Cliff Ragsdale is an innovator of the spreadsheet educating revolution and is very regarded within the area of administration science. The revised fifth version of SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS retains the weather and philosophy that has made its previous editions so profitable.
About the Author
Cliff Ragsdale is the Bank of America Professor, Department of Business Information Technology within the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, the place he has taught since 1990. He acquired his Ph.D. in Management Science and Information Technology from the University of Georgia. He additionally holds an M.B.A. in Finance and B.A. in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. Before pursuing his Ph.D., he was supervisor of Benefit Finance & Qualified Plans on the worldwide headquarters of Red Lobster, Inc. He is a member marketing consultant for Compass Modeling, Inc., and has served as an info methods and statistical marketing consultant for the General Mills Restaurant Group and the accounting agency of Deloitte & Touche. Dr. Ragsdale’s main areas of analysis curiosity embrace microcomputer methods and functions, synthetic intelligence, mathematical programming, and utilized statistics. His analysis has appeared in DECISION SCIENCES, NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, OMEGA: THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING, and different publications. He has additionally acquired the Pamplin award for excellence in educating from the Pamplin College of Business Administration at Virginia Tech. Dr. Ragsdale is an lively member of DSI and INFORMS. He was proceedings coordinator for the 1995 National DSI Meeting and has served as vice chairman for Member Services and vice chairman of Publications for Southeast DSI. He has additionally served on the board of administrators for the Southwest Virginia Chapter of APICS and because the school adviser for the scholar chapter of APICS at Virginia Tech.