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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 3 • Date June 1996

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  • MCI-raising the standard

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):125 - 128
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    There have probably been more words spoken and written on the general subject of "management" by more self-appointed experts than almost any other. Yet even-one might almost say especially-in the manufacturing engineering industries, company performance is dependent on its managers at every level. The Management Charter Initiative is an independent, employer-led organisation dedicated to setting b... View full abstract»

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  • Losing control of design definition

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):129 - 135
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    It is argued that the traditional textbook approach to setting new product development requirements is no longer applicable to modern market needs. The view that marketing "experts" must identify product requirements and features at the beginning of a programme, then ensure that engineers do not deviate from their specification, may sound sensible but has serious practical limitations. The case is... View full abstract»

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  • Starting up [business start-up]

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):137 - 140
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    Anyone starting up in business, either in self employment or as a new company, will immediately realise that customers must be found and kept. This article addresses the problem, and gives some methods as to how this can be achieved, based on the author's experience gained while working in a variety of companies and in self employment. View full abstract»

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  • Concurrent engineering infrastructure. Tools, technologies and methods in British industry

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):141 - 147
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    Concurrent engineering (CE) is a vital concept in the world of new product development, and up-to-date information about the extent of its adoption and the use of the enabling tools in the engineering industry is of great value. This article presents the data from an industry-wide survey of technical managers and analyses the significance of the information obtained. This reveals that CE is beginn... View full abstract»

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  • A link to business successs

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • How to make Japanese management methods work in the West [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • Handbook for the scientific and technical consultant [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1996
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Engineering Management magazine covers management methods, techniques and processes relevant to engineers, incorporating project management, marketing, finance, law, quality and responsibilities of the engineer in society.

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