A System of Problems and How to Deal With It
Ackoff in his Redesigning the Future argues in favour of a shift of paradigm towards an emphasis on synthesis, expansionism and teleology. This paper is an explorative discussion of the effects of this paradigm on the modelling and problem-solving methodology when dealing with a production planning problem that is shown to represent a system of problems.
KeywordsHeuristic Rule General System Theory Production Planning Problem Stochastic Difference Equation Explorative Discussion
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