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System dynamics: Soft and hard operational research

System dynamics: Soft and hard operational research
System dynamics: Soft and hard operational research
This book presents some of the most important papers published in Palgrave’s Journal of Operational Research relating to the use of System Dynamics (SD) in the context of Operational Research (OR). Giving the reader an in-depth understanding of significant features of the research area which have grown over the last 20 years: applications in the management field; methodologies; policies at industry level; and healthcare, this book is an invaluable read for those who do not have any prior expertise in the field. Split into four parts, the collection covers the broad use of SD in the field of management, focuses on the use of modelling in supply chains and at industry level, and presents an analysis of the use of SD in its most promising area, healthcare. Not only does this work provide a detailed overview of the field of SD, but it will also offer vital insights into potential research avenues for the future considering the use of SD as a soft OR and hard OR method.
Palgrave Macmillan
Kunc, Martin
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Kunc, Martin
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Kunc, Martin (ed.) (2017) System dynamics: Soft and hard operational research (OR Essentials, 1), vol. 1, OR Essentials ed. London. Palgrave Macmillan, 484pp.

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This book presents some of the most important papers published in Palgrave’s Journal of Operational Research relating to the use of System Dynamics (SD) in the context of Operational Research (OR). Giving the reader an in-depth understanding of significant features of the research area which have grown over the last 20 years: applications in the management field; methodologies; policies at industry level; and healthcare, this book is an invaluable read for those who do not have any prior expertise in the field. Split into four parts, the collection covers the broad use of SD in the field of management, focuses on the use of modelling in supply chains and at industry level, and presents an analysis of the use of SD in its most promising area, healthcare. Not only does this work provide a detailed overview of the field of SD, but it will also offer vital insights into potential research avenues for the future considering the use of SD as a soft OR and hard OR method.

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Published date: 2017
Additional Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018

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Local EPrints ID: 458010
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/458010
PURE UUID: 3eb183e6-49b3-4cee-b889-67045326e5d6
ORCID for Martin Kunc: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3411-4052

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