A Simulation-based Aid for Organisational Decision-making

Souvik Barat, Vinay Kulkarni, Tony Clark, Balbir Barn


Effective decision-making of modern organisation often requires deep understanding of various aspects of organisation such as organisational goals, organisational structure, business-as-usual operational processes. The large size of the organisation, its socio-technical characteristics, and fast business dynamics make this endeavor challenging. Industry practice relies on human experts for comprehending various aspects of organisation thus making organisational decision-making a time-, effort- and intellectually-intensive endeavor. This paper proposes a model-based simulation approach to organisational decision-making. We illustrate how this is applied to a real life problem from software service industry.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Barat S., Kulkarni V., Clark T. and Barn B. (2016). A Simulation-based Aid for Organisational Decision-making . In Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT-PT, (ICSOFT 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-194-6, pages 109-116. DOI: 10.5220/0005992401090116

in Bibtex Style

author={Souvik Barat and Vinay Kulkarni and Tony Clark and Balbir Barn},
title={A Simulation-based Aid for Organisational Decision-making},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT-PT, (ICSOFT 2016)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT-PT, (ICSOFT 2016)
TI - A Simulation-based Aid for Organisational Decision-making
SN - 978-989-758-194-6
AU - Barat S.
AU - Kulkarni V.
AU - Clark T.
AU - Barn B.
PY - 2016
SP - 109
EP - 116
DO - 10.5220/0005992401090116