Resources Used

The information contained in this site was compiled by Robert Opatovsky. The following sources were used to obtain the information:

Ackoff, Russell. Progress in Operations Reseach, I. Wiley: New York, 1961.
Abbreviated as POR.

Ackoff, Russell. Scientific Method. Wiley: New York, 1962.
Abbreviated as SM.

Ackoff, Russell, and Emery, F. E. On Purposeful Systems. Aldine-Atherton: Chicago 1972.
Abbreviated as PS.

Ackoff, Russell. Redesigning the Future. John Wiley & Sons: New York, 1974.
Abbreviated as RF.

Ackoff, Russell. "General Systems Theory and Systems Research Contrasting Conceptions of Systems Science." Views on a General Systems Theory: Proceedings from the Second System Symposium, Mihajlo D. Mesarovic (Ed.).
Abbreviated as GST.

This page was last updated on July 24, 1996, by Dr. Umpleby