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Title: Participative simulation (PartiSim): A facilitated simulation approach for stakeholder engagement
Authors: Tako, Antuela A.
Kotiadis, Katherine
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: © Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Citation: TAKO, A.A. and KOTIADIS, K., 2018.. Participative simulation (PartiSim): A facilitated simulation approach for stakeholder engagement. Presented at the 2018 Winter Simulation Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 9-12 Dec., pp. 192- 206.
Abstract: Facilitated discrete event simulation offers an alternative mode of engagement with stakeholders (clients) in simulation projects. It is particularly beneficial when modeling systems with complex behaviour, involving many stakeholders with plurality of opinions and objectives. PartiSim - short for Participative Simulation - is a facilitated modeling approach developed to support simulation projects through a framework, stakeholder-oriented tools, and manuals in facilitated workshops. This tutorial describes the PartiSim approach, available for analysts and simulation modellers to use. A PartiSim study includes six stages, four of which involve facilitated workshops. PartiSim has been developed and tested through working with health care organisations. It can however, be applied to analyse operational problems in any other context within the services and manufacturing domains. This tutorial introduces PartiSim by describing the PartiSim framework and tools, some applications and example tools, a roadmap to adopting it and concludes with some tips for potential users.
Description: © 2018 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1109/WSC.2018.8632434
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/36818
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2018.8632434
ISBN: 9781538665725
ISSN: 1558-4305
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