Information System Design in a Complex Organization -- RAND's LP-II Manned Simulation; Memorandum RM-2901-PR May 1962. Robert W. Johnson.

Information System Design in a Complex Organization -- RAND's LP-II Manned Simulation; Memorandum RM-2901-PR May 1962.

prepared for, US Air Force Project Rand, Rand Corp., Santa Monica CA 1962; 30 pages.

Condition: Good overall, 8.5x11 gray textured cardstock covers, stapled binding, toned along spine and exremities of covers, small corner bend, corporate rubberstamp upper corner of titlepage. One page with pencil notations and equations otherwise, pages clean.

Keywords: information systems, simulation

Price: $8.00

Item Description

'Elaborates on one aspect of the second RAND Logistics Systems Laboratory Project, LP-II -- the creation of a simulated information system. The purpose of LP-II, carried out in 1958-1959, was to develop base logistics for a mature wing of intercontinental ballistic missiles. To do so, it was necessary to develop a novel base maintenance and operations information system...' (from the preface)

'Study attempts to serve three groups of readers with specialized intersts - those whose primary interest is in information systems, those concerned iwth the management and operating technology of the particular military organization being simulated, and those basically concerned with simulation technique itself...' (from the summary).