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October 14, 2003

The Future of Operational Research is Past

In 1979, Russ Ackoff wrote a paper that was a milestone in management thinking. Published in the Journal of the Operational Research Society at the height of OR's influence, T
Download The future of Operational Research is past indicted the ways that OR had come to be used by its many practitioners. Ackoff followed that paper with a more hopeful one, titled Resurrecting the Future of Operational Research (also pdf).

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what is happening about the paper titled "the future of Operations Research is past" by Ackoff cannot be downloadable?

Posted by: Umar Modibbo at Oct 2, 2014 10:02:17 AM

I can't open the PDF The future of operational research is past. Could you please send this paper by email?
Thanks in advance,
Hub Gerats

Posted by: Hub Gerats at May 28, 2011 6:40:32 AM

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