Developing managerial skills in engineers and scientists : succeeding as a technical manager / Michael K. Badawy

Author(s): Badawy, M. K
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Subjects: Engineering--Management
Research--Management
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1995
LC Classification: T, TA
Table of Contents: Preface
Pt. I. The Practice of Technical Management 1
1. Technical Management in Action 3
2. Preventing Managerial Failure 23
Pt. II. Transformation of Technologists into Managers 49
3. Issues in Career Transition 51
Pt. III. Technologies for Career Transition 85
4. Technologies for Management 87
5. Technologies for Engineers and Scientists 127
6. Educating Technologists for Management 170
Pt. IV. The Organizing Function 203
7. Fundamental Principles Every Technical Manager Should Know 205
8. Managing Without Authority - Project, Matrix, and Cross-Functional Teams 251
9. Developing Your Organizational Design Skills 282
Pt. V. The Planning and Decision-Making Function 303
10. Understanding Managerial and Strategic Planning 305
11. Developing Your Decision-Making and Problem-Solving Skills 332
Pt. VI. The Controlling and Evaluating Function 371
12. Developing Your Control and Evaluation Skills 373
13. Measuring and Evaluating Engineering and R&D 408
Pt. VII. Looking Ahead 435
14. The Quest for Quality: Managers Beware 437
Index 447
Notes: LCCN: 94049395
ISBN: 0442018614
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xviii, 456 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 31865146
ISBN/ISSN: 0442018614

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