Computer simulation and its management applications

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Abstract

In this paper, the historical basics of computer simulation are presented, the elementary simulation process is discussed, and several application areas of simulation in the field of business and management are highlighted. It is not the aim of the author to make the business manager an expert, but to provide him a soft introduction to consider the potentials of computer simulation as an effective and efficient decision-support tool to deal with a wide variety of complex management decision problems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-238
Number of pages10
JournalComputers in Industry
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Business
  • History of simulation
  • Management science
  • Simulation analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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