Teaching OR/MS to MBAs at Warwick Business School: A turnaround story
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) Teaching OR/MS to MBAs at Warwick Business School: A turnaround story. INTERFACES, 33 (2). pp. 67-76. ISSN 0092-2102Full text not available from this repository.
OR/MS is under pressure in MBA programs in the United Kingdom as it is in the United States. To ensure its continuance, members of the operational research group at Warwick Business School redesigned the core OR/MS module. The first attempt at a redesign was a failure. As a result, the module was redesigned again. The second version was a success. Through this process, we have learned many lessons about teaching OR/MS to MBA students, among them the need to have a guiding philosophy, adopt a critical-consumer approach, stress managerial relevance, discuss the context and process of modeling as well as content, and use spreadsheets for analytical work.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERFACES|
|Publisher:||INST OPERATIONS RESEARCH MANAGEMENT SCIENCES|
|Official Date:||March 2003|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 67-76|
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