyze vast amount of relevant data based on which they need to take effective decisions. Operations research which involves systematic analysis of quantitative data helps managers in making effective decisions. Some important quantitative techniques such as Linear Programming, Transportation Method, Network Analysis and Decision Analysis are discussed comprehensively in this book to enable the students to acquire knowledge in these topics and apply the same in their area of operation as future managers. Even though this is tailor-made for BMS Degree program of Mumbai University, it fulfills the requirement of any other Bachelor Degree program of any Indian University.

Contents :

1. Introduction to Operation Research
2. Linear Programming
3. Transportation Problems
4. Assignment Problems
5. Network Analysis
6. Decision Analysis

About The Author

K. Shridhara Bhat, a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with postgraduate diploma in Industrial Management and Master`s degree in Business Administration is currently engaged in part-time teaching as a visiting professor and consultancy in the field of management education and industry.

Earlier, he worked as Professor and Head of the Department of Management Studies, East Point College of Engineering and Technology and BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore during the period of 1994 to 2005.

Before taking up teaching profession, he served Bharat Electronics for a period of about 26 years in the areas of Production and Operations Management, Materials Management, Research and Development, Human Resource Management, etc.

He has authored books in subjects such as – Production and Operations Management, Total Quality Management, Materials Management, Inventory Management, Business Process Reengineering, Operations Research and Quantitative Techniques, Management and Behavioural Processes, World-class Manufacturing, Logistics Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, etc.

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