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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 1 • Feb. 2000

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  • Renaissance of the British engineer as managing director

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):4 - 6
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    Engineers must learn to promote themselves, and universities should teach commerce alongside engineering, if British engineers are to emulate their continental European counterparts by becoming managing directors. British engineers, have many of the skills required of a managing director of a wide range of businesses-not just those related to manufacturing. The renaissance of the general managemen... View full abstract»

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  • Bringing military tactics to the business battlefield

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):15 - 18
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    Can the art of military warfare really contribute a lot to winning on the business battlefield? Are there lessons to be learnt from great military commanders and campaigns which can make a difference to strategic and tactical options in modern market warfare? Given the right strategy, often borrowed from military warfare the author argues, any business can compete with the giants and thrive in com... View full abstract»

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  • Victims or victors? Managing the revolution

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):19 - 28
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    Silicon Valley, California is the epicentre of the information technology age. The 'Valley' has become an icon for the hectic, interconnected world we live in. Seismic shifts are something this particular community knows all about. The San Andreas fault is built into the fabric of Californian life. 'When will the big one be?' is a question lurking in the back of everyone's mind in the 'Valley'. Pe... View full abstract»

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  • The Widebeam project ITC for engineering and manufacturing

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):29 - 37
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    An EC funded project within Esprit Integration in Manufacturing Task 8.20 'Best practice in IT-based engineering and manufacturing' is described. This was aimed particularly at small and medium sized enterprises. The needs of the project partners and the benefits obtained from the project are discussed, both being widely applicable to other organisations throughout Europe. The information provided... View full abstract»

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  • Basic management for engineers. III. Don't get mad-get assertive

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):38 - 42
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    As with most other management skills, anyone can learn assertive behaviour. This article introduces some of the main concepts of assertiveness, and offers some practical techniques for approaching a variety of workplace situations-be you a shrinking violet or a savage beast. View full abstract»

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  • Quality function deployment: the unused tool

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):45 - 52
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    Quality function deployment is a management tool that provides the means of translating customer requirements into appropriate technical requirements for each stage of a product or service development. The structure provided by QFD can be of significant benefit to companies, yet it is an extremely under-utilised tool. This article introduces QFD, outlines how it can be used, compares its customary... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering project risk management

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):43 - 44
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  • Towards effective management

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):53 - 55
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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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