Learning to Love and Leave Ackoff

Does Interactive Planning Succeed within the Bounds of “Complexity”?
  • Sam Agyeman

Abstract

In his seminal article, The Future of Operational Research is Past, Russell Ackoff (1979) outlined his view of organisational problems thus: “Managers are not confronted with problems that are independent of each other, but with dynamic situations that consist of complex systems of changing problems that interact with each other.” These he termed ‘messes’ 1.

Keywords

Artificial Life Organisational Problem Seminal Article Creative Problem Interactive Planning 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sam Agyeman
    • 1
  1. 1.School of ManagementUniversity of HumbersideHullUK

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