Written for students studying management science / operational research, Management Science in Practice takes a fundamental look at what management science is and how it can be practiced in today's management environment. In doing so, it:
Provides an underlying philosophy of how organisations operate and how analysts interact with organisationsDescribes the analysis toolbox used by Management Science professionalsCovers multi-methodology, problem structuring techniques and analysis techniquesOffers guidance about the practicalities of real-life consulting and focuses on the key practical skills needed
1 What Is Management Science?2 Management Science Interventions.3 Problem Structuring Methods.4 Multi-Methodology.5 Management Science Methods.6 The Proposal Stage.7 Data.8 Appropriate Modelling.9 Creativity.10 Ancillary Practical Skills.11 What Makes for Successful OR?12 Ethics.13 Reflective Practice.
Terry Williams :- 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.