Managing Engineering and Technology

ISBN-10: 0133485102

ISBN-13: 9780133485103

Edition: 6th 2014

List price: $223.80 Buy it from $16.12 Rent it from $24.52
eBook available
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Managing Engineering and Technology is ideal for courses in Technology Management, Engineering Management, or Introduction to Engineering Technology. This text is also ideal for engineers, scientists, and other technologists interested in enhancing their management skills. ¿ Managing Engineering and Technology is designed to teach engineers, scientists, and other technologists the basic management skills they will need to be effective throughout their careers.

New Starting from $36.10
Alternate versions
Rent Starting from $24.52
eBooks Starting from $44.99
Rent eBooks
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $223.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 8/13/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.10" wide x 9.20" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to Engineering Management
Engineering and Management
Preview
Learning Objectives
Engineering
Management
Engineering Management: A Synthesis
Discussion Questions
Sources
Statistical Sourcebook
Historical Development of Engineering Management
Preview
Learning Objectives
Origins
The Industrial Revolution
Management Philosophies
Scientific Management
Administrative Management
Behavioral Management
Contemporary Contributions
Discussion Questions
Sources
Functions of Technology Management
Leading Technical People
Preview
Learning Objectives
Leadership
Motivation
Motivating and Leading Technical Professionals
Discussion Questions
Sources
Statistical Sourcebook
Planning and Forecasting
Preview
Learning Objectives
Nature of Planning
The Foundation for Planning
Some Planning Concepts
Forecasting
Strategies for Managing Technology
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Statistical Sourcebook
Decision Making
Preview
Learning Objectives
Nature of Decision Making
Management Science
Tools for Decision Making
Computer-Based Information Systems
Implementation
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Organizing
Preview
Learning Objectives
Nature of Organizing
Traditional Organization Theory
Technology and Modern Organization Structures
Teams
Discussion Questions
Sources
Some Human Aspects of Organizing
Preview
Learning Objectives
Staffing Technical Organizations
Authority and Power
Delegation
Committees
Teams
Discussion Questions
Sources
Statistical Sourcebook
Controlling
Preview
Learning Objectives
The Process of Control
Financial Controls
Human Resource Controls
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Managing Technology
Managing Research and Development
Preview
Learning Objectives
Product and Technology Life Cycles
Nature of Research and Development
Research Strategy and Organization
Selecting R&D Projects
Making R&D Organizations Successful
Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Statistical Sourcebook
Managing Engineering Design
Preview
Learning Objectives
Nature of Engineering Design
Systems Engineering/New Product Development
Concurrent Engineering
Control Systems in Design
Design Criteria
Other Criteria in Design
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Planning Production Activity
Preview
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Planning Manufacturing Facilities
Quantitative Tools in Production Planning
Production Planning and Control
Manufacturing Systems
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Statistical Sourcebooks
Managing Production Operations
Preview
Learning Objectives
Assuring Product Quality
Total Quality Management
Productivity
Maintenance and Facilities (Plant) Engineering
Other Manufacturing Functions
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Statistical Sourcebooks
Engineers in Marketing and Service Activities
Preview
Learning Objectives
Marketing and the Engineer
Engineers in Service Organizations
Discussion Questions
Sources
Statistical Sourcebooks
Managing Projects
Project Planning and Acquisition
Preview
Learning Objectives
Characteristics of a Project
The Project Proposal Process
Project Planning Tools
Monitoring and Controlling
Discussion Questions
Problems
Sources
Project Organization, Leadership, and Control
Preview
Learning Objectives
Project Organization
The Project Manager
Motivating Project Performance
Types of Contracts
Discussion Questions
Sources
Managing Your Engineering Career
Engineering Ethics
Preview
Learning Objectives
Professional Ethics and Conduct
Discussion Questions
Sources
Case Study Websites
Achieving Effectiveness as an Engineer
Preview
Learning Objectives
Getting off to the Right Start
Charting Your Career
Communicating Your Ideas
Staying Technically Competent
Professional Activity
Diversity in Engineering and Management
Management and the Engineer
Managing Your Time
Discussion Questions
Sources
Global Website
Globalization and Challenges for the Future
Preview
Learning Objectives
Globalization
BRICS
Engineering Grand Challenges
Future Considerations in Engineering and Management
Discussion Questions
Sources
Global Websites
Index
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×