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Management Science in Practice

Management Science in Practice
 

Defines the field of Management Science, lays the foundations and gives an overview of the history. This work describes the analysis toolbox used by the MS professional and contains topics such as Multi-Methodology, problem structuring techniques and analysis techniques. It looks... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780470026649
Barcode 9780470026649
Published 1 August 2008 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Williams, Terry
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ISBN-13 9780470026649
ISBN-10 0470026642
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); allow 2-3 weeks for delivery
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publication Date 1 August 2008
International Publication Date 29 June 2009
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Williams, Terry
Category Business & Management
Number of Pages 342
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 227mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 528g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Management science, Operations research
NBS Text Management & Business: General
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 658
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The Operational Research/Management Science profession is growing in strength worldwide. Management Science in Practice contains four similarly sized parts. Part 1 defines the field of Management Science, lays the foundations and gives an overview of the history. Part 2 describes the analysis toolbox used by the MS professional and contains topics such as Multi-Methodology, problem structuring techniques and analysis techniques. Part 3 looks at the key practical skills that OR graduates lack. Part 4 gives a brief overview of the current state of the OR profession. It outlines the current knowledge about the reflective practitioner to give guidance to the OR practitioner. It also looks at the ethics in an OR context and the future for the profession.Terry Williams is well known in the OR field and is currently a joint Editor of the Journal of the Operational Research Society . He is a fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), fellow of the OR Society, a chartered Mathematician and a certified Project Management Professional.

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Author's Bio

Terry Williams is Professor of Management at Southampton University. He has over 25 years experience in the Management Science/Operational Research field. He is a frequent conference speaker, and has published widely in many academic and professional journals and books.

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