Russel Ackoff

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Russel AckoffName: Russel Lincoln Ackoff

Born: February 12, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Death: October 29, 2009 (Age: 90)

Computer related contributions

  • American organizational theorist and consultant.
  • Pioneer in the field of operations research, systems thinking and management science.


  • Idealized Design: How to Dissolve Tomorrow's Crisis Today (2006)
  • Redesigning Society (2003)
  • A Theory of a System for Educators and Managers (2000)
  • Re-Creating the Corporation: a design of organizations for the 21st century (1999)