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Author Gerchak, Yigal ♦ He, Qi Ming
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Systems Engineering Society of China
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2004
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Management ♦ stochastic comparison ♦ Systems and Information Theory in Engineering ♦ Game Theory/Mathematical Methods ♦ Operations Research/Decision Theory
Abstract We consider tasks where in order to perform them it is sufficient that one member of a group will know how to do it. We are interested in the effect of task difficulty, and variability of that difficulty, on group performance, and in particular on the marginal contribution of an additional number to the performance of groups of different size. We explore the implications of various stochastic orders over task difficulty and variability. Some intuitive conjectures are shown to be false.
ISSN 10043756
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-01-01
Publisher Place Beijing
e-ISSN 18619576
Journal Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering
Volume Number 13
Issue Number 1
Page Count 9
Starting Page 36
Ending Page 44

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