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Journal Articles

Lami, IM and Franco, LA (2016) Exploring the Affordances of Collaborative Problem-Solving Technologies in the Development of European Corridors, Contributions to Economics, 207, pp.65-80, ISSN: 1431-1933. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-15708-5-4.

Franco, LA and Hämäläinen, RP (2016) Behavioural operational research: Returning to the roots of the OR profession, European Journal of Operational Research, 249(3), pp.791-795, ISSN: 0377-2217. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.10.034.

Franco, LA, Rouwette, EAJA, Korzilius, H (2016) Different paths to consensus?The impact of need for closure on model-supported group conflict management, European Journal of Operational Research, 249(3), pp.878-889, ISSN: 1872-6860. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.06.056.

Henao, F and Franco, LA (2016) Unpacking multimethodology: Impacts of a community development intervention, European Journal of Operational Research, 253(3), pp.681-696, ISSN: 0377-2217. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2016.02.044.

Paroutis, S, Franco, LA, Papadopoulos, T (2015) Visual interactions with strategy tools: Producing strategic knowledge in workshops, British Journal of Management, 26(Supplement S1), pp.S48-S66, DOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.12081.

Tavella, E and Franco, LA (2015) Dynamics of Group Knowledge Production in Facilitated Modelling Workshops: An Exploratory Study, Group Decision and Negotiation, 24(3), pp.451-475, DOI: 10.1007/s10726-014-9398-2.

Ackermann, F, Franco, LA, Rouwette, EAJA, White, L (2014) Special issue on problem structuring research and practice: Editorial, EURO Journal on Decision Processes, 2(3-4), pp.165-172, DOI: 10.1007/s40070-014-0037-6.

Del Rio Vilas, VJ, Voller, F, Montibeller, G, Franco, LA, Sribhashyam, S, Watson, E, Hartley, M, Gibbens, JC (2013) An integrated process and management tools for ranking multiple emerging threats to animal health, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 108(2-3), pp.94-102, ISSN: 0167-5877. DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.08.007.

Franco, LA (2013) Rethinking Soft OR interventions: Models as boundary objects, European Journal of Operational Research, 231(3), pp.720-733, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2013.06.033.

Del Rio Vilas, VJ, Voller, F, Montibeller, G, Franco, LA, Sribhashyam, S, Watson, E, Hartley, M, Gibbens, JC (2013) An integrated approach to the management of multiple emerging threats in animal health policy settings, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 108, pp.94-102.

Franco, LA, Meadows, M, Armstrong, SJ (2013) Exploring the Impact of individual differences in Scenario Planning workshops: A cognitive style perspective, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 80(4), pp.723-734, DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2012.02.008.

del Rio Vilas, VJ, Montibeller, G, Franco, LA (2011) Letter to the editor: Prioritization of infectious diseases in public halth: Feedback on the prioritization methodology, 15 july 2008 to 15 january 2009, Eurosurveillance, 16(27), ISSN: 1025-496X.

Franco, LA and Lord, E (2011) Understanding Multi-Methodology: evaluating the impact of mixing methods for group budgetary decisions, OMEGA International Journal of Management Science, 39(3), pp.362-372.

Franco, LA, O'Brien, F, Bell, P (2011) Supporting strategy: Contributions from OR, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 62(5), pp.815-816, ISSN: 0160-5682. DOI: 10.1057/jors.2011.9.

Montibeller, G and Franco, LA (2011) Raising the bar: Strategic Multi-criteria Decision Analysis, Journal of Operational Research Society, 62, pp.855-867.

Franco, LA and Rouwette, EAJA (2011) Decision development in Facilitated Modelling workshops, European Journal of Operational Research, 212, pp.164-178.

Franco, LA and Montibeller, G (2010) Facilitated Modelling in Operational Research, European Journal of Operational Research, 205(3), pp.489-500.

Franco, A, Jablonsky, J, Leopold-Wildburger, U, Montibeller, G (2009) Feature cluster: Facilitated problem structuring and decision analysis (EURO 2007), EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 199(3), pp.801-802, ISSN: 0377-2217. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2009.01.059.

Montibeller, G, Franco, LA, Lord, E, Iglesias, A (2009) Structuring resource allocation decisions: A framework for building multi-criteria portfolio models with area-grouped options, European Journal of Operational Research, 199(3), pp.846-856, ISSN: 0377-2217. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2009.01.054.

Hindle, G and Franco, LA (2009) Combining problem structuring methods to conducting research: A mixed methods approach to study fitness-to-drive in the UK, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 60, pp.1637-1648.

Montibeller, G, Franco, LA, Lord, E, Iglesias, A (2009) Structuring resource allocation decisions: A framework for building portfolio models with area-grouped projects evaluated by multiple criteria, European Journal of Operational Research, 199, 846-856.

Franco, LA (2009) Problem Structuring Methods as Intervention tools: Reflections from their use with multi-organizational teams, OMEGA International Journal of Management Science, 37, 193-203.

Franco, LA (2008) Facilitating Collaboration with Problem Structuring Methods: A case study of an inter-organisational construction partnership, Group Decision and Negotiation, 17, pp.267-284.

Franco, LA and Meadows, M (2007) Exploring new directions for research in problem structuring methods: On the role of cognitive style, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58(12), pp.1621-1629, ISSN: 0160-5682. DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602346.

Franco, A, Shaw, D, Westcombe, M (2007) Taking problem structuring methods forward, JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, 58(5), pp.545-546, ISSN: 0160-5682. DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602366.

Franco, LA (2007) Assessing the impact of Problem Structuring Methods in multi-organisational settings: An empirical investigation, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58, pp.760-768.

Franco, LA and Meadows, M (2007) Exploring new directions in Problem Structuring Methods research: On the role of cognitive style, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58, pp.1621-1629.

Westcombe, M, Franco, LA, Shaw, D (2006) Where next for PSMs - A grassroots revolution?, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 57(7), pp.776-778, ISSN: 0160-5682. DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602161.

Shaw, D, Franco, A, Westcombe, M (2006) Problem structuring methods: New directions in a problematic world, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 57(7), pp.757-758, ISSN: 0160-5682. DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602193.

Franco, LA (2006) Forms of conversation and Problem Structuring Methods: A conceptual development, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 57, pp.813-821.

Ackermann, F, Franco, LA, Gallupe, B, Parent, M (2005) GSS for multi-organizational collaboration: Reflections on process and content, Group Decision and Negotiation, 14(4), pp.307-331, ISSN: 0926-2644. DOI: 10.1007/s10726-005-0317-4.

Ackermann, F, Franco, LA, Gallupe, B, Parent, M (2005) Group Support Systems for multi-organizational collaboration: Reflections on process and content, Group Decision and Negotiation, 14, pp.307-331.

Franco, LA, Cushman, C, Rosenhead, J (2004) Project review and learning in the UK construction industry: Embedding a Problem Structuring Method within a partnership context, European Journal of Operational Research, 152, pp.586-601.



Conferences

Robertson, DA and Franco, LA (2016) An Agent-Based Model of Knowledge Transferral: Exploring the Need for Closure and Cognition. In OR Society: 8th Simulation Workshop (SW16), Stratford.

Robertson, DA and Franco, LA (2015) An Agent-Based Model of Knowledge Transferal. In Group Decision & Negotiation (INFORMS), Warsaw, Poland.

Robertson, DA and Franco, LA (2015) An Agent-Based Model of Knowledge Transferral: Exploring the Need for Closure & Cognition. In EURO 2015: 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, UK.

Franco, LA (2014) Zooming in on problem structuring interventions: An affordance perspective. In , OR56 Annual Conference - Keynote Papers, pp.68-80, ISBN: 0903440571.



Chapters

Franco, LA and Hamalainen, RP (2016) Engaging with behavioural OR: On methods, actors, and praxis. In Kunc, M, Malpass, J, White, L (ed) Behavioural operational research: Theory, methodology and practice:, pp.1-14, ISBN: 978-1-137-53549-8. DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-53551-1.

Lami, IM and Franco, LA (2015) Exploring the affordances of collaborative problem-solving technologies in the development of european corridors. In Integrated Spatial and Transport Infrastructure Development: The Case of the European North-South Corridor Rotterdam-Genoa, pp.65-80, ISBN: 9783319157085. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-15708-5_4.

Franco, LA and Montibeller, G (2011) Problem Structuring for Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Interventions. In Cochran, JJ (ed) Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, pp.1-14.

Franco, LA and Montibeller, G (2011) 'On-the-Spot' Modelling and Analysis: the facilitated modelling approach. In Cochran, J (ed) Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, pp.1-17.

Montibeller, G and Franco, LA (2011) Resource allocation in local government with Facilitated Portfolio Decision Analysis. In Salo, A, Keisler, J, Morton, A (ed) Advances in Portfolio Decision Analysis: Methods for improved resource allocation, pp.259-281.

Montibeller, G and Franco, LA (2010) Multi-criteria Decision Analysis for strategic decision making: Content and process. In Zopounidis, C and Pardalos, P (ed) Handbook of Multi-Criteria Analysis, pp.25-48.

Carreras, A and Franco, LA (2010) Facilitated problem structuring for e-Democracy. In Rios, D and French, S (ed) E-Participation: A group decision and negotiation perspective, pp.49-64.

Montibeller, G and Franco, LA (2007) Decision and Risk Analysis for the evaluation of strategic options. In O'Brien, F and Dyson, R (ed) Supporting strategy: Frameworks, methods and models, pp.251-284.

Franco, LA, Bryant, J, Hindle, G (2007) Problem structuring and the building and negotiation of strategic agendas. In O'Briend, F and Dyson, R (ed) Supporting strategy: Frameworks, methods and models, pp.87-113.



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