Operations Research

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-891-1

Student Price : Rs.375

Student Dollar Price : 15$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2010

Book Weight :0

About The Book

In today`s competitive business, engineers, executives, administrators and managers in almost all fields of business apply the techniques of Operations Research or Management Science to make better and more accurate decisions based on vast amounts of data and information available to them.

Quantitative methods or quantitative analysis are used in various functional areas of business such as accountancy, finance, marketing, production/operations, product design, research and development, organizational development/human resource management and so on.

Quality and timeliness of decisions taken by managers are significant factors influencing the success of any business organisation and managers are evaluated mainly on the result of their decisions.

This book consists of 10 chapters as per the syllabus of MBA program of the Uttar Pradesh Technological University (UPTU). However, students of MBA program of any other Indian university may also find this book useful for their studies.

Book Content of Operations Research

Chapter 1: Introduction To Operations Research 
Chapter 2: Assignment Problems 
Chapter 3: Transportation Problems 
Chapter 4: Linear Programming Problems 
Chapter 5: Network Analysis 
Chapter 6: Queuing Models 
Chapter 7: Inventory Models 
Chapter 8: Simulation 
Chapter 9: Replacement Models 
Chapter 10: Game Theory 

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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