Managing Engineering and Technology

ISBN-10: 0130619787
ISBN-13: 9780130619785
Edition: 3rd 2002
List price: $122.00
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List price: $122.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/14/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 490
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Introduction to Engineering Management
Engineering and Management
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Engineering
Management
Engineering Management: A Synthesis
Historical Development of Engineering Management
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Origins
The Industrial Revolution
Management Philosophies
Scientific Management
Administrative Management
Behavioral Management
Other Contributions
Functions of Technology Management
Planning and Forecasting
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Nature of Planning
The Foundation for Planning
Some Planning Concepts
Forecasting
Strategies for Managing Technology
Decision Making
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Nature of Decision Making
Management Science
Tools for Decision Making
Computer-Based Information Systems
Implementation
Organizing
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Nature of Organizing
Traditional Organization Theory
Technology and Modern Organization Structures
Teams
Some Human Aspects of Organizing
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Staffing Technical Organizations
Authority and Power
Delegation
Committees and Meetings
Motivating and Leading Technical People
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Motivation
Leadership
Motivating and Leading Technical Professionals
Controlling
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The Process of Control
Financial Controls
Nonfinancial Controls
Managing Technology through the Product Life Cycle
Managing the Research Function
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Product and Technology Life Cycles
Nature of Research and Development
Research Strategy and Organization
Selecting R&D Projects
Protection of Ideas
Creativity
Making R&D Organizations Successful
Managing Engineering Design
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Nature of Engineering Design
Systems Engineering/New Product Development
Concurrent Engineering and CALs
Control Systems in Design
Product Liability and Safety
Designing for Reliability
Other ""Ilities"" in Design
Planning Production Activity
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Introduction
Planning Manufacturing Facilities
Quantitative Tools in Production Planning
Production Planning and Control
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Managing Production Operations
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Assuring Product Quality
Productivity
Work Measurement
Maintenance and Facilities (Plant) Engineering
Other Manufacturing Functions
Engineers in Marketing and Service Activities
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Marketing and the Engineer
Engineers in Service Organizations
Managing Projects
Project Planning and Acquisition
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Characteristics of a Project
The Project Proposal Process
Project Planning Tools
Types of Contracts
Project Organization, Leadership, and Control
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Project Organization
The Project Manager
Motivating Project Performance
Controlling Cost and Schedule
Managing your Engineering Career
Achieving Effectiveness as an Engineer
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Getting Off to the Right Start
Charting Your Career
Communicating Your Ideas
Staying Technically Competent
Professional Activity
Managerial and International Opportunities for Engineers
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Management and the Engineer
International Management
Special Topics in Engineering Management
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Women and Minorities in Engineering and Management
Managing Your Time
Professional Ethics and Conduct
Future Considerations in Engineering and Management
Index

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