Decision Making in Systems Engineering and Management, Second Edition
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Editor(s): Gregory S. Parnell, Patrick J. Driscoll, Dale L. Henderson
Published Online: 9 NOV 2010
Print ISBN: 9780470900420
Online ISBN: 9780470926963
About this Book
Decision Making in Systems Engineering and Management is a comprehensive textbook that provides a logical process and analytical techniques for fact-based decision making for the most challenging systems problems. Grounded in systems thinking and based on sound systems engineering principles, the systems decisions process (SDP) leverages multiple objective decision analysis, multiple attribute value theory, and value-focused thinking to define the problem, measure stakeholder value, design creative solutions, explore the decision trade off space in the presence of uncertainty, and structure successful solution implementation. In addition to classical systems engineering problems, this approach has been successfully applied to a wide range of challenges including personnel recruiting, retention, and management; strategic policy analysis; facilities design and management; resource allocation; information assurance; security systems design; and other settings whose structure can be conceptualized as a system.