Accession Number : AD0615394
Title : SOME COMMENTS ON COST-EFFECTIVENESS,
Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
Personal Author(s) : Quade,E. S.
Report Date : MAR 1965
Pagination or Media Count : 16
Abstract : Contents: Distinction between systems analysis and cost effectiveness Limitations of analyses in defense planning Pitfalls of analyses in defense planning The 'cherished belief' leading to an 'attention bias', the most frequent cause of failure to look at a full range of alternatives Transferring a portion of an administrator's decision making function to a model Current status of systems analysis Advantages of systems analysis.
Descriptors : (*SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, DEFENSE SYSTEMS), (*MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, DEFENSE SYSTEMS), (*DEFENSE SYSTEMS, COSTS), MILITARY BUDGETS, MILITARY PROCUREMENT, PROCUREMENT, DECISION MAKING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE