An introduction to a discussion of system effectiveness at the Third Product Maintainability Working Seminar, sponsored by the Electronics Division of the American Society for Quality Control. The paper delineates some of the differences in approach of the designer and the analyst to the concept of system effectiveness as a criterion for the work of each.
Dordick, Herbert S., An Introduction to System Effectiveness. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1965. https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P3237.html. Also available in print form.
Dordick, Herbert S., An Introduction to System Effectiveness, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, P-3237, 1965. As of September 08, 2021: https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P3237.html