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Systems Effectiveness

Highlights three principal applications of system effectiveness: hardware system evaluation, organizational development and evaluation, and conflict analysis. The text emphasizes the commonality of the system effectiveness discipline. The first part of the work presents a framework for system effectiveness, partitioning and hierarchy of hardware systems. The second part covers the structure, hierarchy, states, functions and activities of organizations. Contains an extended Appendix on mathematical concepts and also several project suggestions.

For systems scientists, engineers, business managers and military strategists.


Published: August 1987

Imprint: Pergamon

ISBN: 978-0-08-034814-8


  • Hardware Systems Evaluation: System effectiveness. Design adequacy/capability. Design adequacy of sensors. Reliability. System reliability. System readiness. Duels and combat effectiveness. Organisational Development and Evaluation: Organisation and system concepts. Effectiveness and states of organisation. Evaluation of organisations. Sensitivity analysis. Appendix - mathematical concepts.


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