Operational Research

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A contribution to the development of strategic control and planning instruments. A divestiture case study



The present paper is part of the efforts made by the authors in recent years to develop strategic control and planning instruments in corporations using OR-techniques like System Dynamics, Control Theory and Group Multicriteria Decision Aid. A more general framework called “Adaptive Control Methodology” (ACM) combines all these techniques. The objective of the present analysis is to calibrate the ACM and to tune it to corporate needs by analysing Real-World practices in corporations. More specifically, this paper presents a divestiture case extending prior research. It is thoroughly analysed in order to provide additional calibration and improvement material for the ACM.


control and planning framework risk analysis watchdogs adaptive systems multiple criteria 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ESCPCedex 11 FR-ParisFrance
  2. 2.Free Universities of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Centr. V. Statist. En Oper. Onderz.Vrije Universiteit BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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