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Issue 2  Part Supplement • Date Apr/May 2000

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  • Star crossed: what if your boss is “jerk”?

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):15 - 19
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    It's bad enough when you have co-workers laboring hard to earn the jerkhood label, but when the jerk happens to be your boss the situation can become job threatening. Aside from getting out of that particular dilemma (fortunately, fairly easy to do these days), how might one deal with a boss who's a jerk? Aside from getting another job, what choices do you have? One is to try and improve how you'r... View full abstract»

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  • Guiding carreer sources

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Scoping out the “take-away” statement. Reducing the inversion factor for presentation recall

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):12 - 14
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    Some call it a “take-away,” while others call it a “trailer” or “theme statement.” It's a technique that drives home the message of each slide in a briefing. Whether it's a proposal or an informative briefing, the take-away leaves the listener with a single emphasis for each focal point. Briefings have been technically enhanced with Power Point presentations and... View full abstract»

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  • Publish or perish (into a black hole). It's not just for academics anymore

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):22 - 25
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    The academic community has a long history of measuring the accomplishment of its members by their proclivity to publish and to base growth and advancement on the sheer quantity of those publications. “Publish or perish” has long been a way of life in academia. Engineers and their managers, on the other hand, are typically more concerned with “shipping the hardware” than wri... View full abstract»

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  • Managing across nations. Technology-based projects in multinational environments

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):3 - 8
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    Organizations that manage projects across international borders often find it frustratingly difficult to implement their well thought-out plans. For these multinational projects also need to be unified among different business processes, management styles, operational support systems and organizational cultures. Such cross-cultural management practices are quite common in today's global business e... View full abstract»

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  • The creative use of genetic algorithms. Computers evolve into the artistic realm

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):26 - 29
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    Electrical engineers play an important role in developing new tools to enhance the creative process. One of the most creative tools ever developed was the computer. Anyone can create art, music, or literature using a computer and the many software tools on the market. Of course, not all creations are equal. Just because the computer spits out the creation doesn't mean it's good. Spelling and gramm... View full abstract»

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  • Lstening for key signals

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s): 11
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