Russel Ackoff

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Russel Ackoff

Name: 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.

Significant publications

  • 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).