The first book in the new MIT Press Engineering Systems Book Series is now available in the MIT Press Bookstore, with a 20 percent introductory discount. Flexibility in Engineering Design by Richard de Neufville and Stefan Scholtes "provides a high-level overview of why flexibility in design is needed to deliver significantly increased value," according to the publisher's summary.
A full description of the book and several endorsements are available on the MIT Press website.
Richard de Neufville is a professor of engineering systems and civil and environmental engineering at MIT. He was the founding chair of the MIT Technology and Policy Program. Stefan Scholtes is Dennis Gillings Professor of Health Management and academic director of the Centre for Health Leadership and Enterprise at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, England.