Management Science in Malaysia

Aziz A. Hamid, Hamdan Ariffin, R. Nooraini R. Shamsuddin


This study discusses findings of a sample survey on the application of Management Science and Operations Research techniques in Malaysia. The objective of the study is to determine the extent of current and future application of these techniques. The findings indicate that current applications are limited to the use of techniques which do not require adoption of advanced mathematical models, such as finuncial models. forecasting techniques, and simple techniques involved in project planning. Similar applications are forseen in the future.


Kajian ini mernbincangkan pcnernuan-penemuan saru tinjauan sample meugenai penggunaan teknik-teknik Sains Pengurusan dan Penyelidikan Operasi di Malaysia. Tujuan utama kajian ialah menentukan tahap penggunaan teknik-teknik tersebut pada masa ini dan pada masa akan datang. Hasil kajian menunjukkan bahawa pada masa ini teknik-teknik yang sering digunakan ialah teknik-teknik yang kurang memerlukan penggunaan matematik yang mendalam seperti model-model kewangan, teknik-teknik ramalan dan perancangan projek yang mudah. Teknik-teknik yang sama akan digunakan juga pada masa-masa akan datang

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