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Oral History Interview: John N. Warfield, June 27, 2008

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dc.description Transcript - typescript with color (green) OHP logo. 25 pgs. 8.5" x 11" (21.6 cm x 29.7 cm). Oral History Interview - mp3 audio recording. Run time is 45 m 56s. en
dc.description.abstract This is a telephone-interview conducted by David Houpt Graduate Research Assistant, Special Collections & Archives, University Libraries. Warfield discusses his background in electrical engineering, work with digital and analogue computers, and his tenure at Battelle Memorial Institute. He continues to explain how these experiences led him to develop Interpretive Structural Management (ISM). He also discusses the establishment of the Center for Interactive Management (CIM) at the University of Virginia, and some of its clients CIM. He also touches on the Center’s move to George Mason University. Warfield also describes Interactive Management (IM) and its history, making sure to draw the distinction between IM and the later developed Work Program of Complexity (WPOC). Next, Warfield outlines the preparation that goes into an IM workshop and then describes what takes place during a typical workshop. Warfield also talks about what he believes to be his greatest contribution to scholarship, some the men who influenced his work, and his opinions of the state of higher education in America.
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Warfield, John N. en_US
dc.subject Sullivan, Missouri en_US
dc.subject Pennsylvania State University en_US
dc.subject University of Missouri en_US
dc.subject digital computer en_US
dc.subject analog computer en_US
dc.subject PENNSTAC en_US
dc.subject Battelle Memorial Institute en_US
dc.subject Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation en_US
dc.subject complexity en_US
dc.subject Interpretive Structural Modeling (ISM) en_US
dc.subject Harary, Frank en_US
dc.subject House, Robert en_US
dc.subject Peirce, Charles Sanders en_US
dc.subject Work Program of Complexity (WPOC) en_US
dc.subject systems science en_US
dc.subject National Marine Fisheries Service en_US
dc.subject Ford Motor Company en_US
dc.subject Great University en_US
dc.title Oral History Interview: John N. Warfield, June 27, 2008 en
dc.type Recording, oral en
dc.type Other en

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