Document Type : Research Paper


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Mindset means mental attitude. Methodology means a system of methods used in a particular area of study. If one studies any textbook in industrial engineering, one reads about various optimization methods. Hence it is natural to assume that industrial engineering is a methodology. However, this paper argues that industrial engineering is a mindset geared toward optimisation, and methodology is just a manifestation of that mindset.


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