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):

Report Date:

1983-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE