9780131413924

Managing Engineering and Technology : An Introduction to Management for Engineers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131413924

  • ISBN10:

    0131413929

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/1/1996
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

An introductory book that teaches management principles, and takes an applications perspective. (Jr/Sr Level) Applies basics of management: research, design, production, technical sales and source. Revision incorporates new management methods and tools; and discusses recent global trends, affecting U.S. Technology.

Table of Contents

Preface
Engineering and Managementp. 1
Historical Development of Engineering Managementp. 19
Planning and Forecastingp. 41
Decision Makingp. 61
Organizingp. 82
Some Human Aspects of Organizationp. 98
Motivating and Leading Technical Peoplep. 120
Controllingp. 147
Managing the Research Functionp. 163
Managing Engineering Designp. 187
Planning Production Activityp. 217
Managing Production Operationsp. 241
Engineers in Marketing and Service Activitiesp. 266
Project Planning and Acquisitionp. 285
Project Organization, Leadership and Controlp. 306
Achieving Effectiveness as an Engineerp. 331
Managerial and International Opportunities for Engineersp. 357
Special Topics in Engineering Managementp. 384
Indexp. 413
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