Accession Number : ADA127688
Title : Operations Research and the US (United States) Army
Descriptive Note : Study project rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLLEGE CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
Personal Author(s) : Tinberg, Larry R
Report Date : 07 Apr 1983
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : A descriptive analysis of operations research and how it has been used by the US Army culminates in the view that decision makers and analysts both have a role to play in ensuring that operations research makes a positive contribution to the management of the Army. The history of operations research is presented along with an introduction to underlying concepts. Army use of operations reseach is outlined including a discussion of the 1978 review of Army analysis and the resulting structural changes.
Descriptors : *ARMY , *OPERATIONS RESEARCH , *PROBLEM SOLVING , *UNITED STATES , COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS , DECISION MAKING , FORECASTING , HISTORY , MILITARY APPLICATIONS , MILITARY OPERATIONS , MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS , SYSTEMS ANALYSIS , THEORY
Subject Categories : Operations Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE