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  INFORMS: Publications
Management Science, published monthly, is a scholarly journal published to scientifically address the problems, interests, and concerns of managers.
The journal promotes the science of managing private and public sector enterprises through publication of theoretical, computational, and empirical research that draws on a wide range of management subdisciplines, including accounting, business strategy, decision analysis, finance, information systems, marketing, operations management, operations research, organizational behavior, and product/technology management.
Organization Science is ranked among the top journals in management by the Social Science Citation Index in terms of impact and is widely recognized in the fields of strategy, management, and organization theory.
www.informs.org /Pubs/Pubshome.html   (1351 words)

  Management science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Management science, or MS, is the discipline of using (A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement) mathematics, and other analytical methods, to help make better business decisions.
While often considered synonymous with (Research designed to determine most efficient way to do something) Operations Research (OR), MS is differentiated by being generally thought to have a more practical, rather than academic, bent.
The Management Scientitst's mandate is to use rational, systematic, science-based techniques to inform and improve business decisions of all kinds.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/management_science.htm   (99 words)

 Learn more about Operations research in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The terms operations research and management science are often used synonymously.
When a distinction is drawn, management science generally implies a closer relationship to the problems of business management.
Significant among these are the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS, http://www.informs.org/) and the Operational Research Society (http://www.orsoc.org.uk/).
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /o/op/operations_research.html   (639 words)

 Management Science [encyclopedia]
Management is the process of leading and directing an organization, often a business one, through the deployment and manipulation of resources (human, financial, material, intellectual or intangible).
Management can also be thought of functionally as the action in measuring a quantity on a regular basis and adjusting an initial plan and the actions taken to reach one's intended goal.
Management of complex organizations is a common subject of research.
artzia.com /Society/Business/Management   (668 words)

 Management Science Associates, Inc. - Inside MSA - Press Room - MSA.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) has been awarded a Service Purchase Contract by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) under the terms of ITQ #2004-IT-04, a multiple awards contract for computer/electronic equipment and services.
Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) a leading developer and supplier of data solutions to manufacturers and distributors across all CPG trade channels is pleased to announce the newest member to its growing Vending Team.
Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) has signed a letter of intent to purchase the assets of Chicago-based Global Steel Exchange (GSX), the Internet steel-trading marketer that was a pioneer in international e-commerce trading in the steel industry.
www.msa.com /inside/pressroom   (2450 words)

 Success Science
Even within a manager's relatively small span of control the factors affecting his decisions are often so numerous and their effects so pervasive that "seat of the pants" decisions are no longer acceptable.
The specialist may feel that the manager is too ignorant and unsophisticated to appreciate the model, while the manager may feel that the specialist lives in a dream world of unrealistic assumptions and irrelevant mathematical language.
The grand aim of all science, including management science, is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses.
home.ubalt.edu /ntsbarsh/opre640/opre640.htm   (15640 words)

 Management Science (Operational Research), Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland
Management Science (Operational Research), Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland
This is a cross faculty collaboration led by the Departments of Management Science and Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management with the goal of further developing our excellence in Operations Management research and teaching.
Management Science, University of Strathclyde, Graham Hills Building, 40 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QE, Scotland.
www.managementscience.org   (305 words)

 Industrial Science
Industrial Science provides strategy services to corporate and government clients worldwide, using a number of proven analytical methods for the creation of powerful business simulations.
With one foot in "industry" and one foot in "science", we are uniquely qualified to solve highly challenging and complex business problems through the proper application of scientific techniques — in a way that is compatible with your existing applications and infrastructure.
The application was presented as a “management game” that allowed managers to run the operations, make decisions, and compare results.
www.industrial-science.com   (293 words)

 ipedia.com: Operations research Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Significant among these are the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Operational Research Society (ORSOC).
In 2004, INFORMS began an initiative to better market the OR profession, including a website entitled The Science of Better, which provides an introduction to OR and examples of successful applications of OR to industrial problems.
Although foundations were laid earlier, the field of operations research as we know it arose during World War II, as military planners in the United Kingdom (including Patrick Blackett and Frank Yates) and in the United States looked for ways to make better decisions in such areas as logistics and training schedules.
www.ipedia.com /operations_research.html   (922 words)

 Resources by Subject - Management Science & Information Systems
This database provides access to over 130 journals in a variety of disciplines ranging from education and information science to management and operations research.
This search in Western Libraries' Catalogue finds management science periodicals in all formats held by Western Libraries.
This search in Western Libraries' Catalogue finds a list of electronic journals related to management science and information systems that are available from Western Libraries.
www.lib.uwo.ca /resources/managementscienceinformationsystems.shtml   (806 words)

 Management Science Associates, Inc. - MSA.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Management Science Associates, Inc. is a diversified information management company that for four decades has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, advanced analytics and technology.
Our research focus and innovative solutions not only transform industrial and institutional practices; they illuminate the range, reach and potential of what we can do to infuse your organization with new energy.
Whether within a process, across the enterprise, or throughout the supply chain, we help our partners put their data to work in powerful new ways - seven of our top ten clients have been with us for 20 years or more.
www.msa.com   (338 words)

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