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Ackoff's Fables: Irreverent Reflections on Business and Bureaucracy

Ackoff's Fables: Irreverent Reflections on Business and Bureaucracy

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1991
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0471531944
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9780471531944
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Nothing is as obstructive to satisfaction of human needs and desires, let alone human progress, as bureaucracies.'' So goes Russell Ackoff's philosophy on human development. While relating wry observations made during a long career promoting human development, Ackoff demonstrates how most systems c ...more

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Russell Lincoln Ackoff was Anheuser Busch Professor Emeritus of management science at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Professor Ackoff was an American organizational theorist and consultant, and a pioneer in the fields of operations research and management science....more