Accession Number : AD0712314
Title : THE USE OF SYSTEMS TECHNIQUES IN CIVIL DEFENSE.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF
Personal Author(s) : Devaney,John F.
Report Date : MAY 1970
Pagination or Media Count : 186
Abstract : Civil defense has the attributes of a system and the techniques of systems evaluation have been applied in the development of policy and programs since the middle 1950's. Advances have been made in the state-of-the-art of civil defense and of systems evaluation. Application of systems evaluation techniques to civil defense is reviewed. A modified analytic framework is presented with definitions, graphic aids, and a qualitative demonstration of the method and of tis application to other activities such as: operational planning, organization, training, and so on. (Author)
Descriptors : (*CIVIL DEFENSE, *SYSTEMS ENGINEERING), RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, STATE-OF-THE-ART REVIEWS, TRAINING, BUDGETS, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, SHELTERS, COST EFFECTIVENESS
Subject Categories : Civil Defense
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE