Determination of effectiveness Measures: Effectiveness measure is a measure of success of a model in representing a problem and providing a solution. It is the connecting link between the objectives and the analysis required for corrective action. It tests the success of a solution and determines if there is need for improving the method of attack or even of altering the solution.
Formulation of the problem Relative to the Objective: Since every operation is study with problems, the operations analyst must determine the type of problems its origin and causes. Problem are of many types.
a. Remedial type with its origin in actual or threatened accidents for example airplane crashes job performance hazards.
b. Optimization types for example performing a job more efficiently.
c. Transference type consisting of applying the new advances improvements and inventions in one field to other fields.
d. Prediction type for example forecasting the problems associated with future developments. And inventories.