OR and systems - some comments on Checkland's reply to Eden and Ackerman
Ormerod, R. J. (2008) OR and systems - some comments on Checkland's reply to Eden and Ackerman. Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol.59 (No.1). pp. 139-142. ISSN 0160-5682Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602483
In the JORS Special Issue on Problem Structuring Methods, Eden and Ackermann (2006) offer a Viewpoint and Checkland (2006) replies. This echoes a previous JORS Special Issue on ‘Systems in OR’, which featured full articles by both Eden and Checkland.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||System analysis, Problem solving, Operations research, Systems theory|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of the Operational Research Society|
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 139-142|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Version or Related Resource:||Checkland P (2006). Reply to Eden and Ackermann: Any future for problem structuring methods? J Opl Res Soc 57: 769–771. http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602111. Eden, C. and Ackermann, C. (2006). Where next for problem structuring methods. J Opl Res Soc 57, 766–768. http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602090|
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