Decision and Control: The Meaning of Operational Research and Management Cybernetics

Stafford Beer
28 March 1995

RRP: £52  Paperback: ‎ 572 pp   Publisher: ‎ John Wiley & Sons; 1st edition   SBN: ‎ 978-0471948384

Presents the basic approaches underlying Stafford Beer's thinking since the publication of his first book in 1959. Deals with a philosophy of science relevant to management and particularly with the nature of models. Demonstrates all major points through examples quoted of management science applications to industry and government.