Autor/en: William B. Rouse
1. September 2010 - gebunden - 362 Seiten
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Human Systems Integration is a new but fundamental integrating discipline in moving business and engineering cultures toward a more people-technology orientation. "Economics of Human Systems Integration" provides essential economic concepts, principles, methods, and tools on systems integration issues and tradeoffs. This text focuses on human issues associated with design, development, production, operations, maintenance, and sustainment of complex systems. Professionals and students will enjoy the wide range of real-world applications, tools, methods for economic analysis, and the different executives and government's perspectives on economic decision-making.
Preface. Contributors. PART I INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction ( William B. Rouse). 2. Industry and Commercial Context ( William B. Rouse). 3. Government and Defense Context ( William B. Rouse and Douglas A. Bodner). PART II ECONOMICS OVERVIEW. 4. Human Capital Economics ( William B. Rouse). 5. Labor Economics ( Nachum Sicherman). 6. Defense Economics ( Keith Hartley). 7. Engineering Economics ( William B. Rouse). PART III MODELS, METHODS, AND TOOLS. 8. Parametric Cost Estimation for Human Systems Integration ( Ricardo Valerdi and Kevin Liu). 9. A Spreadsheet-Based Tool for Simple Cost-Benefit Analyses of HSI Contributions During Software Application Development ( Deborah J. Mayhew). 10. Multistage Real Options ( Michael J. Pennock). 11. Organizational Simulation for Economic Assessment ( Douglas A. Bodner). PART IV CASE STUDIES. 12. HSI Practices in Program Management: Case Studies of Aegis ( Aruna Apte). 13. The Economic Impact of Integrating Ergonomics within an Automotive Production Facility ( W. Gary Allread and William S. Marras). 14. How Behavioral and Biometric Health Risk Factors Can Predict Medical and Productivity Costs for Employers ( Ron Z. Goetzel, Enid Chung Roemer, Maryam Tabrizi, Rivka Liss-Levinson, and Daniel K. Samoly). 15. Options for Surveillance and Reconnaissance ( William B. Rouse). 16. Governing Opportunism in International Armaments Collaboration: The Role of Trust ( Ethan B. Kapstein). Index .
William B. Rouse is Executive Director of the Tennenbaum Institute at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also a professor in the College of Computing and School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Rouse's earlier positions include chair of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, CEO of two innovative software companies-Enterprise Support Systems and Search Technology-and faculty positions at Georgia Tech, University of Illinois, Delft University of Technology, and Tufts University.
"It provides an overview of how the field of economics addresses these difficulties, focusing on human issues associated with design, development, production, operations, maintenance, and sustainment of complex systems." (Smart Grid, 9 February 2011)
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