Management Science / Operations Research

In this discipline: 637 papers · 2,628 groups

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Management Science is concerned with developing and applying models and concepts that help to illuminate management issues and solve managerial problems. Operations Research deals with the application of advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. Quantitative techniques such as linear programming and statistics are applied to managerial decision making.



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  1. We define management innovation as the invention and implementation of a management practice, process, structure, or technique that is new to the state of the art and is intended to further organizational goals. Adopting an intraorganizational…
  2. Undertaking a review of the literature is an important part of any research project. The researcher both maps and assesses the relevant intellectual territory in order to specify a research question which will further develop the knowledge hase.…
  3. In this article, we attempt to distinguish between the properties of moderator and mediator variables at a number of levels. First, we seek to make theorists and researchers aware of the importance of not using the terms moderator and mediator…
  4. The increasing adoption of more open approaches to innovation fits uneasily with current theories of business strategy. Traditional business strategy has guided firms to develop defensible positions against the forces of competition and power in the…

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