Operations Research by Pradeep Prabhakar Pai

Operations Research

byPradeep Prabhakar Pai

Paperback | June 14, 2012

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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 numeroussolved 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, andQueuing 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 andNon-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 optimizebusiness situations and select the best strategy from amongst the various alternatives available.

About The Author

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...

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Title:Operations ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:744 pages, 9.84 × 7.48 × 1.34 inPublished:June 14, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198075472

ISBN - 13:9780198075479

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. The Assignment Problem3. The Transportation Problem4. Linear Programming5. Extension of Linear Programming Problem6. Sequencing7. Inventory Planning and Management8. Dynamic Programming9. Queuing Theory10. Game Theory11. Replacement Theory12. Network Analysis13. Simulation14. Markov Chains15. Forecasting16. Decision Theory17. Investment Analysis18. Introduction to Non-linear ProgrammingAppendix