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Operations Research as a Profession
This paper is concerned with the profession of operations research and specifically with the preparation for the profession. On a fairly general plain, the paper expresses a concern about the futureExpand
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Challenge to Reason
idea called whole system; he must do this if he is to be realistic about his plans. He cannot avoid making strong assumptions because he must make certain assumptions about the whole-systemExpand
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The Researcher and The Manager: A Dialectic of Implementation
The purpose of this paper is to review various opinions and differences of opinion which have been expressed concerning that aspect of research referred to as “implementation.” We have used the termExpand
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Introduction to operations research
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An Approximate Measure of Value
TLDR
Selection of an optimum decision depends on two types of measures: (1) the efficiency of a course of action for an outcome; (2) the importance or weight of the outcomes. Expand
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Science and Decision Making
  • C. Churchman
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy of Science
  • 1 July 1956
It does seem to me to be both sensible and fruitful to apply modern decision theory to the activities of the scientist as well as to the activities of the business executive, military general, orExpand
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Introduction to operations research
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Experience and Reflection
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