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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 5 • Date Oct. 2000

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  • E? I? Adio-what's in a name? [engineering for youngsters]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):219 - 224
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    The author describes the "Get into Engineering" project, the aim of which is to motivate 100 teenage girls and then put them through 18 engineering projects in three two hour sessions, on each of two days. The project is split into three sections: engineering, security, and communications. These events can enthuse young people and get them to discover their natural engineering ability, their ingen... View full abstract»

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  • What piece of this work is man? [systems automation]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):225 - 230
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    When designing modern systems the vogue is to increase automation and reduce human involvement, a trend that is not always favourably received. The designer must be able to choose the level of automation in a system, but must bear in mind the various system design drivers. Peoples' reaction to automation can vary for apparently similar scenarios and the user requirements (both customer and operato... View full abstract»

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  • Leadership under the microscope

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):231 - 234
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    How would you run a global organisation, demonstrate inspiring leadership, keep up with technology and innovation, and produce satisfactory profits? In short, what qualities of leadership do today's top executives need and what constitutes the right global organisational framework to meet all commercial challenges, and foster loyalty and motivation? Leadership has become a hotly debated issue, whi... View full abstract»

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  • The entrepreneurial engineer

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):235 - 240
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    The economic importance of the enterprise culture has put the spotlight on new businesses, many of which have been started by engineers. More engineers can be encouraged to become entrepreneurial by adopting a 'can do' attitude. Benchmarking against key elements and attitudes provides a guide and incentive for creative engineers to become entrepreneurs, either running their own businesses or withi... View full abstract»

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  • Buried in documents? [document management]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):241 - 243
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    Now that 'knowledge management' has become recognised as a powerful asset, document management (DM) has begun to attract attention in many industries. The DM systems available today have never been so good, but as a result of this it has become harder to choose one over another. This paper discusses some pointers to picking and working with a DM system supplier. View full abstract»

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  • ISO 9000:2000-new ISO, new responsibilities for top management

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):244 - 248
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    The world of quality is changing and the responsibility for implementing these changes lies firmly in the hands of top management. Organisations can no longer afford to leave this hot potato with the quality manager; everyone must be aware and involved. ISO 9000 is the quality system used by many organisations throughout the world. The current version, ISO 9000:1994, is being revised and the final... View full abstract»

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  • Dreaming

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):210 - 211
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  • Stop blaming the euro

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s): 212
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  • Intellectual property law cases

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):217 - 218
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  • Can japan compete? [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s): 248
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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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