## Management science: an introduction to the use of decision models |

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### Contents

MODELS | 1 |

THE TRANSPORTATION MODEL | 16 |

Further Considerations in the Solution | 34 |

Copyright | |

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activity addition algorithm allocation approach assumptions average basic branch and bound calculations capacity cell coefficient constraint critical path analysis decision variables demand denote determine distribution center equation estimate example EXHIBIT expected payoff expected profit exponential distribution exponential smoothing feasible solution Figure fixed cost forecast error formula holding cost increase initial integer inventory level IP problem linear programming lost sales LP relaxation machine manager maximize method mini-team minimize month newsboy normal distribution Novon number of customers objective function occur operating optimal solution order quantity parameters period plant plywood Poisson possible probability distribution purchase queueing model random numbers range of validity represent result Review Exercise safety stock sample schedule seasonal factor setup shadow price simulation model smoothing constant Snurfer specific Step Suppose Table Tech Rep techniques tion tomatoes total cost trend trucks unit cost week