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Soft Systems Methodology Conceptual Model Building and Its Contribution

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ISBN-10: 0471894893

ISBN-13: 9780471894896

Edition: 2001

Authors: Brian Wilson

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Conceptual model building is accepted as a key phase in Soft Systems Methodology. Despite the recognition of the importance of the SSM, students are still experiencing difficulty with the basic process of conceptual model building. This book addresses that issue.
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Book details

List price: $87.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/22/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 284
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Foreword by Mike Duffy
Preface
Preamble
Models and Methodology
Basic Principles of HAS Modelling
Selection of Relevant Systems
Business Process Re-engineering
The Consensus Primary Task Model
CPTM-Formulation Using Wider-system Extraction
CPTM-Assembly Using the Enterprise Model
Application to Training Strategy and HR
Generic Model Building
Conclusions
The Albion Case
Exercises
The Development of the United Kingdom's Single Army Activity Model and Associated Information Needs and its Relationship to Command and Control
An Overview of Soft Systems Methodology
Example of Applying Information Analysis Method to Airspace Control Function
Examples of Product to Information Category Mapping
References
Index