Publish or perish - a case study

Eden, Colin and Jones, Sue (1980) Publish or perish - a case study. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 31 (2). pp. 131-139. ISSN 0160-5682 (

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This paper describes and discusses a consultancy project which was concerned with identifying a successful future for an ailing journal. The paper emphasises that part of the project which involved problem construction and discusses the use of cognitive mapping as an aid to defining the nature of a policy problem which involves conflicting and qualitative views of the problem.