Faculty Advisor

Servatius, Brigitte

Faculty Advisor

Sisson, R. D.

Abstract

The important internal operating procedures of NOAA Research's Office of Management and Information have been thoroughly documented with flowcharts and written narratives. Analysis of these procedures has revealed problems of communication between departments and excessive numbers of individuals involved in simple tasks. Based on this analysis, it is recommended that the office make stronger use of e-mail, document new procedures as early as possible, and trim procedures to the minimum number of necessary personnel.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2001

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

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