Dr.-Ing. Axel J. Papendieck
Formal education: PhD in mechanical engineering
Work in the fields of organization: in education, research, consulting and practical work.
1971 doctoral degree: scheduling in industrial manufacturing. In computer simulation it was proven that for in-house batch processes “just in time” production schedules, as they are standard today, are the most cost effective ones - not others as was suspected at that time.
Professional work in the field of industrial organization and in the larger branch of services and information products. Publications in books and magazines dealt with technical and organizational problems in industry and with planning and forecasting problems in the service industry.
At practical work I found college and university graduates very often lack basic knowledge of organizational interrelationships.
This site and the associated blog are to help spreading information on that subject.