Scientific Manpower Utilization, 1967: Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, First Session, Volumes 11-12

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Considers. S. 430, to authorize DOL grants and contracts to state governments and private institutions to facilitate application of systems analysis and systems engineering to national and local problems, and S. 467 and similar H.R. 20, to establish a national commission on public management to study and recommend systems analysis and management techniques to resolve national problems.

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Page 17 - ... otherwise, the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence, memoranda, papers, and documents as the Commission or such subcommittee or member may deem advisable.
Page 12 - POWERS OF THE COMMISSION SEC. 10. (a) HEARINGS AND SESSIONS. — The Commission or, on the authorization of the Commission, any subcommittee or member thereof, may, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, hold such hearings and sit and act at such times and places...
Page 197 - I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves ; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education.
Page 15 - Commission, consisting of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and two members of the Senate, to be selected by the President of the Senate, and two members of the House of Representatives, to be selected by the Speaker...
Page 283 - Everything is in motion around you; here, the people of one quarter of a town are met to decide upon the building of a church; there, the election of a representative is going on; a little...
Page 196 - The nature of man is intricate; the objects of society are of the greatest possible complexity ; and therefore no simple disposition or direction of power can be suitable either to man's nature, or to the quality of his affairs.
Page 71 - S. 2662, a bill to mobilize and utilize the scientific and engineering manpower of the Nation, to employ systems analysis and systems engineering to help fully employ the Nation's manpower resources to solve national problems.
Page 70 - ... by the Department of Defense, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Page 15 - Congress ; but they shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of the duties vested in the Commission.
Page 293 - The two largest professional societies that represent systems analysts are Operations Research Society of America (ORSA) and The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS). ORSA has about 3,200 members and TIMS has about 3,100 members.

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