Occupational Skills and Additional Details for:

Operations Research Analysts

Typical Education and Training Path
Master's degree

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      Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

      Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.

      Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

      Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

      Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

      Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

      Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

      Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

      Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

      Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

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