Handbook of Systems Engineering and Management

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Andrew P. Sage, William B. Rouse
Wiley, May 10, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 1256 pages
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Focus in this book is placed on systems engineering and systems management for building systems of all types. The role of these systems to produce high reliability, and quality services and products is stressed. The role of advanced information technologies in enhancing productivity and quality is also discussed.

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Contents

Life Cycles for Research
59
The Multidisciplinary Discipline
113
Risk Management
137
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About the author ANDREW P. SAGE is the Dean of the School of Information Technology and Engineering at George Mason University. He is also the first American Bank Professor of Information Technology. Dr. Sage is the Editor of the Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and is also author of a number of books, among them Economic Systems Analysis: Microeconomics for Systems Engineering, Engineering Management and Project Selection, a coauthor of Introduction to Computer Systems: Analysis, Design, and Applications and the editor of System Design for Human Interaction and the Concise Encyclopedia of Information Processing in Systems and Organizations. Dr. Sage received his PhD from Purdue University.

About the author WILLIAM B. ROUSE, PhD, is Chief Executive Officer of Search Technology, an innovative software company. He has been a professor of systems engineering at both the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois. Dr. Rouse is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and recipient of the Norbert Wiener Award from the Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. He is the author of the widely read and well regarded Strategies for Innovation: Creating Successful Products, Systems, and Organizations and Design for Success: A Human-Centered Approach to Designing Successful Products and Systems. Dr. Rouse received his doctorate in systems engineering from MIT.

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