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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 5 • Date Oct. 1996

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  • A guide to using the WWW to survey BPR research, practitioners and tools

    Publication Year: 1996 , Page(s): 211 - 216
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    The World Wide Web is an information rich resource, now increasingly accessible in businesses as well as academe. Business process reengineering (BPR), often with an information technology focus, is particularly well served by WWW reports, case studies and information. This article gives an overview of how to use the WWW to gather information, and reviews WWW BPR information, including: researcher... View full abstract»

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  • Leadership challenges in an engineering environment

    Publication Year: 1996 , Page(s): 217 - 231
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    Leadership has evolved through history and will continue to do so as the business environment develops. The business environment is moving rapidly towards one of global markets and competition, employees based in many countries and flexible places and hours of work. A new type of leader is required, one who understands the value of information technology, one who can satisfy customer and sharehold... View full abstract»

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  • Profit related pay and continuous improvement: the odd couple

    Publication Year: 1996 , Page(s): 233 - 236
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    While the limitations of basing performance measurement on short-term, financial measures are widely appreciated, some manufacturing companies are beginning to consider profit related pay as part of their remuneration strategy. The danger lies in assuming that this way of giving employees fatter pay packets without a balancing package of long-term, customer focused measures, will act as an incenti... View full abstract»

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  • ALARP and BATNEEC: the synergy of legal regulation and system engineering

    Publication Year: 1996 , Page(s): 237 - 241
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    Protection of the environment is achieved by a synergy of legal regulation and engineering solutions. System engineering of processes which may affect the environment has developed in combination with the common law and principles of environmental law. This is demonstrated in this paper by reference to the law relating to radiation and the control of nuclear processes. View full abstract»

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  • Measuring the product innovation process

    Publication Year: 1996 , Page(s): 242 - 246
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    The pressure on industry to develop better quality products faster is greater today than it has ever been in the past. Progressively over the past decade the rate of new product launches has increased as companies and nations jostle for superiority. Product development time has become a major source of competitive advantage. At the organisational level the number of new product launches a company ... View full abstract»

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  • The complete guide to business risk management [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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