Classic Computer Magazine Archive COMPUTE! ISSUE 26 / JULY 1982 / PAGE 191

Sybex Releases Book For Business Managers

Executive Planning with BASIC by X. T. Bui has just been released by Sybex. With this book, the business manager will learn to use a personal computer to accelerate decision-making and planning methods.

Up-to-date BASIC decision model computer programs for business management are presented including: Cost/Volume/ Profit, Linear Programming, Inventory Management, Critical Path Analysis and PERT, Exponential Smoothing, Linear and Multi-Linear Regression, Financial Ratio Analysis, Discounted Cash Flow, Portfolio Management and more.

The development, rationale and proper use of each decision model is carefully outlined. True-to-life application examples are provided and problems are followed up and solved in sample runs of the programs. Three appendices complete the text: a summary of BASIC instructions; a collection of subroutines for matrix Algebra; and a summary of the most important business statistics tools along with BASIC programs that perform these algorithms.

Executive Planning With BASIC by X. T. Bui

Ref. B380 ISBN: 0-89588-083-0

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