Introduction to Management Science (What's New in Operations Management)
Author: Bernard Taylor
Number Of Pages: 864
Release Date: 02-01-2018
Details: Product Description For undergraduate courses in management science. A logical, step-by-step approach to complex problem-solving Introduction to Management Science gives readers a strong foundation in how to make decisions and solve complex problems using both quantitative methods and software tools. In addition to extensive examples, problem sets, and cases, the 13th Edition incorporates Excel 2016 and other software resources, developing readers’ ability to leverage the technology they will use throughout their careers. By practicing these modeling techniques, readers gain a useful framework for problem-solving that they can then apply in the workplace. About the Author Bernard W. Taylor, III received the PhD and MBA from the University of Georgia and a BIE from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has served as President of the Decision Sciences Institute and as a member of its Eecutive Committee and Board of Directors. He also served as the Program Chair for the 988 National Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Meeting in Las Vegas, Associate Program Chairman, Council Member, Vice-President, Treasurer, and as the Editor of Decision Line, the newsletter of DSI. He was named a Fellow of DSI in 98. He is a past President, Vice-President, and Program Chairman of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute. In 99 he was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from DSI, and in 98 he received the Distinguished Service Award for Southeast DSI. He is author of the book Introduction to Management Science (Pearson, th edition), and co-author of Operations Management (Wiley, 9th edition), and, Management Science (W.C. Brown, th edition). Dr. Taylor has published numerous articles in such journals as Operations Research, Management Science, Decision Sciences, IIE Transactions, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Computers and Operations Research, Omega, and the International Journal of Production Research, among others. In 98 he received the Stanley T. Hardy Award for the greatest contribution to the field of production and operations management for his paper in Decision Sciences (with Huang and Rees) on the Japanese kanban production system. He has also served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Management, the Review of Business and Economic Research, and Computers and Operations Research. Taylor's research and teaching interests are in the areas of management science applications and operations management. He has received the University Certificate of Teaching Ecellence on four occasions and the College of Business Teaching Ecellence Award once. In 989 he was awarded the College of Business PhD Teaching Ecellence Award. He served as Head of the Department of Business Information Technology from 983 to 7.
Package Dimensions: 10.1 x 8.2 x 1.4 inches