Measures of effectiveness:an annotated bibliography.

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The purpose of this report is to provide guidance, from the open literature, on developing a set of ''measures of effectiveness'' (MoEs) and using them to evaluate a system. Approximately twenty papers and books are reviewed. The papers that provide the clearest understanding of MoEs are identified (Sproles [46], [48], [50]). The seminal work on value-focused thinking (VFT), an approach that bridges the gap between MoEs and a system, is also identified (Keeney [25]). And finally three examples of the use of VFT in evaluating a system based on MoEs are identified (Jackson et al. [21], Kerchner & Deckro [27], ... continued below

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Campbell, Philip LaRoche July 1, 2004.

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The purpose of this report is to provide guidance, from the open literature, on developing a set of ''measures of effectiveness'' (MoEs) and using them to evaluate a system. Approximately twenty papers and books are reviewed. The papers that provide the clearest understanding of MoEs are identified (Sproles [46], [48], [50]). The seminal work on value-focused thinking (VFT), an approach that bridges the gap between MoEs and a system, is also identified (Keeney [25]). And finally three examples of the use of VFT in evaluating a system based on MoEs are identified (Jackson et al. [21], Kerchner & Deckro [27], and Doyle et al. [14]). Notes are provided of the papers and books to pursue in order to take this study to the next level of detail.

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  • Report No.: SAND2004-2902
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/876379 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 876379
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc876149

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Campbell, Philip LaRoche. Measures of effectiveness:an annotated bibliography., report, July 1, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc876149/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.