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Updated for use with Microsoft Office Excel 2016 with an emphasis on model formulation and interpretation rather than on computer code or algorithms,Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisionsexamines the core methods used by managers in their everyday problem solving situations. This text provides the reader with a process to improve their own critical thinking, management judgment, and communication with their end-user clients.
Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisionsfocuses on five fundamental topics of quantitative business decision making and management science, making it suitable for a survey course in management science, but specific enough to satisfy upper division elective courses and graduate level MBA courses in quantitative methods or business decision making.
The new fifth edition ofSpreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions:
Includes a new chapter on inventory modeling and incorporates the Risk Solver Platform (RSP) for decision analysis, simulation, and optimization.
Features examples, as well as exercises, that guide the reader in forming their own decision making process, understanding the output from their analysis, and communicating that analysis in written and verbal form.
Includes an enhanced online learning package featuring: supplementary software programs, such asRisk Solver Platform, Treeplan, @Risk, and other add-ins for spreadsheets; integrated case studies, decision tree add-in programs, video lectures, interactive quizzes, and much more.