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Operations Profile: Using Linear Programming in the Restaurant Industry


            Features of a Linear Programming (LP) Problem

                        Formulating a Linear Programming Problem

                        Solving Linear Programming Problems: The Graphical Method

                        Solving Problems With Minimization Objective Using LP

                        The Simplex Method of Linear Programming

            Solving Linear Programming Problems Using Excel

            Sensitivity Analysis

                        Changes in the Objective Function Coefficient

                        Changes in the Right-Hand-Side Values of the Resource Constraints

            Additional Linear Programming Models

                        Module Summary

                        Key Terms

                        Discussion and Review Questions

                        Solved Problems


                        Case Study A.1: Happy Hour, Happy Profits