control hierarchy

control hierarchy

[kən′trōl ′hī·ər‚är·kē]
(control systems)
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While a rigid command and control hierarchy may be the best approach for commanding troops on the battlefield, it is a fundamentally flawed model for leading knowledge workers in the 21st century.
During the last two weeks the Birmingham Mail has exclusively revealed, through this column, the growth of White Collar promotions, which is causing consternation for the Boxing Board of Control hierarchy.
With the availability of control levels, a control hierarchy can be constructed with commands and registers.
The master drive would communicate diagnostics, process-related information, and overall control signal information back to up the control hierarchy to a controller through fieldbus and to a human/machine interface (HMI) through Ethernet.
Second is the application to provide a visualization of dimensional metrology knowledge within a control hierarchy of the inspection process.
However, decentralized decisionmaking also has high potential to disrupt the command and control hierarchy of the military, jeopardizing mission goals.
While the standard control hierarchy mentioned above fits just about any computer-controlled instrument situation, it misses details that separate the efforts of ODAA and IVIF.
Habraken finds that most environments show a control hierarchy with many levels.
Insurance: Comparable results have been achieved by shifting from a bureaucratic command and control hierarchy to a networked integration structure, with a 30 percent reduction in non-value added work, boosting profits and customer satisfaction by a similar amount.
Developments in processing and data handling have allowed many of the traditional "back office" functions to be taken out of branches under a more rigid command and control hierarchy.
The hazard control hierarchy developed by the safety community presents a systematic approach to addressing safety issues.
in their MarketScope for Manufacturing Operations Management, 2007 Industry Research issued December 21, 2007, "All our clients are looking at the business implications and benefits of global standardization at the MOM layer and starting to see it for what it should be -- the bottom layer of the business-IT hierarchy rather than the top layer of the control hierarchy.