Theory and Practice
Edited by Michael Pidd
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Systems Modelling by Michael Pidd
Book DescriptionThere has always been an uneasy relationship between the 'hard' and 'soft' schools of management science. Featuring original insights from leading lights in the field, this accessibly written book begins by examining theoretical aspects of the hard/soft debate. It then goes on to consider how the two schools can be brought together in a new approach, integrating elements of both disciplines, and explores practical aspects of this with real-world examples. Highlights include Colin Eden and Fran Ackermann on soft OR models, Peter Checkland and Sue Holwell on classic and soft OR, and John Morecroft on learning in "System Dynamics Practice". A concluding chapter brings the thinking of the contributors together and points the way forward.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470867310
(214mm x 149mm x 14mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Pidd
Measuring the Performance of Public Services, Hardback (February 2012)
Shows how the principles, uses and practice of performance measurement differ from those in for-profit organisations.
Tools for Thinking, Paperback (October 2009)
Provides an excellent and up-to-date introduction to modelling without oversimplification. Builds a bridge between the 'soft' and 'hard' MS/OR Author is very well-known in the field. The new edition will keep up to date with developments in Operations Research, Modelling and Management Science. .
Computer Simulation in Management Science, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Michael Pidd
The fifth edition of this book reflects its continued popularity and standing in the field. It provides a clear guide to the role of modelling and the computer simulation methods used in management science. Readers will find an in--depth coverage of the modelling, computing and statistical aspects of discrete simulation and systems dynamics.
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Author Biography - Michael Pidd
Mchael Pidd is Professor of Management Science at Lancaster University and a Past President of the Operational Research Society. His research interests focus on the development of usable models in management science and computer simulation and he has published widely in many academic journals and books. His authored books include the highly regarded Tools for Thinking: Modelling in Management Science, now in its second edition, and Computer Simulation in Management Science, now in its fourth edition, (both published by John Wiley & Sons).
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