Managing Engineering and Technology: An Introduction to Management for Engineers (Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engin)

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9780135522332: Managing Engineering and Technology: An Introduction to Management for Engineers (Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engin)

Tailored to the needs of the technical professional, this newly revised handbook is designed to teach engineers, scientists and other technologists the basic management skills they will need to be effective throughout their careers. Traces the historical development and describe the functions of management, fromplanning, and decision making to organizing, staffing, leading, motivating, and controlling. Includes an expanded discussion of engineering ethics. Describes the nature and application of management principles throughout the technology product/project life cycles. Discusses the transition from technical performer to technical management; the position of women and minorities in engineering management; effective time management, and the importance of professional ethics and conduct. For engineers, scientists and other technical professionals who need to enhance their management skills.

 

 

 

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This text explores the traditional principles of management -- both the art and the science -- as they relate to the engineering and technology professions in general -- and to the specific kinds of work and projects engineers are most likely to encounter on the job.

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This book explores the traditional principles of management — both the art and the science — as they relate to the engineering and technology professions in general — and to the specific kinds of work and projects engineers are most likely to encounter routinely on the job. Considers the nature and application of management principles throughout the technology product/project life cycles. Reflects the current “reengineering” trend within American companies — and the resultant downsizing of middle management, an emphasis on employee teams, a focus on quality and productivity and customer satisfaction. Incorporates new management methods and tools. Surveys recent global trends that affect American technology management.

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