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Analysing cognitive maps to help structure issues or problems

Eden, C. (2004) Analysing cognitive maps to help structure issues or problems. European Journal of Operational Research, 159 (3). pp. 673-686. ISSN 0377-2217

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Abstract

This paper discusses how cognitive maps might be analyzed for the purpose of structuring problems or issues. The paper suggests what the various analysis methods imply for an operational research practitioner when helping a client work on a "messy" issue or problem.