Professor Maurice Kirby

Emeritus

Early British OR
Kirby, M., Rand, G.K. 30/11/2013 In: Encyclopedia of operations research and management science. New York : Springer p. 457-461. 5 p. ISBN: 978144191377. Electronic ISBN: 9781441911537.
Chapter

V is for vulnerable: operational research and the v-bombers
Kirby, M., Godwin, M.T. 2009 In: Defence Studies. 9, 1, p. 168-187. 20 p.
Journal article

Operational research as counterfactual history: a retrospective analysis of the use of battlefield nuclear weapons
Kirby, M., Godwin, M.T. 2008 In: Journal of Strategic Studies. 31, 4, p. 633-660. 28 p.
Journal article

Operations research in World War 2: its role in RAF fighter command
Kirby, M. 2007 In: Military Operations Research. 12, 4, p. 1-12. 12 p.
Journal article

Paradigm change in operations research: thirty years of debate
Kirby, M. 2007 In: Operations Research. 55, 1, p. 1-13. 13 p.
Journal article

'A festering sore': the issue of professionalism in the history of the Operational Research Society
Kirby, M. 2006 In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 57, 11, p. 1161-1172. 12 p.
Journal article

IFORS’ operational research hall of fame: Russell L. Ackoff
Kirby, M., Rosenhead, J.R. 2005 In: International Transactions in Operational Research. 12, 1, p. 129-134. 6 p.
Journal article

Early operations research in world war one: Viscount Tiverton and the strategic bombing of Germany
Kirby, M. 2004 In: Military Operations Research. 9, 2, p. 5-16. 12 p.
Journal article

The intellectual journey of Russell Ackoff: from OR apostle to OR apostate
Kirby, M. 2003 In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 54, 10, p. 1127-1140. 14 p.
Journal article

Mining: industrial organisation, the environment and pollution
Kirby, M. 2003 In: The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Economic History. Oxford : Oxford University Press ISBN: 0-19-510507-9.
Chapter

Operational Research in War and Peace: The British Experience from the 1930s to 1970
Kirby, M. 2003 London : Imperial College Press. 476 p. ISBN: 1-86094-297-0.
Book

BHP Rivett
Kirby, M. 2002 In: International Encyclopedia of Business and Management. London : Thomson Learning p. 5658-5662. 5 p. ISBN: 1-86152-161-8.
Chapter

The history of early British operational research
Kirby, M. 2001 In: Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (2nd Edition). Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers p. 366-369. 4 p. ISBN: 0-7923-7827-X.
Chapter

Operations research trajectories: the Anglo-American experience from the 1940s to the 1990s
Kirby, M. 2000 In: Operations Research. 48, 5, p. 1-10. 10 p.
Journal article

Operations research and the defeat of Nazi Germany
Kirby, M. 2000 In: Military Operations Research. 5, p. 57-70. 14 p.
Journal article

Industrial and structural change in Western Europe since1945
Kirby, M. 1999 In: Western Europe and Source Change Since 1945. Boston : Addison Wesley Publishing Company p. 81-104. 24 p. ISBN: 0-582-291992.
Chapter

The development of operational research as a management tool
Kirby, M. 1999 In: European Business History Association Conference: De-industrialization and Re-industrialization in 20th Century Europe (Terni) - 1999. Milan : Franco Angeli p. 116-142. 27 p. ISBN: 8846416708.
Conference contribution

Blackett in the 'white heat' of the technological revolution: industrial modernisation under the labour Government, 1964-70
Kirby, M. 1999 In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 50, p. 985-993. 9 p.
Journal article

The society of friends and business culture, 1700-1830
Prior, A., Kirby, M. 1998 In: Religion, Business and Wealth in Modern Britain. London and New York : Routledge p. 115-136. 22 p. ISBN: 0-415-16898-8.
Chapter

Patrick Rivett
Kirby, M. 1998 In: The Handbook of Management Thinking. London : International Thomson Business Press p. 75-79. 5 p. ISBN: 1-86152-162-6.
Chapter

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett
Kirby, M. 1998 In: The Handbook of Management Thinking. London : International Thomson Business Press p. 75-79. 5 p. ISBN: 1-86152-162-6.
Chapter

The origins and diffusion of operational research in the UK
Kirby, M., Capey, R. 1998 In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 49, p. 307-326. 20 p.
Journal article

Mining and extractive industries
Kirby, M. 1997 In: International Bibliography of Business History. London and New York : Routledge p. 23-74. 52 p. ISBN: 0-415-08641-8.
Chapter

Britain's manifest industrial destiny: the culture of high technology and industrial performance in the twentieth century
Kirby, M. 1997 In: Business and Economic History. 26, 2, p. 751-769. 19 p.
Journal article

The arial bombing of Germany in world war two: an operational research perspective
Kirby, M. 1997 In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 48, p. 661-677. 17 p.
Journal article

The air defence of Great Britain, 1920 - 1940: an operational research perspective
Kirby, M. 1997 In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 48, p. 555-568. 14 p.
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