Towards a New Agenda for Operational Research and Environmental Management

  • Gerald Midgley
  • Martin Reynolds


In 1999, the Operational Research Society granted charitable funding to a systemic intervention project, based in the Centre for Systems Studies at the University of Hull, designed to create an agenda for the future role of operational research (OR) in environmental planning and management. Our final report has recently been published in the form of a book entitled Operational Research and Environmental Management: A New Agenda (Midgley and Reynolds, 2001). This short paper summarises our findings.


Operational Research Public Participation Voluntary Sector Soft System Methodology Stakeholder Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald Midgley
    • 1
  • Martin Reynolds
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Systems Studies, Business SchoolUniversity of HullHullUK
  2. 2.Centre for Complexity and ChangeOpen UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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