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What is a Management Summary?
Wikitionary defines management as
administration; the process or practice of managing.
and a summary as
concise, brief or presented in a condensed form.
so a management summary is a brief description of an Operations Research problem, solution, analysis and conclusions to assist in the process of managing the system being considered.
Management summaries should contain the following information:
Note All tables and figures must have labels and captions, e.g., Figure 1 The American Steel Network, and must be referred to correctly, e.g., The American Steel network shown in Figure 1...
Here are some sample management summaries:
- Problem summary, brief problem description, this can refer to more detailed sources if necessary;
- Solution approach, brief description of the approach taken to solve the problem;
- Results and analysis, brief presentation of the important results and any required or interesting analysis;
- Conclusions and recommendations, brief description of any conclusions that may be drawn from the results and any recommendations for management.