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Title: Integrating narratives into decision making for complex systems engineering design issues

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Industrial and Manufacturing Systems EngineeringIowa State University Ames Iowa
  2. Department of MusicIowa State University Ames Iowa
  3. Honeywell Building TechnologiesHoneywell International, Inc. Golden Valley Minnesota
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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1560760
Grant/Contract Number:  
DE‐AC02‐07CH11358
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Systems Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Systems Engineering Journal Volume: 23 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1098-1241
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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MacKenzie, Cameron A., Bryden, Kristy A., and Prisacari, Anna A. Integrating narratives into decision making for complex systems engineering design issues. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/sys.21507.
MacKenzie, Cameron A., Bryden, Kristy A., & Prisacari, Anna A. Integrating narratives into decision making for complex systems engineering design issues. United States. doi:10.1002/sys.21507.
MacKenzie, Cameron A., Bryden, Kristy A., and Prisacari, Anna A. Mon . "Integrating narratives into decision making for complex systems engineering design issues". United States. doi:10.1002/sys.21507.
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