Accession Number : AD0704892

Title :   TOP-MAN-X: A MANAGEMENT SIMULATION FOR INSTRUCTION IN TOTAL PROGRAMMING AND THE BASE ENGINEER AUTOMATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (BEAMS).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 67-Sep 69,

Corporate Author : TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS INC LOS ANGELES CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Kibbee,Joel M. ; Vickman,Leon ; Dent,Ellen M. ; Dominguez,Luis F. ; Stellmach,Arthur T.

Report Date : 26 SEP 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : TOP-MAN-X, a management game is used to assist in the instruction of USAF personnel in Total Programming. Total Programming is a USAF developed set of concepts and procedures for the optimum allocation of resources to the operation and maintenance of real property facilities on an Air Force base. TOP-MAN-X is a manual 'suitcase' management game. The report includes a short introduction to Total Programming, a discussion of TOP-MAN-X and the various steps in its development, and concludes with some remarks on the automation of both TOP-MAN-X and Total Programming. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), (*AIR FORCE TRAINING, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), (*MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, *TEACHING METHODS), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, SIMULATION, TRAINING DEVICES, INVENTORY CONTROL, MAINTENANCE, PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, GAME THEORY

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE