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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Russell Lincoln Ackoff; F E Emery
|Notes:||Originally published: London : Tavistock Publications, 1972.|
|Description:||xv, 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm|
|Responsibility:||Russell L. Ackoff, Fred E. Emery ; with a new introduction by Brent D. Ruben.|
"What makes this book 'magical' is that Ackoff provides 'operational definitions' for many ill-defined words and concepts - from defining 'knowledge' and 'understanding' to providing definitions of