Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 Complex Adaptive Behavior of Hybrid TeamsProcedia Computer Science. 139-148.
2016 Complex Adaptive Behavior: Pragmatic IdealismProcedia Computer Science. 73-79.
2015 Mission EngineeringInternational Journal of System of Systems Engineering. 161-185.
2015 Semantic Shift to Pragmatic Meaning in Shared Decision Making: Situation Theory Perspective
2015 The nature and behaviour of complex system archetypesInternational Journal of System of Systems Engineering. 302-326.
2014 Systems engineering: evolution and challengesInternational Journal of System of Systems Engineering. 379-399.
2013 A Theory of emergence and entropy in systems of systemsProcedia Computer Science. 283-289.
2011 Establishing a theoretical baseline: using agent-based modeling to create knowledgeIntelligence-based systems engineering. 259-284.
2009 Implementing a functional ISO 9001 quality management system in small and medium-sized enterprisesInternational Journal of Engineering. 220-228.
2009 Towards a leadership theory based on philosophical predispositionsInt J Knowl Cult Chang Manag. 85-98.
2008 A Research Agenda for Complex SituationsEngineering Management Journal.
2008 Research agenda for complex situationsEngineering Management Journal. 32-39.
2008 System of systems engineeringIEEE Engineering Management Review. 62.
2007 The Effect of Job Satisfaction in Labor Turnover by GenderJournal of Socio Economics.
2007 The Effect of Job Satisfaction on Labor Turnover by GenderAn Analysis for Switzerland Journal of Socioeconomics. 859-913.
2007 The effect of job satisfaction on labor turnover by gender: An analysis for SwitzerlandThe Journal of Socio-Economics.
2006 Supply Chain Inventory Control: A Comparison Among JIT, MRP, and MRP with Information Sharing Using SimulationEngineering Management Journal, Special Issue on Supply Chain management. 51-57.
2005 A Sociotechnical Cultural Literary ReviewProject Management Journal. 5-14.
2005 PMBOK® GuideGovernance.
2005 Russian Far East War Game: The Praxis of a Business War Game to Detect Tensions in Knowledge Structure of Russia
2004 System of systems engineering methodologyNational Centers for System of Systems Engineering Technical Paper. 2-23.
2003 Gender Differences in Job Satisfaction in Great Britain, 1991-2000: Permanent or Transitory?Applied Economics Letters. 691-694.
2003 System of systems engineeringEngineering Management Journal. 36-45.
2003 Systems of Systems EngineeringEngineering Management Journal. 36-45.
2003 Toward a methodology for system of systems engineeringProceedings of the American Society of Engineering Management. 1-8.
2001 A Study of Financial Analysis Expectations and Practices in the Engineering Management Workplaceage. 1.
2001 A cross-cultural study of the differing effects of corporate culture on TQM in three countriesInternational Journal of Quality & Reliability Management. 744-761.
2001 TQM Ethnocentricities: A Cross-Cultural Study of the Differing Effects of Corporate Culture on TQM in Three CountriesInternational Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. 744-761.
2000 Taking Another Look at the Gender/Job-Satisfaction ParadoxKyklos. 135-152.
2000 Well-Being at Work: A Cross-National Analysis of the Levels and Determinants of Job SatisfactionJournal of Socio-Economics. 517-538.
1999 The relationships between ethnological culture, corporate culture and total quality management: An exploratory study across three continentsUniversity of Missouri–Rolla.
IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Chapters

Year Title
2017 Cyberspace Situational Awareness FrameworkStrategic Cyber Defense: A Multidisciplinary Perspective.
2013 A narrative of [complex] situations and situations theoryManaging and Engineering in Complex Situations. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands.
2009 Problems in Pasta LandCase Studies in Engineering Economics. Oxford University Press.
2007 Job Satisfaction in Organizations and What We Can Learn from the Gender Job-Satisfaction ParadoxFokus Organisation, Sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektive und Analysen. Konstanz, Germany: UVK.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2012 Research Methodologies: A Look at the Underlying Philosophical Foundations of Research
2009 Generalized Research Canons for JTB(+) Knowledge
2008 A System of Systems Engineering Environment to deal with Complex Situations
2008 Agent-Based Modeling and Possible Implications on Management and Engineering Management
2008 Complex Situations: An Alternative Approach for Viewing as System of Systems
2008 Complex situations: an alternative approach for viewing a system of systems
2008 Implications of a Rationalist Inductive Approach in System of Systems Engineering Research
2007 A System of Systems Engineering Environment to Deal with Complex Situations
2007 Philosophical profile of the individual.  42-48.
2007 Systems Engineering in Complex Situations
2007 The national centers for system of systems engineering: a case study on shifting the paradigm for system of systems.  52-58.
2007 Towards a Diagnostic Framework for Understanding Complex Situations
2007 Type III:’The Theory of the Observer’.  1-6.
2006 Complex Situations: an alternative approach for viewing a System of Systems
2006 Employee Commitment and Turnover: Literature and Data Analysis and Correlations
2006 Management of System of Systems Engineering: System of Systems Engineering Requirements
2005 A Comparison of Canons of Science used in Positivistic Research and Constructivist/Naturalistic Research
2005 A Comparison of the Canons of Science Used In Positivisitc Research and Constructivism/Naturalistic Research
2005 Addressing Complex Situations: Philosophy for Complex Domains and System of Systems
2005 Complex system transformation: a system of systems engineering (SoSE) perspective.  200-207.
2005 Development of A System of Systems Engineering Method.  1.
2005 Labor Turnover, Gender and Satisfaction
2005 Managing the Transformation of System of Systems Engineering
2005 Pragmatic Idealism as the Basis for Understanding Complex Domains: The Trinity and SOSE
2005 Project management: A cultural literary review
2005 Transformation: A System of Systems Engineering Perspective.  200-207.
2004 An understanding of the application of research methods in engineering management
2004 Development of SOSE Methodology
2004 Job-Satisfaction and Labor Turnover: Does Gender Matter?
2003 A First Approach to Model Satisfaction at Work Under Equity Theory using Fuzzy Set Theory and System Dynamics
2003 A Tabu Search Approach for the Job Shop Scheduling Problem with Earliness and Tardiness.  420-425.
2003 Analysis of Female Representation in Technical Fields
2003 Framing of Complex System of Systems Engineering Problems.  8-15.
2002 Adding The “Socio” Component To Project Complexity Indices
2002 Adding the “Socio” Component to Project Complexity
2002 Boundary Setting: Inherent Problems and Solutions for an ISO 9001 Based Quality Management System.  162-168.
2002 Immediacy in Distance Education for Engineering Management: Implications of Theory and Research for Educational Practice
2002 Systemic Issues in Asynchronous Delivery of Graduate Engineering Management Programs
2001 A Study of Financial Analysis Expectations and Workplace Practices in the Engineering Management Workplace
2001 Advanced Sociotechnical Systems Theory
2000 Building Effective Student Teams through Transformational Leadership Training
2000 Design of Collaborative Engineering Work Systems.  21-29.
2000 The Effects of Corporate Culture on TQM Implementation: an Alternative Perspective
2000 The Importance of Independent Cost Terms in Reducing Estimate Variance

Research Overview

  • Complex Situations, Knowledge Theory, Decision Making, Planning and Goal Attainment in Uncertain Environments
  • Grants

  • Blockchain and Cybersecurity: Course Dev  awarded by National Security Agency 2017 - 2018
  • Support for CASE implementation on Northern Border  awarded by Systems Engineering Solutions, Inc. 2010 - 2013
  • Secure Border Initiative System of Systems Engineering Capability Development Second Generation  awarded by Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology 2008 - 2013
  • Navy Wave for Rich Collaboration STTR  awarded by Systems Engineering Solutions, Inc. 2010 - 2011
  • SOSE Development for SBI  awarded by Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology. 2006 - 2007
  • System-of-Systems Engineering Analysis for the Secure Border Initiative (SBI)  awarded by MITRE Corporation funded by the Department of Homeland Security 2006 - 2007
  • Support to Establish the System of Systems Center of Excellence  awarded by Concurrent Technologies Corporation. Congressionally directed funding. 2005 - 2006
  • The Department of Homeland Security Border System-of-Systems Engineering Analysis  awarded by Department of Homeland Security through NAVAIR 2005 - 2006
  • Training Program  awarded by Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) 2005 - 2006
  • SOSE Application to the Department of Homeland Security, Border and Transportation Security  awarded by NAVAIR 2004 - 2006
  • System of Systems Environment  awarded by Lockheed Martin 2005
  • Support to Establish the System of Systems Center of Excellence  awarded by Concurrent Technologies Corporation. Congressionally directed funding. 2004 - 2005
  • Support to Establish the System of Systems Center of Excellence  awarded by Concurrent Technologies Corporation. Congressionally directed funding. 2003 - 2004
  • System Analysis And Redesign Leading To ISO 9000 Implementation Plans  awarded by FOSSAC Price Fighters, a department of NAVSUP 2002 - 2003
  • ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System Analysis And Development  awarded by Takaha America, Inc. 2001 - 2002
  • System Analysis And Redesign Leading To ISO 9000 Implementation Plans  awarded by FOSSAC Price Fighters, a department of NAVSUP 2001 - 2002
  • Electronic Pilot Reporting System Feasibility Study (EPIREPS)  awarded by NASA Aviation Safety Program 2000 - 2001
  • Market Assessment Of Low Cost Terminal Area Weather Radar System (TAWR)  awarded by NASA Aviation Safety Program 2000 - 2001
  • System Analysis And Redesign Leading To ISO 9000 Implementation Plans  awarded by FOSSAC Price Fighters, a department of NAVSUP 2000 - 2001
  • Center of Excellence for Border Security and Immigration  awarded by Department of Homeland Security 2007 -
  • Center of Excellence for Border Security and Immigration  awarded by Department of Homeland Security 2006 -
  • Business System Process Redevelopment  awarded by This project is aimed at assessing and redesigning the organization,s business processes to improve performance and potentially become compliant with ISO 9001:2000. 2003 -
  • System Improvement And Deployment Planning  awarded by FOSSAC Price Fighters, a department of NAVSUP 2003 -
  • Quality Management System Development  awarded by KITCO Fiber Optics. 2002 -
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Engineering Management, Missouri University of Science and Technology 1999
  • M.S. in Engineering Management, Missouri University of Science and Technology 1995
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Cape Town 1989
  • Full Name

  • Andres Sousa-Poza