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Student Resources

Many of the books by Dynamic Ideas include additional spreadsheets and/or software for use with the textbook.

The Analytics Edge

Additional resources available to all readers:

  • Datasets for some chapters and the exercises.
  • R Instruction Manual and R Script files.

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Operations Strategy: Principles and Practice – 2nd Edition

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Data, Models and Decisions

Download Spreadsheets: Spreadsheet data and partially-and/or fully-constructed spreadsheet models are available for many of the cases in the book. You may click the button to initiate a file download.

Crystal Ball® Simulation Software . The simulation case models in Chapter 5 are designed to work with Crystal Ball® simulation software, which is a Microsoft Excel® add-on. Instructions on obtaining the Crystal Ball® software can be found on our page to get Crystal Ball Software .

Optimization Over Integers

Download There are a fair number of exercises that are given at the end of each chapter. The models and data used in these exercises have been prepared in Cplex. You may click the button to initiate a file download of this material.

Developing Spreadsheet Based DSS, 2nd Edition and
Developing Web-Enabled DSS

Additional course material that contains valuable resources for students is available at the books’ website

Principles of Supply Chain Management

Download Student resources available for this book are available for download as a single packaged archive file in "zip" format. The contents include:

  • Chapter PowerPoint files
  • Excel files for case studies
  • Practice quizzes