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