**What is Operations Research?**

Operations research (also called “management science”) is the process of representing real-world business decisions in mathematical models for computational calculations. Operations research helps decision makers narrow down options where many scenarios exist in order to achieve optimal results.

When is Operations Research Implemented?Operations research focuses on the allocation of resources (such as time, money, staff, equipment, etc.) to achieve an objective. Companies of all sizes can utilize operations research techniques ranging from the allocation of frontline staff to large strategic investments. |