What is a model? LO5658

DAVID REED (DPR9989@KGV1.bems.boeing.com)
Thu, 15 Feb 1996 14:15:55 -0700 (PDT)

Okay, I admit. This discussion made me turn to my Websters and look up
the term. What I found was, among other things, SHAPING.

I tend to use the word as a verb. Modeling for me means to shape a concept or
idea into a physical form. A graphic representation. But, and here is
where I contradict myself, I also use modeling to mean placing accepted rules
and known practices around an idea or concept so that relationships can be

For now...
David Reed
(206)655-3245 E-mail: dpr9989@kgv1.bems.boeing.com
Human Resources Strategy Development

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