Accession Number : ADA223214


Title :   Handling Decision Problems: a Structuring Language and Interactive Modules


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 1987-3 Oct 1989,


Corporate Author : LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Humphrey, P. C. ; Wisudha, A. D.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA223214


Report Date : 28 DEC 1989


Pagination or Media Count : 423


Abstract : This research surveys and describes the potential applications of 58 tools for structuring and analyzing decision problems. It examines the mode of operation and support capabilities of the more promising tools in detail and concludes with an overall evaluation and guidelines for future tool development. This research is an extention to, and update of: (1) Method and Tools for Structuring and Analyzing Decision Problems and (2) Building a Decision Structuring Library. This document contains the following research: Decision conference: Description, analysis and implications for group decision support; Analysis of decision conferences: Interpretation of decision maker's activities in problem identification, problem expressing and problem structuring; Analysis of the Stratum-specific information equipment and group identification processes in decision conferencing; The impact of the groups cognition pressures in problem formulation (model building) activities during DC. (kr)


Descriptors :   *DECISION MAKING , *GROUP DYNAMICS , COGNITION , HANDLING , IDENTIFICATION , SURVEYS , PRESSURE , OPERATION , TOOLS , SYMPOSIA , FORMULATIONS


Subject Categories : ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE