Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

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History

1 Dec 1953, New York NY (USA), as The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS) -- Institut des sciences de gestion, by 69 charter members. Incorporated under the laws of the State of California (USA) as a not-for-profit corporation, 2 Sep 1954. Present name adopted 1 Jan 1995, on merger with the Operations Research Society of America.

Aims

Improve operational processes, decision-making and management through application of methods from science and mathematics.

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Activities

Organizes: international meetings; research symposia; management science roundtables. Makes awards.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 91 countries
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Subjects *

  • Fundamental Sciences
    • Mathematics
  • Management
    • Management
  • Cybernetics
    • Cybernetics
  • Science
    • Science
  • Policy-making
    • Policy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

B1033

Last News Received

2015
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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