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There are 18 case studies available to you through this home page that do not appear in your text. For example, if you enter Chapter 3 below, which addresses Decision Theory, you will find the Ruth Jones' Heart Bypass case and the Drink-at-Home case. These allow for more in-depth treatment of the subject and supplement the Blake Electronics case in Chapter 3 of the book. Solutions to the cases on this home page are available to the instructor by email request to the authors.
Companies You Can Study Through this Internet Location
Throughout your textbook, dozens of companies are described in QA in Action boxes and in Real World Modeling boxes. An internet icon appears next to most boxes for firms that we provide easy linkages to. We list those companies on a chapter-by-chapter basis. For example, American Airlines' home page can be reached directly by hypertext link in Chapter 11 below. By highlighting the American Airlines name, we allow you to quickly and easily reach that home page.
Once you have "arrived at" this address, you have two choices:
In either case, we always welcome feedback and new ideas for both our book and this home page. Feel free to email either one of us. Our email addresses are firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
QM for Windows
QM for windows is the decision support software that is illustrated throughout this book and is available to readers. As with any software package, updates are a constant process. To receive the latest information about this program, you can link directly to QM for Windows home page through this internet address:
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