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作者 Pyster, Arthur
書名 The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers : Uncommon Minds, Skills, and Careers
出版項 Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2018
©2018
國際標準書號 9781119412151 (electronic bk.)
9781119412144
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (269 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management Ser
Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management Ser
附註 Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Preface -- Chapter 1 Paradoxical Mindset -- What is Systems Engineering? -- Being a Systems Engineer -- Book Structure -- Chapter 1: Paradoxical Mindset -- Chapter 2: Six Uncommon Values -- Chapter 3: Fifteen Roles -- Chapter 4: A Systems Engineer's Proficiencies -- Chapter 5: Hidden in Plain Sight -- Chapter 6: Proficiency Profiles -- Chapter 7: Three Forces -- Chapter 8: Successful Careers -- Chapter 9: Secondarily a Systems Engineer -- Chapter 10: Thrive -- Career Development "Ecosystem" for Systems Engineers -- A Short Summary of the Helix Project -- Vignettes -- Notes and References -- Chapter 2 Six Uncommon Values -- The Parable of the Three Stonecutters -- What is Greatness, Anyhow? -- Value 1: Keep and Maintain The System Vision -- Value 2: Translate Technical Jargon Into Business or Operational Terms and Vice Versa -- Value 3: Enable Diverse Teams to Successfully Develop Systems -- Value 4: Manage Emergence in Both the Project and the System -- Value 5: Enable Good Technical Decisions at the System Level -- Value 6: Support the Business Case for the System -- How Others View Systems Engineers -- Notes and References -- Chapter 3 Fifteen Roles -- Roles Focused on the Systems Being Developed -- Roles Focused on Systems Engineering Process and Organization -- Roles Focused on Teams that Build Systems -- Relationship between Roles and Values -- Art Pyster at Digital Sound Corporation -- Systems Engineers Often Perform Management Roles -- Seniority -- The Seniority Framework -- Three Systems Engineers with Increasing Seniority -- Junior Systems Engineer -- Mid-Level Systems Engineer -- Senior-Level Systems Engineer -- Notes and References -- Chapter 4 A Systems Engineer's Proficiencies -- Engineering Proficiency Cluster
Area 1: Math/Science/General Engineering -- Area 2: System's Domain && Operational Context -- Systems Proficiency Cluster -- Area 3: Systems Engineering Discipline -- Area 4: Systems Mindset -- Professional Proficiency Cluster -- Area 5: Interpersonal Skills -- Area 6: Technical Leadership -- Example Positions -- Systems Engineers are Π-Shaped -- The Whole Package -- Notes and References -- Chapter 5 Hidden in Plain Sight -- Case 1: Japanese Bullet Train: Fast, Frequent, Safe, and Punctual -- Case 2: Boeing 777: Maintaining the Vision from Start to End -- Case 3: Healthcare.gov: Disastrous Start, Incredible Recovery -- Notes and References -- Chapter 6 Proficiency Profiles -- Assessing Proficiency -- The Self-Assessment Rubric -- MITRE's Early Use of Atlas and Personal Proficiency profiles -- Exemplar and Recommended Proficiency Profiles -- Aggregate Proficiency Profiles -- Notes and References -- Chapter 7 Three Forces -- Force 1: Experiences -- Force 2: Mentoring -- Force 3: Education & Training -- Force Multipliers -- Personal Characteristics as Force Multipliers -- Self-Assessing Personal Characteristics -- Organizational Characteristics as Force Multipliers -- Notes and References -- Chapter 8 Successful Careers -- Nicole Hutchison Grows into a Systems Engineer -- Two Datasets about Senior Systems Engineers -- Four Questions -- The Education of Systems Engineers -- The Education of Interviewed Chief Systems Engineers -- The Education of INCOSE Systems Engineering Professionals -- Overall Conclusions About the Education of Systems Engineers -- The Experiences of Chief Systems Engineers -- Lifecycle Phases in Which Chief Systems Engineers Have Worked -- Roles That Chief Systems Engineers Perform -- Experiences of Expert Systems Engineering Professionals -- Overall Conclusions About the Experiences of Very Senior Systems Engineers
Cathy's Career Revisited -- Career Maps for Pyster and Hutchison -- Notes and References -- Chapter 9 Secondarily a Systems Engineer -- Classic Engineers -- A Senior Electrical Engineer Who Is Secondarily a Systems Engineer -- Systems Education for All Engineers -- Proficiencies of Twenty-First-Century Classic Engineers -- Program and Project Managers -- A Project Manager Who Is Secondarily a Systems Engineer -- Notes and References -- Chapter 10 Thrive -- Looking Ahead -- How a Junior or Mid-Level Systems Engineer Can Thrive -- How a Classic Engineer, Who is Secondarily a Systems Engineer, Can Thrive -- How a Manager of Systems Engineers Can Thrive -- How an Executive Can Thrive -- Closing Thoughts -- Notes and References -- Appendix: Biographical Sketches of Quoted Systems Engineers -- Glossary and Acronyms -- Index -- EULA
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Pyster, Arthur The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers : Uncommon Minds, Skills, and Careers Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2018 9781119412144
主題 Systems engineering-Vocational guidance.
Engineers-Psychological aspects
Electronic books
Alt Author Henry, Devanandham
Hutchison, Nicole
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