Presents the foundational systemic thinking needed to conceive systems that address complex socio-technical problems
This book emphasizes the underlying systems analysis components and associated thought processes. The authors describe an approach that is appropriate for complex systems in diverse disciplines complemented by a case-based pedagogy for teaching systems analysis that includes numerous cases that can be used to teach both the art and methods of systems analysis.
- Covers the six major phases of systems analysis, as well as goal development, the index of performance, evaluating candidate solutions, managing systems teams, project management, and more
- Presents the core concepts of a general systems analysis methodology
- Introduces, motivates, and illustrates the case pedagogy as a means of teaching and practicing systems analysis concepts
- Provides numerous cases that challenge readers to practice systems thinking and the systems methodology
How to Do Systems Analysis: Primer and Casebook is a reference for professionals in all fields that need systems analysis, such as telecommunications, transportation, business consulting, financial services, and healthcare. This book also serves as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students in systems analysis courses in business schools, engineering schools, policy programs, and any course that promotes systems thinking.
Keywords: Systems Engineering; Project Management; Systems Analysis; Index of Performance; Zwicky's Morphological Box; The Case Study Method; Evidenced Based Learning
Systems Engineering; Project Management; Systems Analysis; Index of Performance; Zwicky's Morphological Box; The Case Study Method; Evidenced Based Learning, Program & Project Management, Management Science / Operations Research, Program & Project Management, Management Science/Operational Research
- Gibson, John E.
- Gibson, William F.
- Scherer, William T.
- Smith, Michael C.
- John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
- Publication year
- Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management
- Page amount
- 304 pages
- Technology, Energy, Traffic
- eISBN (ePUB)
- Printed ISBN