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Linear programming in financial planning

Author: Salkin, Gerald ; Kornbluth, Jonathan Series: Modern finance series Publisher: Accountancy Age, 1973.Language: EnglishDescription: xv, 213 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0900442484Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Preface Introduction 1 An Introduction to Linear Programming 1.1 The Characteristics of LP Problems 1.2 The Assumptions of LP Models 1.3 Building LP Models 1.4 The Jargon of LP 1.5 Valuations and Opportunity Losses 1.6 Marginal Rates of Substitution 1.7 A Discussion of Optimal Solutions 1.8 Duality 1.9 Important Points of Chapter I 1.10 References 1.11 Further Reading ix xi 1 2 Sensitivity Analysis 2.1 2.2 The Data for an LP Model The Complete Solution to the Problem 29 Vi CONTENTS 2.3 Changes in Profits per Unit 2.4 The Introduction of a New Product 2.5 Changes in Resources 2.6 The Use of Dual Evaluators for Decision Making 2.7 Parametric Analysis 2.8 Degeneracy 2.9 Important Points of Chapter 2 2.10 References 2.1 I Further Reading 3 Capital Investment 3.1 Techniques for Project Appraisal 3.2 Discounted Cash Flow 3.3 The LP Approach to Capital Budgeting 3.4 Budgeting with External Finances 3.5 Budgeting in an Imperfect Capital Market 3.6 The Interactions of Cash Flows 3.7 The Mathematical Formulation and the Dual 3.8 Exclusive and Contingent Projects 3.9 Objectives in Capital Budgeting 3.10 Conclusions 3.11 Important Points of Chapter 3 3.12 . References 53 4 Opportunity Costingand Financial Control 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 Standard Costing and Of Opportunity Losses Production Costs and Production Control Financial Control Using Profit Components and Dual Evaluators The Marginal Values of Resources The Appropriate Dual Evaluators for Control The Time Dependence of Dual Evaluators Summary and Conclusions Important Points of Chapter 4 References 87 CONTENTS vii 5 Transfer Pricing in Decentralised Organisations 5.1 Alternative Transfer Prices 5.2 The Linear Programming Approach 5.3 Inter-divisional Sales 5.4 Divisional Profitability 5.5 External Purchases and Internal Transfers 5.6 The Drawback of the Linear Decomposition Process 5.7 Summary 5.8 Important Points of Chapter 5 5.9 References 5.10 Further Reading 113 6 Depreciation and the Allocation of Overheads 6. 1 Depreciation : an Allocation of Costs or Values? 6.2 The Implications of Degeneracy 6.3 The Allocation of Overheads 6.4 Summary and Conclusions 6.5 References 6.6 Further Reading 139 7 Goal Programming 7. 1 Break-even Analysis 7.2 Goal Programming 7.3 The General Goal Programming Model 7.4 A Merger/Acquisition Model 7.5 Important Points from Chapter 7 7.6 References 7.7 Further Reading 163 Vlll CONTENTS Appendices 1. A Model of the Transportation Problem 2. The Optimal Solution and the Marginal Rates of Substitution 3. Linear Fractional Programming 4. Computational Aspects of LP 189 Index 211

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