Accession Number : AD0661605

Title :   MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TRAINING USING LEVIATHAN (A COMPLEX COMPUTERIZED ORGANIZATION SIMULATION).

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Holmen,M. G. ; Zuckerman,J. V.

Report Date : 02 NOV 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : The report describes a management system training project conducted in 1966 at System Development Corporation by researchers from System Development Corporation and staff members of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Southern California. The vehicle for the study was the Leviathan model, a computerized simulation for studying communication in large social organizations. The learning group and their experience with Leviathan are described and some subjective and objective evaluations of the experience are given. Finally, some reflections on the uniqueness and potential of the model are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOCIAL COMMUNICATION, *GROUP DYNAMICS), (*SOCIOMETRICS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING), (*MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, TEACHING METHODS), SIMULATION, LEARNING, COMPUTERS, BEHAVIOR, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Sociology and Law
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE