Linear Programming and Investment Appraisal: A Review of Literature
American Journal of Management Science and Engineering
Volume 1, Issue 2, November 2016, Pages: 61-66
Received: Sep. 12, 2016; Accepted: Nov. 15, 2016; Published: Dec. 17, 2016
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Shobayo Peter Babatunde, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Social and Management Science, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Nigeria
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This report review international literature on linear programming and how it applies to investment appraisal. It highlights the acceptable methods on investment appraisal and describes the major aspect of investment appraisal. The research review literatures and identify the distinctions between the research as well as providing explanations for them. The discounted and non-discounted techniques of investment appraisal were examined and the study further studied the relationship between linear programming and how it applies to investment appraisal. Thus this study identifies the relationship between linear programming and investment appraisal.
Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, Profitability Index, Linear Programming, Investment Appraisal
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Shobayo Peter Babatunde, Linear Programming and Investment Appraisal: A Review of Literature, American Journal of Management Science and Engineering. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016, pp. 61-66. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmse.20160102.14
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