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1988 Proceedings – La Jolla, CA USA

The 6th International Conference

of the System Dynamics Society

1988 – La Jolla, CA USA

The following papers were presented at the conference in parallel and plenary sessions. The original printed proceedings, edited by Nathan B. Forrester, Andrew Ford, Jack B. Homer and Dorothy Nemanich were printed in hardcopy and distributed at the conference. Below please find the Paper Index for these proceedings.

Papers are listed alphabetically by the last name of the first author. Available papers are Acrobat (.pdf) files and can be read using Acrobat Reader available from

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PAPER INDEX – listed alphabetically by first author:

Alwani,, Mazen M. with Eric F. Wolstenholme and A.A. Al-Hudaib   The Design and the Testing of Plans at Government Level in Kuwait
Beckmann, Jürgen with Nicolai V. Engelhardt   System Dynamics as a Support for Cash Management Expert Systems
Cavana, Robert Y. with Eric Haywood   A System Dynamics Model of the New Zealand Economy
Dangerfield, Brian C. with Carole A. Roberts   A Model for Exploring Scenarios Surrounding the Spread of AIDS in the U.K.
Diehl, Ernst W.   Participatory Simulations as Training Tools – A Study Based on the Market Growth Model
Finkenwirth, Andre with Georg Doll   System Dynamics Simulations for the Management of a Commercial Bank
Ford, Andrew   System Dynamics and Uncertainty: Results of Two Applications of Formalized Sensitivity Analyses with System Dynamics Models of the Electric Utility Industry
Fritz,Richard G.   The Effect of Linguistic Structure on the Analytic Paradigm of System Dynamics
Fritz, Richard G.   Evaluating the Impact of Financial Repression on the Economic Development Pattern of the Philippines
Fugleberg, Ole with David F. Andersen   Sensitivity of Econometric Estimates of System Parameters to Changes in Sampling Intervals, Measurement Error, and Process Error
Graham, Alan K.   Generic Models as a Basis for Computer-Based Case Studies
Homer, Jack B. with Peiwei Mi   SDNET: An Integrated Communications Network and Database for the International System Dynamics Community
Homer, Jack B.with Ivan Somers   Defense Program Lifecycle Management: A Dynamic Model for Policy Analysis
Jessen, Svein A.   Can Project Dynamics be Modelled?
Karsky, Michael   The World Oil Market: A System Dynamics Approach
Keloharju,Raimo J.J.   Multi-Criteria Optimization in System Dynamics
Kivijärvi, Hannu with Markku Touminen   Financial and Production Planning in a Manufacturing Firm: Dynamic and Multi-Attribute Strategic Analysis
Klaue,Thomas   Capital Investment Planning for New Technologies- A System Dynamics Assessment on Economic Efficiency
Kumar, Rakesh   Corporate Simulation Modelling for Strategic Planning: A Modular Approach Based on System Dynamics Method
Lei, Mingkai with Xiaoyong Zhang   A Model of System Dynamics on Factory Management
Levine, Ralph L. with Jane L. Pearson and Nicholas Ialongo   Modeling the Dynamics of a Family in Crisis
Milling,Peter M.   Subjective Knowledge Bases in Corporate Policy Making
Morecroft, John D.W.   Strategic Microworlds and System Dynamics Modelling
Radzicki, Michael J. with Michael G. Bowen, Robert G. Kuller and Hector H. Guerrero   The Dynamics of Escalation Phenomenon
Saeed, Khalid   System Dynamics Modelling for the Design of Change
Shiizuka, Hisao with Fumie Kouchi, Tomoko Toishi and Etsuko Toyoda   System Behaviors on Educational Problems
Sterman, John D.   Modeling Managerial Behavior: Misperceptions of Feedback in a Dynamic Decisionmaking Experiment
Sturis, Jeppe with Eric Mosekilde   Bifurcation Sequence in a Simple Model of Migratory Dynamics
Swart, Johan   Behavioural Sensitivity of the Lotka-Volterra Model
Toro, M. with F. Gaona and Javier Aracil   Oscillations and Chaos in Ecological Populations
Uhran, John J. Jr. with Nassir Ghiaseddin and Ramzi K. Bualuan   Expert System Dynamics Modeling with GURU
Vennix, Jac A. M. with Jan W. Gubbels,  Doeke Post and Henk J.

A Structured Approach to Knowledge Acquisition In Model Development
Vermeulen, P.J. with W.J. Rossouw and M.J. Joubert   A Decision Support Model for University Management
Wallace, Stuart D. with Fahriye H. Sancar   An Integrative Approach to Water Resource Management: An Application in Madison, Wisconsin
White, Norman F.   The Relationship Between Health Care Interventions and Morbidity: Some Counter-Intuitive Implications of a Socio-Ecological Model
Wolstenholme, Eric F.   The Effectiveness of Management Information Systems
Xia, Yun Guan with Wan Kang Chen   Description of Microeconomics by System Dynamics
Yang, Ching T. with Ansheng Cao   Using System Dynamics Method to Analyse an Enterprise
Yang, Shi Shen   Inventory Control and Forecasting
Young, Showing H. with Iwan B. Santoso   A System Dynamics Approach to the Car Ownership Trend in Taiwan Urban Areas
Zhang, Xing   The Application of System Dynamics in Solving a Dynamic Input-Output Model with Delays

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