Excel Models for Business and Operations Management
Excel Models for Business and Operations
Excel Models for Business and Operations Management, Second Edition, adopts a structured approach to management decision-making by integrating the activities of a manufacturing organization. The text is entirely assignment-based and uses Microsoft’s Excel software to develop over eighty models. Everyday examples from finance, marketing and operations management form the basis of the book’s ‘hands-on’ development models. As in the previous edition, the emphasis is on the practical implementation of real-world models rather than traditional theoretical concepts. The book’s learn-by-example approach helps to develop both analytical and mathematical skills by focusing on the formulation and building of business models. New features in the second edition include Finance models in a new chapter on investment analysis models Job sequencing including a VBA routine for Johnson’s Rule Multiplicative Holt-Winter’s model All models and reference notes updated to the latest version of Excel Excel Models for Business and Operations Management is ideally suited to intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses, as well as MBA courses, in business studies, finance, accounting, information technology, and operations management. It should be of interest to managers and analysts wh...
- ASIN: 0470015098
Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business
Traction: Get a Grip on Your
Do you have a grip on your business, or does your business have a grip on you?All entrepreneurs and business leaders face similar frustrationspersonnel conflict, profit woes, and inadequate growth. Decisions never seem to get made, or, once made, fail to be properly implemented. But there is a solution. It’s not complicated or theoretical. Based on years of real-world implementation in more than 100 companies, the Entrepreneurial Operating System® is a practical method for achieving the business success you have always envisioned.In Traction, you’ll learn the secrets of strengthening the six key components of your business. You’ll discover simple yet powerful ways to run your company that will give you and your leadership team more focus, more growth, and more enjoyment. Successful companies are applying Traction every day to run profitable, frustration-free businessesand you can too.For an illustrative, real-world lesson on how to apply Traction to your business, check out its companion book, Get A Grip.
- Brand: Benbella Books
- ASIN: B007QWLLV2
Analytics and Decision Support in Health Care Operations Management (Jossey-Bass Public Health)
Analytics and Decision Support in Health Care Operations
A compendium of health care quantitative techniques based in Excel Analytics and Decision Support in Health Care Operations is a comprehensive introductory guide to quantitative techniques, with practical Excel-based solutions for strategic health care management. This new third edition has been extensively updated to reflect the continuously evolving field, with new coverage of predictive analytics, geographical information systems, flow process improvement, lean management, six sigma, health provider productivity and benchmarking, project management, simulation, and more. Each chapter includes additional new exercises to illustrate everyday applications, and provides clear direction on data acquisition under a variety of hospital information systems. Instructor support includes updated Excel templates, PowerPoint slides, web based chapter end supplements, and data banks to facilitate classroom instruction, and working administrators will appreciate the depth and breadth of information with clear applicability to everyday situations. The ability to use analytics effectively is a critical skill for anyone involved in the study or practice of health services administration. This book provides a comprehensive set of methods spanning tactical, operational, and strategic decision mak...
- Brand: Jossey-Bass
- ASIN: 1119219817
Operations Proficiency Model: A Path to Success for Educational Institutions
Operations Proficiency Model: A Path to Success for
The Operations Proficiency Model (OPM) is a performance measurement model specifically developed as a framework and tool to facilitate the identification of continuous improvement initiatives for leaders responsible for maintaining and operating schools and higher education institutions. This model is targeted specifically for maintenance, facilities, energy, and IT organizations that support schools and higher education institutions and was designed as a pragmatic and comprehensive model to illustrate a “Path to Success” for operations organizations. The overarching goal of this model is to provide educational leaders with tools to effectively: • Align institutional, departmental, and individual goals • Communicate effectively with “objective” data and results • Deliver visibility and transparency for organizational results • Facilitate prioritization of resources and initiatives • Provide a catalyst for identifying continuous improvement initiatives This organizational process improvement Model includes five distinct [maturity] Levels indicating operational maturity, along with: • Four [functional] Disciplines • Five [leadership] Dimensions • Multiple Performance Characteristics • Multiple Key Performance Indicators [KPIs] We also developed the OPM STA...
- ASIN: 0615798756
Realistic Model Railroad Operation (Layout Design and Planning)
Realistic Model Railroad Operation (Layout Design and
Respected expert Tony Koester teaches modelers how real railroads operate trains and how to apply those methods to their own model railroads in this extensively updated edition. Learning about timetable-and-train-order operation, as well as how cars are switched, how yards function, how signals work, and more, provides an added dimension of realism and fun for modelers, keeping the hobby fresh and exciting.
- Brand: Kalmbach Publishing Co
- ASIN: 0890249393
- UPC: 064465124800
Enterprise Risk Management Models (Springer Texts in Business and Economics)
Enterprise Risk Management Models (Springer Texts in Business
This book is a comprehensive guide to several aspects of risk, including information systems, disaster management, supply chain and disaster management perspectives. A major portion of this book is devoted to presenting a number of operations research models that have been (or could be) applied to enterprise supply risk management, especially from the supply chain perspective. Each chapter of this book can be used as a unique module on a different topics with dedicated examples, definitions and discussion notes.This book comes at a time when the world is increasingly challenged by different forms of risk and how to manage them. Events of the 21st Century have made enterprise risk management even more critical. Risks such as suspicions surrounding top-management structures, financial and technology bubbles (especially since 2008), as well as the demonstrated risk from terrorism, such as the 9/11 attack in the U.S. as well as more recent events in France, Belgium, and other locations in Europe, have a tremendous impact on many facets of business. Businesses, in fact, exist to cope with risk in their area of specialization.
- Brand: Olson David L
- ASIN: 3662537842
The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition
Models, Methods, Concepts & Applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science)
Models, Methods, Concepts & Applications of the Analytic
This fully revised and updated second edition includes five new chapters addressing the nature of the eigenvector and its applications, including selected uses of the analytic hierarchy process in economic, social, political, and technological areas.
- ASIN: 1489990097
The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business
The Personal MBA: Master the Art of
Master the fundamentals, hone your business instincts, and save a fortune in tuition. The consensus is clear: MBA programs are a waste of time and money. Even the elite schools offer outdated assembly-line educations about profit-and-loss statements and PowerPoint presentations. After two years poring over sanitized case studies, students are shuffled off into middle management to find out how business really works.Josh Kaufman has made a business out of distilling the core principles of business and delivering them quickly and concisely to people at all stages of their careers. His blog has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the best business books and most powerful business concepts of all time. In The Personal MBA, he shares the essentials of sales, marketing, negotiation, strategy, and much more.True leaders aren't made by business schools-they make themselves, seeking out the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to succeed. Read this book and in one week you will learn the principles it takes most people a lifetime to master.
- ASIN: B0046ECJ8M
Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems
Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable,
Data is at the center of many challenges in system design today. Difficult issues need to be figured out, such as scalability, consistency, reliability, efficiency, and maintainability. In addition, we have an overwhelming variety of tools, including relational databases, NoSQL datastores, stream or batch processors, and message brokers. What are the right choices for your application? How do you make sense of all these buzzwords?In this practical and comprehensive guide, author Martin Kleppmann helps you navigate this diverse landscape by examining the pros and cons of various technologies for processing and storing data. Software keeps changing, but the fundamental principles remain the same. With this book, software engineers and architects will learn how to apply those ideas in practice, and how to make full use of data in modern applications.Peer under the hood of the systems you already use, and learn how to use and operate them more effectivelyMake informed decisions by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of different toolsNavigate the trade-offs around consistency, scalability, fault tolerance, and complexityUnderstand the distributed systems research upon which modern databases are builtPeek behind the scenes of major online services, and learn from their architectu...
- ASIN: 1449373321
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