Epistemology of Optimization Models for Decision Making in Organizations

Augusto Renato Pérez Mayo, Nohemí Roque Nieto, Daniela Beatriz Salgado Arteaga

Abstract


The intelligibility nucleus that subjects use for decision making in companies such as models based on nomothetic sciences and ideographic sciences has been applied to a wide range of situations within different areas of management. In the conscious decision making under certainty or uncertainty, limited or unlimited rationalities, every day or complexities and static or emerging properties, analyzes, forecasts, predictions and interventions are always performed. We might think that we are not forecasting, but our options will be driven by the anticipation of results of actions or inactions. The application of Optimization Models for decision making has in each moment an epistemological support, in the thinking and acting in the organization; therefore, have also served to analyze the organizations at their different levels. All this is argued in epistemological cradles that define the direction of organizations.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijhrs.v7i3.11644

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