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The economics of human systems integration : valuation of investments in people's training and education, safety and health, and work productivity / William B. Rouse

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Rouse, William B.  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 365 pages)
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Resource on trial 5/1/20-10/30/20.
THE ECONOMICS OF HUMAN SYSTEMS INTEGRATION; Contents; Preface; Contributors; PART I INTRODUCTION; 1. Introduction; 2. Industry and Commercial Context; 3. Government and Defense Context; PART II ECONOMICS OVERVIEW; 4. Human Capital Economics; 5. Labor Economics; 6. Defense Economics; 7. Engineering Economics; PART III MODELS, METHODS, AND TOOLS; 8. Parametric Cost Estimation for Human Systems Integration; 9. A Spreadsheet-Based Tool for Simple Cost-Benefit Analyses of HSI Contributions During Software Application Development; 10. Multistage Real Options
11. Organizational Simulation for Economic AssessmentPART IV CASE STUDIES; 12. HSI Practices in Program Management: Case Studies of Aegis; 13. The Economic Impact of Integrating Ergonomics within an Automotive Production Facility; 14. How Behavioral and Biometric Health Risk Factors Can Predict Medical and Productivity Costs for Employers; 15. Options for Surveillance and Reconnaissance; 16. Governing Opportunism in International Armaments Collaboration: The Role of Trust; Index
Human Systems Integration is a new but fundamental integrating discipline in moving business and engineering cultures toward a more people-technology orientation. Economics of Human Systems Integration provides essential economic concepts, principles, methods, and tools on systems integration issues and tradeoffs. This text focuses on human issues associated with design, development, production, operations, maintenance, and sustainment of complex systems. Professionals and students will enjoy the wide range of real-world applications, tools, methods for economic analysis, and the different exe.
Human engineering  Search this
Systems engineering  Search this
Employees--Training of  Search this
Work environment  Search this
Human capital  Search this
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Workplace Culture  Search this
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Human Resources & Personnel Management  Search this
Call number:
TA166 .R68 2010 (Internet)
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