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Idealized Design: Creating an Organization’s Future by Herbert J. Addison, Jason Magidson, Russell L. Ackoff

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About the Authors

Russel L. Ackoff is Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and was the August A. Busch, Jr. Visiting Professor of Marketing, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1989 through 1995. He received his undergraduate degree in architecture (1941) and his Ph.D. in philosophy of science from the University of Pennsylvania (1947). He was a member and former chairman of the Social Systems Sciences Department and the Busch Center, which specializes in systems planning, research, and design—both within the Wharton School. Dr. Ackoff is the author and co-author of 22 books, including Redesigning the Future, The Art of Problem Solving ...

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