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Wisdom, decision support and paradigms of decision making. / Mackenzie, Adrian; Pidd, Michael; Rooksby, John; Sommerville, Ian; Warren, Ian; Westcombe, Mark.

In: European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 170, No. 1, 01.04.2006, p. 156-171.

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Mackenzie, A, Pidd, M, Rooksby, J, Sommerville, I, Warren, I & Westcombe, M 2006, 'Wisdom, decision support and paradigms of decision making.', European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 170, no. 1, pp. 156-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2004.07.041

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Mackenzie, A., Pidd, M., Rooksby, J., Sommerville, I., Warren, I., & Westcombe, M. (2006). Wisdom, decision support and paradigms of decision making. European Journal of Operational Research, 170(1), 156-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2004.07.041

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Mackenzie A, Pidd M, Rooksby J, Sommerville I, Warren I, Westcombe M. Wisdom, decision support and paradigms of decision making. European Journal of Operational Research. 2006 Apr 1;170(1):156-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2004.07.041

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Mackenzie, Adrian ; Pidd, Michael ; Rooksby, John ; Sommerville, Ian ; Warren, Ian ; Westcombe, Mark. / Wisdom, decision support and paradigms of decision making. In: European Journal of Operational Research. 2006 ; Vol. 170, No. 1. pp. 156-171.

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