# Operations Management: Managing Global Supply Chains

# Multimedia Resources

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**Video Links**

Linear Programming

This video lecture describes steps of solving linear programming problems. (This demonstration is 23 minutes long.)

LO A.1 Identify the critical features of linear programming (LP) and explain why it is critical for business operations success.

Linear Programming in Excel

This screencast shows how to use Excel Solver for linear programming

LO A.2 Solve LP problems with both maximization and minimization objectives, using graphical methods and Excel Solver.

Linear Programming Sensitivity Analysis

This screencast videos shows how to perform a sensitivity analysis in Excel. (This video is 10 minutes long.)

LO A.3 Perform sensitivity analysis on solutions to LP problems.

**Web Links**

Using the Graphical Method

This page shows the graphical method for linear programming.

LO A.1 Identify the critical features of linear programming (LP) and explain why it is critical for business operations success.

Using Excel Solver for Linear Programming

This article gives instructions to solve a linear programming problem with Excel.

LO A.2 Solve LP problems with both maximization and minimization objectives, using graphical methods and Excel Solver.

Linear Programming Models

This article shows how linear programming can be used to schedule bus drivers.

LO A.4 Apply LP to other problems, including product mixture, blending, and personnel scheduling situations