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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 6 • Date Dec. 1998

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  • The sheriff of cyberspace law and the Internet

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):261 - 269
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    Your living room is the new frontier. The world's biggest marketplace is also the world's biggest pornographic cesspool, and both are unregulated and unpoliced. Intellectual property is largely unprotected; your reputation is vulnerable to world-wide defamation; your contracts are often meaningless. Crime is rampant. The author examines how the Internet can be policed. View full abstract»

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  • Engineering the Information Age

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):277 - 287
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    The last 50 years has been the Electronics Age. We are now at the beginning of the Information Age. The past three years have seen the Internet achieve critical mass as the pervasive digital infrastructure of the future. The author argues that the convergence of many different technologies and the interplay of business and social forces will produce something qualitatively different from anything ... View full abstract»

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  • Online engineering information

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):289 - 294
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    In today's fast-moving world of continuous technological innovation and global competition, corporate decision-makers need reliable and up-to-date information as never before. Increasingly, the only certain way of keeping up to speed is by using online services. View full abstract»

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  • Let's do it [change management]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):295 - 300
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    On visits to a number of different organisations, it was noted that beneficial change had been pushed forward and was succeeding, but in others the change had been discussed and considered but nothing had actually happened. One factor contributing to success, the desire and courage to decide that we are going to do something now, is discussed. How this discussion comes about and what its effects a... View full abstract»

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  • The beginning of our end [engineering management]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):301 - 303
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    So far in this series we have taken characters from 'Julius Caesar' and from 'The Tempest' to see how, first, a sound management philosophy and, second, training of the workforce are essential steps in the 'Systems Approach to Management'. Then, 'Much Ado About Nothing' provided the background to the next step, how to understand processes using flowcharts. But that article ('I am an Ass') left out... View full abstract»

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