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Title: An analytical procedure to assist decision-making in a government research organization

Author: Claxton, H. Dean; Rensi, Giuseppe;

Date: 1972

Source: Res. Paper PSW-RP-80. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 20 p

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: An analytical procedure to help management decision-making in planning government research is described. The objectives, activities, and restrictions of a government research organization are modeled in a consistent analytical framework. Theory and methodology is drawn from economics and mathe-matical programing. The major analytical aspects distinguishing research from other forms of economic activities are examined. The characteristics and potential uses of a management information system are outlined.

Keywords: research administration, decision making, management planning, analytical procedure, mathematical models

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Claxton, H. Dean; Rensi, Giuseppe 1972. An analytical procedure to assist decision-making in a government research organization. Res. Paper PSW-RP-80. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 20 p

 


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