In organizations and public policy, the organizational process of creating and maintaining a plan and the psychological process of thinking about the activities required to create a desired goal on some scale. Also includes the process of setting goals, developing strategies, and outlining tasks and schedules to accomplish these goals.
The term is also used for describing the formal procedures used in such an endeavor, such as the creation of documents, diagrams, or meetings to discuss the important issues to be addressed, the objectives to be met, and the strategy to be followed. Beyond this, planning has a different meaning depending on the political or economic context in which it is used.
Theory and Application
Brief History of Planning
There are a variety of considerations that go into the development and implementation of an optimization model for manufacturing planning and control. Excellent general...
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