Optimization in Special Methods of Strategic Planning and Operations Management in Transportation Systems

  • Alexander S. Belenky
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 20)


A business game is a specially arranged model interaction of persons (participants) simulating their real-life activity. The purpose of a business game is to help the participants obtain necessary practical skills for certain forms of the real-life activity. The idea of arranging a business game consists of intensifying the participants’ mental activity due to mobilizing their intellectual and physical resources and concentrating their attention. This is attained through the emotional tension generated by the game by virtue of creating a conflict situation that affects the interests of all participants of the game, as well as by developing a scenario of the game and a role for each participant. It is done in such a way that the players’ action in the process of playing their roles obtains personal coloring, and, besides, none of the roles could be played by a person not being a specialist in the field in which the role is played.


Strategic Planning Transportation System Operation Management Level Problem Expert Estimate 
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