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An analytical procedure to assist decision-making in a government research organizationAuthor(s): H. Dean Claxton; Giuseppe Rensi
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)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionAn 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.
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CitationClaxton, 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
Keywordsresearch administration, decision making, management planning, analytical procedure, mathematical models
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