Franklin

Managing and engineering complex technological systems / Avigdor Zonnenshain and Shuki Stauber.

Author/Creator:
Zonnenshain, Avigdor, author.
Edition:
1st edition
Publication:
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (238 p.)
Subjects:
Systems engineering.
Industrial management.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
"This book is based on a qualitative study that includes dozens of in-depth interviews with experts in the systems engineering field"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Words from Incose President; Words from the Head of the Bernard M. Gordon Center for Systems Engineering, Technion; Words from the President of the Israeli Association for Systems Engineering INCOSE-IL; Words from the Writers; Preface; List of Interviewees (Alphabetical Order); Part I Systems Engineering - A General Overview; Chapter 1.1The Origins, History, and Uniqueness of Systems Engineering; 1.1.1 On The Essence of Systems Engineering; 1.1.2 The Different Types of Systems Engineering; Chapter 1.2A Multidisciplinary, Systemic View
1.2.1 The Boundaries of a System1.2.2 Systems of Systems; 1.2.3 Managing the Human Factor; 1.2.4 Traits Derived From an Interdisciplinary, Systemic View; Chapter 1.3The Systems Engineer as Manager and Leader; 1.3.1 Systems Engineering and Technological Project Management; Chapter 1.4The Evolution of a Systems Engineer; 1.4.1 The Main Paths of Development of Systems Engineers; 1.4.2 The Evolution of Software Engineers Into Systems Engineers; 1.4.3 The Training of Systems Engineers; Chapter 1.5Systems Engineering in Various Organizations
1.5.1 Who is a Systems Engineer? - A Question of TerminologyChapter 1.6The Future of Systems Engineering; Part II A World of Complex Projects - then and Now; Chapter 2.1The IAI Lavi Project - The Dream and Downfall; 2.1.1 The Feasibility Study; 2.1.2 The Project; 2.1.3 The End of the Project and Further Insights; Chapter 2.2The Iron Dome Project - Development Under Fire; 2.2.1 Background and Preparations; 2.2.2 The Management of the Project; Part III The Interviews; Chapter 3.1Developments in a Complex, Technological World - The Aviation and Space Industries
3.1.1 ""Structured, Multidisciplinary Methods of Resolving Lateral Problems""3.1.2 ""Planning Systems that Fit the Needs of Both Clients and Users""; 3.1.3 ""Seeing Beyond Technology - Understanding the Mission""; 3.1.4 ""Simplification Capabilities in a Complex Environment""; 3.1.5 ""Complex Mega-Systems That Cannot be Supervised""; Chapter 3.2Developments in Industry and Commerce and in Complex Civilian Systems; 3.2.1 ""The Ability to Identify Bottlenecks and Eliminate Them""; 3.2.2 ""Well-Organized Work is Always Needed; the Problem is People Don't Always Want to Make the Effort""
3.2.3 ""Management-Oriented Systems Engineers Also See The Business Aspects""3.2.4 ""Optimization by the Top Ranks""; Chapter 3.3The Influence of the Accelerated Progress in the Computing World; 3.3.1 ""When a Critical Mass of Processes and Methods is Formed, A New Profession is Born""; 3.3.2 ""Looking at a Problem From Different Angles""; 3.3.3 ""Venturing Beyond the Core-Subjects to Study New Areas""; 3.3.4 ""The Abstract Level of Discussion is of Great Value""; Chapter 3.4Systems Engineering and Academia; 3.4.1 ""Applying Holistic Thinking""
3.4.2 ""A Powerful Natural Curiosity and an Ability to Truly Like People""
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Stauber, Shuki, author.
ISBN:
1-119-06846-0
1-119-06845-2
1-119-06856-8
OCLC:
907295957
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