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Innovation in Technology Management - The Key to Global Leadership. PICMET '97: Portland International Conference on Management and Technology

Date 27-31 Jul 1997

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  • Policy issues for technology transfer in developing countries, an analysis of alternatives

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):954 - 955
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    Summary form only given. In this paper some of the policy issues in the transfer of technology to developing countries are examined. Technology transfer is considered within the context of production function by which the role of a given technology transfer policy in promoting the production of goods and services is discussed. It is argued that several factors influence the effective implementatio... View full abstract»

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  • Simulation based approach to modeling product and process interactions

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only as given. The major corporate goals of any enterprise are to make more profit, increase its market share and provide workforce stability among others. To achieve these goals in a global, highly dynamic and very competitive environment, it is absolutely necessary that a company keeps on enlarging its technological, systems and methodology envelope to minimize unit cost, reduce lea... View full abstract»

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  • Simulation Based Approach To Modeling Product And Process Interactions

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 956
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  • Innovation in Technology Management. The Key to Global Leadership. PICMET '97

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  • Selection And Implementation Of Information Technology In The Health Care Industry

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):199 - 202
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  • An Introduction To Data Envelopment Analysis In Technology Management

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):773 - 778
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  • Tqm In Maintenance To Improve Manufacturing Performance

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):811 - 814
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  • The Australian patent system

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 958
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    Summary form only given, as follows. Obtaining a patent is an important means of protecting the intellectual property of local as well as foreign individuals, companies and institutions in Australia. This paper provides an overview of the functions of the Australian Patent Office together with the legal infrastructure in Australia. A review on the procedures for obtaining patent protection in Aust... View full abstract»

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  • Author index

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1013 - 1018
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  • Global competitiveness of Hong Kong manufacturing industries

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Since China's open door policy, much of Hong Kong's low cost manufacturing industry has been relocated to China for cheap labor/land costs; however, attention to technology upgrading and innovative product development is largely neglected. Based on extensive survey findings, this paper analyses the quality, technology and innovative product development practices of HK/China manufacturing industrie... View full abstract»

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  • Energy industry since NAFTY: an analysis of the winners and losers

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only as given, The energy industry, along with a few select others, is large enough and political enough to warrant a full chapter by itself in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The role that each country has historically played cannot be overemphasized. The negotiations were delicate. Since the agreement, however, the growth numbers show that the industry has grown ver... View full abstract»

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  • Autopoiesis and strategic management in emerging economies

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only given. For businesses in developing countries, the 1990s is a period of incipient changes. The main change has come about when economies like that of India were thrown open to global competition under the process of liberalization or globalization. Strategic rethinking to respond to the market imperatives has assumed urgent priority. The conventional strategic management methodol... View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent computer-aided instructional systems: ready for prime time?

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):265 - 268
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    For an organization to achieve and retain global status and leadership through technology management, its educational and training systems must also be “world class.” This paper provides a brief overview of intelligent computer-aided instructional (ICAI) systems and reaches a conclusion that they are not yet ready for “prime time” View full abstract»

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  • Manufacturing to demand: initial explorations in linking product with market modelling

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only given as follows. Enterprise integration, which requires the interconnection of business processes, is just one means of improving the competitiveness of an organization. The research reported here discusses an approach that offers the potential to link the seemingly disparate areas of manufacturing, marketing and distribution. Many organizations are becoming market rather than p... View full abstract»

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  • Research and development intensity and performance in technology driven industries

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only as given. The structure of an industry defines the rules for competition among firms. Technology-driven industries require that firms allocate more resources to research and development. This empirical study investigates the relationship between resources allocated to research and development and the performance of firms in industries with different industry structure View full abstract»

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  • Impact of educational methodology on management in 2005

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary for only given. Since the students of today will be the employees of tomorrow, we should be keenly interested in how the educational experience will affect the styles of management that will have to be employed for organization to achieve peak performance. The current teaching and learning styles most likely to affect organizational values and expectations are direct access and remote lear... View full abstract»

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  • Study of American expatriate experiences in Taiwan

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only as given. Past international human resource management literature has suggested that most American multinational firms that employ expatriate managers have difficulty successfully retaining these managers in overseas assignments. The purpose of this study is to examine the main reasons for the high failure rate of American expatriates in Taiwan and to seek proper methods to impro... View full abstract»

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  • Performance of scientists and engineers in an academic setting in India: a cross cultural study

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):269 - 272
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    The relationship between the performance of the faculty in a higher technological institute and some organizational and personal variables like, motivation, dedication, job-satisfaction, age and position, etc. is examined. The results of the study validate a set of proposed hypothesis which may be usefully employed to improve the organizational climate for better performance View full abstract»

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  • The Japanese S&T development cycle and related policy [R&D management]

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):65 - 68
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    In this paper, the authors introduce the “S&T Development Cycle” model, which is useful in understanding Japanese science and technology (S&T) activities. The cycle consists of four phases: manufacturing production; technology development; scientific discovery; and scientific infrastructure. National S&T activities of a growing process evolve based on growth in each phase a... View full abstract»

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  • A develop, subcontract or buy process for sourcing software

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):158 - 161
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    Companies frequently source both packaged and bespoke software externally as well as develop software internally. Software purchase is risky for many technical, commercial, managerial and legal reasons. A study in a telecommunications company revealed its current ad-hoc process, and enabled the creation of a new tactical make-or-buy process for software View full abstract»

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  • Industrial concerns in technology selection

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):206 - 208
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    Technology selection is very important in all technology-based companies. Most methodologies that have been developed to assist and improve this process have not been widely used. This paper uses the findings of a study to identify a set of design criteria for a practical and useful methodology View full abstract»

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  • The role of client/server computing technology in the management of global enterprises

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only given as follows. Client/server technology is a revolution that is forever altering how we build and manage information processing systems. Client/server is a realization of a new kind of increasingly distributed information networks accessible from anywhere at any-time. The rapid growth of client/server technology is due to powerful technical and economic forces. Several technic... View full abstract»

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  • Using Stage-Gate Processes effectively for managing technology-based projects

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only given as follows. As a management tool, the Stage-Gate Process provides a template for planning, organizing and controlling of projects, especially useful for technology-based projects with complex work and organizational interfaces. Based on field studies of best-in-class practices, the paper discusses techniques for setting up the Stage-Gate Process properly as an integrated pa... View full abstract»

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  • Global versus the Indian industry's competitive edge with flexible manufacturing technology

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):693 - 696
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    Flexible manufacturing systems (FMSs) have already demonstrated their formidable impact on the global competitiveness of modern manufacturing industries. Adaptation of flexible manufacturing technology (FMT) is considered essential to retain the competitive edge in the context of rapidly reducing half life of technologies and products. The study presents the Indian scenario in this context. The po... View full abstract»

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  • New product development (NPD) in high tech environments: a case study

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only given. NPD has been one of the most studied research fields in recent years. The research efforts have been shared by academic institutes and companies. One of the main industries where NPD has become critical is the electronics industry. A main characteristic of this industry is continuously reducing product life cycles. This is both a result of a changing environment and is eff... View full abstract»

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