By Saul I. Gass, Arjang A. Assad
AN ANNOTATED TIMELINE OF OPERATIONS examine: an off-the-cuff heritage recounts the evolution of Operations examine (OR) as a brand new technological know-how - the technology of determination making. coming up from the pressing operational problems with global battle II, the philosophy and method of OR has permeated the answer of choice difficulties in company, undefined, and govt. The Timeline chronicles the heritage of OR within the kind of self-contained, expository entries. each one access provides a concise clarification of the occasions and other people below dialogue, and offers key resources the place extra suitable details might be acquired. furthermore, books and papers that experience motivated the advance of OR or helped to teach the 1st generations of OR lecturers and practitioners are pointed out in the course of the publication. beginning in 1564 with seminal principles that shape the precursors of OR, the Timeline strains the main principles and occasions of OR via 2004. The Timeline should still curiosity an individual all for OR - researchers, practitioners, lecturers, and, specifically, scholars - who desire to learn the way OR got here into being. additional, the scope and expository sort of the Timeline may still make it of worth to the final reader drawn to the improvement of technology and expertise within the final half the 20 th century. are you aware:
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