|Prof. Fran Ackermann|
Strategic Consulting in Practice (SCiP)
Her research has concentrated on the role of Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS) for strategic management - work entailing collaboration with senior personnel in the Home Office, various Publishing companies, Scottish Natural Heritage, Northern Ireland Health and Social Services etc. She is also interested in the link between Decision Support Systems and GDSS (in particular the implementation of strategy and appropriate performance measurement) and the role computers can play in helping decision makers work with complex issues and manage knowledge.
She currently runs the European Working Group on Group Decision and Negotiation and is associate editor for both MISQ and Group Decision and Negotiation. With Colin Eden, Terry Williams and Susan Howick she is part of a team investigating risk on large scale projects.