Doctoral Theses

Doctoral Theses

Name Pages Year Title
Abdel-Hamid 5221984The Dynamics of Software Development Project Management: An integrative System Dynamics Perspective
Anderson1891997The Effects of Business Cycles on Capital Supplier Productivity and Technological Capability
Bakken2551993Learning and Transfer of Understanding in Dynamic Decision Environments
Behrens2711975A Policy Structure for Monetary Control Decisions
Black2592002Collaborating Across Boundaries: Theoretical, Empirical, and Simulated Explorations
Diehl3101992Effects of Feedback Structure on Dynamic Decision Making
Eberlein2831984Simplifying Dynamic Models by Retaining Selected Behavior Modes
Fiddaman3601997Feedback Complexity in Integrated Climate-Economy Models
Ford3421995The Dynamics of Proj. Management: An invest. of the Impacts of Proj. Process & Coordination on Performance
"Forrester, N"2681982A Dynamic Synthesis of Basic Macroeconomic Theory: Implications for Stabilization Policy Analysis (D-3384)
Garet4751979The Implementation of Social Policy: An Assessment of Organizational Capability
Goncalves1902003Demand Bubbles and Phantom Orders in Supply Chains
Graham3611977Principles on the Relationship Between Structure and Behavior of Dynamic Systems (D-2785)
Hines2051987Essays in Behavorial Economic Modeling (D-4645)
Homer6491983A Dynamic Model for Analyzing the Emergence of New Medical Technologies
Kampmann4781992Feedback Complexity and Market Adjustment: An Experimental Approach
Killingsworth1811972Application of Contraction Mappings to the Control of Nonlinear Systems
Kim4321993A Framework and Methodology for Linking Individual and Organizational Learning: Applications in TQM·
Low5371977Financial Market Dynamics: An Analysis of Credity Extension and Savings Allocation
Lyneis2031974The Impact of Corporate Financial Policies On Corporate Growth And Profitability (D-2265)
Mashayekhi4371978Strategy of Economic Development in Iran: A Case of Development Based on Exhaustible Resources
Mass2851974Generic Feedback Structures Underlying Economic Fluctuations
Meadows1741969The Dynamics of Commodity Production Cycles: A Dynamic Cobweb Theorem
"Miller, J"2391974Dynamics of Urban Land Rezoning (D-1974)
Morecroft3491979Influences from Information Technology on Industry Cycles (A Case Study in Manufacturing Industry)
Morrison1552003Co-Evolution of Process and Content in Organizational Change: Explaining the Dynamics of Start & Fizzle
Oliva Pue1861996A Dynamic Theory of Service Delivery: Implications for Managing Service Quality
Ozveren2671989Analysis and Control of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: A State Space Approach
Paich1611994Boom and Bust: Decision making in a Dynamic Market Environment
Randers3361973Conceptualizing Dynamic Models of Social Systems: Lessons from a Study of Social Change
Repenning1571996The Improvement Paradox: Three Essays on Process Improvement Initiatives
Richardson21984The Evolution of the Feedback Concept in American Social Science
Richmond4231979Government Growth in a Fixed Economy
Rockhart1402001Calling Spirits from the Deep: Competying for and through Sophisticated Customers
Runge4261976Labor-Market Dynamics: An Analysis Of Mobility and Wages (D-2360)
Saeed4161980Rural Development And Income Distribution: The Case Of Pakistan
Sastry2451995Time and tide in organizations: Simulating change processes in adaptive, punctuated, and ecological theories of organizational evolution
Senge4211978The System Dynamics National Model Investment Function: A Comparison to the Neoclassical Investment Function
Shaffer4901976Court Management and the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System
Sterman10531981The Energy Transition and the Economy: A System Dynamics Approach, Vol. 1
Swanson1741969Resource Control in Growth Dynamics
Taylor4421999Modeling Paper Material Flows and Recycling in the US Macroeconomy

Master's and Bachelor's Theses


Master's and Bachelor's Theses

Name Pages Year Title
Abrams1681984Parameter Sensitivity Analysis in System Dynamics
Achi2531982A System Dynamics Model of a Professional Organizatiion: The Dynamics of Personnel Policy
Ames811966A Model of Hiring Practices and Implementation Decisions in a Research Oriented Organization
Bagley1481951Electronic Digital Machines for High-Speed Information Searching
Bates1101960A Dynamics Study of Self-Induced Seasonal Cycles
Ballmer1331960Copper Market Fluctuations: An Industrail Dynamics Study
Bamford1311991A Case Study in Managing Corporate Growth
Basile2031975A Socio-Economic Model of the United States: Evaluation of Transition Policies
Beaumariage1331960A Dynamic Model Study of a Military Product Development Organization
Becker1201970An Analysis of National Urbanization Problems/Policies and Existing/Propsed New Town
Bellin1201981The Founding, Growth and Development of Technically Based New Enterprises
Benton1811959An Investigation of Price Propagation in an Industrial Production-Distribution System
Blackman961966The Growth Dynamics of an Industrial Research Laboratory in the Aerospace Industry
Blitz1311957Digital Computers as Simulators of Dynamic Industrial Problems
Boyce721989Interactions of Sales and Manufacturing in a High Tech Firm
Brau941990A Computer-based Case Study of Sun Microsystems
Brekel461994A System Dynamics Analysis of the Steel Industry
Brougham711999S.D. and Process Improvement: Can the U.S. Navy Acquisition Community Learn from Industry Behavior?
Brown1311997World Dynamics in the 21st Century
"Brown, J."1321992A System Dynamics Analysis of Total Quality Management Implementation False Starts (D-4297)
Callahan581994The Dynamics of Quality Improvement
Cárdenas871995Illegal Firms, Drug Dealing, and the Effectiveness of Enforcement
Carstens1261966The Eddect of Managerial Capability on the Growth of the Firm: An Industrial Dynamics Study
Chevalley1661991From Central Command Economies to Free Markets: The Transition of Central Europe
Choi771999System Dynamics Approach to Address Urban Youth Homicide
Choudhari841997The Dynamics of Competitive Society (D-4677 )
Christman1421950Study of Automatic Control by Digital Computers
Cohen1851971Spin-Off Organizations: A Study of Enterprises Spun-off From the M.I.T. Community
Consunji841983Purchasing Strategy: A Key Factor for Success in the Computer Industry
Daniels1691984Exploring the Dynamics of Welfare: A S. D. Model of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program
Day831960A Dynamic Model of a Weapons Logistic System
deReynier1051960Production Information Flow and Decision Making in Naval Shipyards
Diab1521981Foreign Investment in the Building Industry in Kuwait: A System Dynamics Approach
Dondé831997Policy Analysis for Mexico City Based on a System Dynamics Model
Dougherty691992The Use of Dynamic Modeling in Intra-national Conflict Negotiations
Douthit441996The Long Wave: Theory, Evidence & Status
Dunlop1661960The Application of Dynamic Analysis to Management Decisions in Aviation
Engelsman1291991Search for Chaotic Signatures in Economic Data
Fairaizl1191973A Model of Interpersonal Dynamics Within the Community Health Team
Fakhoury1261984J.I.T. and M.R.P. Production and inventory Control Systems: Comparative and Simulation Analysis
Fey1701961The Stability and Transient Response of Industrial Organizations
Finan2561993System Dynamics Analysis of an Ordering System Used for Commercial Aircraft Manufacture
Finch841962Factors that Influence Changes in Cost and Time Schedules of Research and Development Contracts
Flint1001986A Role-playing Simulation for the Planning and Control of a Multiple-product Salesforce
Floribert461993Dynamics of Diffusion and Competition in the Market for Software
Folk961974A System Dynamics Representation of Monetary and Fiscal Policy Theory
Foster2331970The Dynamics of Blood Sugar Regulation
"Forrester, J."931945Hydraulic Servomechanism Developments
Frashure991964Electric Generating Equipment Industry Fluctuations: An Industrial Dynamics Study
Frasier1711972Crime and Punishment: A System Dynamics Analysis
Friis1551990Gone Today, Here Tomorrow: Computer Simulation Applied to Corporate Strategy for a Small Book Publisher
Fryling901964The Dynamic Problems of Introducing a Comptetitive Product to the Market
Genta1351989Understanding the Boston Real Estate Market: A System Dynamic Approach
Gerald1171987Teaching the Dynamics of Time Management
Glass771992Designing a Hands-On Approach to Calculus (D-4317)
Goldstein1101983Long Waves and War Cycles (D-3483)
Goodman941972Elementary System Dynamics Structures
"Graham, G."811986Behavioral Modeling and Sim. Of Production Planning in an Electronics Components Firm
Greer2231963A Gaming Approach to Management Eduction
Hadley1761958Towards a Dynamic Model of the National Economy
Halbower501991System Dynamics Applied to Pre-College Education: A Guide for Physics Teachers
Harlow571972Exploring Rent Control with Urban Dynamics
Hartman1071973Limits to Growth of Physics
Hastings1121969Resource Allocation Decisions in a Public Utility: An Industrail Dynamics Study
Hernandez551991Learning in Real Estate: The Role of the Development System in Causing Oversupply
"Hirsch, G."1101971Societal Response to Social Problems
"Hirsch, M."1631965A Behavioral Model of Professional Performance
Howard871961The Dynamics of Growth of a Small Company
Hunter1011964The Effect of Transportation on the Growth of a City
Hurford1311960Application of Industrial Dynamics to the Growth of the Fuel Manufacturing Industry for Nuclear Thermal Electric Power Plants
Ichihara1201965A Dynamic Model of Textile Industry
Jannsen2031961A Dynamic Model of a Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing Company
Jarmain1511962Dynamics of the Florida Frozen Orange Concentrate Industry
"Jones, A."1261997Sustaining Process Improvement in Product Development: The Dynamics of Part and Print Mismatches (D-4685)
"Jones, C. R."1091968A Dynamic Analysis of a Company's Interaction with the Aerospace Market
"Jones, M."721957Analysis of the Causes of Inventory and Production Oscillations in a Retail-Wholesale-Factory Distribution System
Kane2371963A Model-oriented Approach to Studying the Structure and Performance of a Research and Development Organization
Katz1171958An Operations Analysis of an Electronic Systems Firm
Kelly3011970The Dynamics of R & D Project Management
Kennedy1971962An Analysis of the Air Force Hi-Valu Logistic System: An Industrial Dynamics Study
Khan1351997System Dynamics Modeling of Generic Quality Improvement Programs (D-4688)
Khilnani281974Parameter Sensitivity in Non-linear Models
Kinsley1801959The Managerial Use Of Industrial Dynamics As Illustrated By a Company Growth Model(D-3659)
Knoll1941995A System Dynamics Model for the Diffusion of a New Technology
Konner991993Computer Simulation Applied to a Fast-Growing Oregon Winery
Krasnow1641958The Dynamics of Production and Distribution in the Rayon and Acetate Sector of the Textile Industry
Laird1121970A Dynamic Feedback Theory of Political Value Change
Larsen1221969An Evaluation of Managerial Strategies for Dealing with Work Pressure in a Project Oriented Environment
Leach341995Development of a Total Quality Management Flight Simulator
Ledet2481992Balancing Time-To-Marekt, Customer Understanding and Creative Innovation
Lenz1681959A Development of Explicit Methods in Technological Forecasting
Lett1571961An Industrial Dynamics Analysis of a Defense Product Development Organization
Li302000Computerized Beer Distribution Game Management Flight Simulators: A Review
Luebke991962Develoopment of a Top-level Management Game Based on Industrial Dynamics
"Lyneis,J."821970Corporate Growth as Influenced by Engineering and Marketing Resource Allocation
Lynes791966An Industrial Dynamics Approach to Interpersonal Behavior Systems
Maguire1051960Techniques of Industrial Dynamics Applied to a Small Manufacturing Company - A Case Study
Mahoney551960Effects of a Labor Sector on the Production Distribution System
Marcus1121971The Inventory and Distribution Policies of a Large Industrial Rubber Goods Firm
Martignone1231994Model Building for Internal Negotiations in a Large Retail Bank
"Martin, J."641983The Expanding Functional Integration of Manufacturing
"Martin, W."1631975A Policty Model of Prepaid Group Practice Growth Potential
McCarthy1831981Success versus Survival: The Dilemma of High Technology Firms
McPherson781965Organization Change: An Industrial Dynamics Approach
"Miller, R."1771963Dynamics of Product Growth in a Competitive Market
Moissi1581989Decision Making in the Insurance Industry: A Dynamic Simulation Model And Experimental Results (D-4029)
Mullen1731990The Merits of a Long Term View: An Analysis of Strategic Planning Time Horizons
Mullaney1041961The Dynamic Behavior of an Aerospace Company
Nee912002Urban Dynamics: An Application to Singapore
Nelson751957Economic Factors in Further Automation of the Oil and Chemical Industries
Niemi1271962Industrial Dynamics: Case Study of a Maiil Order Firm
Nord1671962Growth of a New Product
Olmstead1381960The Generation of a Market for a New Product in the Electronics Industry
Packer1051963The Impact of Resource Acquisition Pollicies on Corporate Growth
Papian851950A Coincident-Current Magnetic Memory Unit
Pathak1391968System Analysis of the Process of Implementing an Innovation
Payette1061970Financial Management and Corporate Growth: An industrial Dynamics Study
Pedersen1081967The Analysis of Feedback Systems
Perrine1121968The Dynamics of Transition in a Large Government Research and Development Center
Peters791971A Health Dynamic Model - Phase I
Pettit1611958Economic Models
Pringle1161965An Investigation of R & D Marketing Strategy
Rabins811979System Dynamics Modelling Of The Automobile With A View To Labor Stabilization (D-3078)
Raff1051960Dynamics of the Tankship Industry
Reichelt1781990Halter Marine: A Case Study of the Dangers of Litigation
Reyff1051980A System Dynamics Approach to Long-Range Railroad Equipment Planning
Rigler1521986A Competitive Study of the HMO Industry in Massachusetts
Roane961974Organization Dynamics
Robinson1281995Critical Examination of Models and Simulations to Support Air Warfare Training: Blue Flag
Rocky791961A Description of the Factors Involved in Planning a Program for a Research and Development Project
Rote501986Interest Rate Dynamics in the Post-war Period and the Long Wave Theory of Real Interst Rates
SaintGenies2241965Voting Behavior
Sakata1831965A Dynamic Study of Mass Production
Saylor1471987A Machiavellian Interpretation of Political Dynamics
Schlager2771961A Systems Analysis of the Copper and Aluminum Industries: An Industrial Dynamics Study
Scholl751991The Dynamics of System Dynamics: Past and Future
Schroeder961972Lowell Dynamics: Preliminary Applications of the Theory of Urban Dynamics
"Senge, P"1891972The Use of Additively and Multiplicatively Separably Functions in Systems Modeling
Seville1301994Moving Beyond The Model: A Framework for Integrating System Dynamics into Organizational Policy Making
Shimada671997Urban Dynamics: An Application to Mexico City
"Smith, D."391996FeedbackStructure underlying Microsfot's Success
"Smith, H."1321963An Industrial Dynamics Study of the Growth of a New Product
"Smith, R."731960A Dynamic Model of Advertising Competition
Steinhoff1191971Short Term Manpower Deployment: An Industrial Dynamics Study
Stiffler731987Overcoming Barriers to Effective Use of Simulation as a Strategy Analysis Tool
Stuart1241987On the Limit to Growth - An Update
Teplitz1011965Spin-Off Enterprises from a Large Government Sponsored Laboratory
Thomas1321980Planning for Discontinuities
Thompson971985Artificial Skin: Its Path to Adoption
Troup2281972Hospital Emergency Services: Modeling a Dynamic System
Twine1341973A Dynamic Systems Analysis of Defensive Medicine
Vaturi1351962Establishing Industries in Underdeveloped Countries
Wachold891963An Investigation of the Technical Effectiveness of a Gov. Research, Development, Test and Eval. Org.
Wainer1641965The Spin-off of Technology from Government-sponsored Research Laboratories: Lincoln Laboratory
Walter1291959An Analysis Relating Lead Time and Market Penetration in the Auto Industry
Weber571957The Dynamic Behavior of Business Systems by the Simulation Technique
Weibel1331962An Industrial Dynamics Study of Management Product Policies
Weidner901968The Failure of Intuitive Solutions
Weil901967Capital Market Development in Emerging Nations
Welles1901963An Analysis of the Dynamic Behavior of a Research and Development Organization
Wesolowski2011964The Impact of the 1962 New Drug Regulations on Pharmaceutical Research and Development
Wick1211975The Management Side of Ministry
"Wilcox, J."551965A Heuristic Model of Production and Investment
Wilcox1471967The Multiplier-accelerator Model Reformulated
Wile931994Theories of Organizaitonal Change: A System Dynamics Perspective
Witzburg1161974The Anatomy of Defensive Medicine: A System Dynamics Analysis
Zamudio-Ramírez3251996Economics of Automobile Recycling