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Stafford Beer
Stafford Beer A selection from the papers of Stafford Beer (1926-2002), founder of management cybernetics    

The Stafford Beer Collection consists of the personal library of Professor Stafford Beer, the founder of Management Cybernetics, who was appointed Honorary Professor of Organisational Transformation at LJMU in 1989.

An international consultant in the management sciences, employed by governments in over 20 countries and by a number of international agencies, Professor Beer, who died in August 2002, was the author of over 200 publications and held a number of academic posts as well as managerial positions at every level. He was also a published poet and held exhibitions of paintings.
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Army Career (4)
Army Career Documents from Stafford Beer's army career, 1944-1948   More...
United Steel (6)
United Steel Documents from Stafford Beer's career at United Steel, 1956-1960   More...
Sigma (11)
Sigma Sigma (Science in General Management Ltd) was the OR consultancy set up by Beer in 1961.   More...
Launching Personal Consultancy (2)
Launching Personal Consultancy In 1969 Stafford Beer launched his own consultancy service.   More...
Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Canada (6)
Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Canada One of the first consultancy projects carried out by Stafford Beer, 1969-70   More...
Rome (4)
Rome Work done 1971-72 for the consultancy firm IFAP as part of a consultancy package for the IRI company   More...
Warburtons (8)
Warburtons Stafford Beer's work with Warburtons, the Bolton-based bakers, in the 1970s   More...
Canadian Air Transportation Administration (CATA) (4)
Canadian Air Transportation Administration (CATA) Stafford Beer's work with the Canadian Air Transportation Administration, 1971   More...
Chile (82)
Chile A selection of documents relating to Stafford Beer's consultancy work for President Allende   More...
Mexico (13)
Mexico Work for the Mexican government, 1983   More...

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