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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 3 • Date June 2002

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  • Marketing without money

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):108 - 110
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    The small growing business needs marketing spend as much as a big one, but can seldom afford it. You haven't got the money to throw at the marketing needs, and even if you do, you may not know exactly where to throw it without an expensive expert. Happily, you can achieve a tremendous amount at minimal cost or free. A significant proportion of a marketing budget is consumed by other people's time ... View full abstract»

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  • TRIZ: an inventive approach to invention

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):117 - 124
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    Conceived over 50 years ago in Russia, the theory of inventive problem solving (TRIZ) has only recently reached the West. Faced with increasing demands and rising expectations from the market, a few firms are now using this approach to create new and improved products in a way that does not rely entirely on inspiration and chance discoveries. The author describes the beginnings of TRIZ and then de... View full abstract»

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  • How practical are your dreams? [investment appraisal and net present value]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):125 - 130
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    Most people find accounting and finance a complete yawn-making turn off. This is the first article in a series introducing the fundamentals of the subject in, hopefully, a light and easy-to-digest way. This article gives an introduction to investment appraisal or net present value. It compares money over time, and how to use net present value to cost a project. View full abstract»

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  • Designing transcendent products

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):131 - 138
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    There is increasing demand for products which transcend fundamental trade-offs such as quality versus economy. However, existing design methods are of limited usefulness when it comes to developing these transcendent products. Transcendent products are those combinations of goods and services which transcend fundamental attribute trade-offs such as: sophistication versus price; personalisation ver... View full abstract»

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  • Exploring subjectivity in hazard analysis

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):139 - 144
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    In an earlier article, risk analysis was defined as comprising four stages-scope definition, hazard identification, hazard analysis, and risk assessment. Here, the subjectivity inherent in the third stage, hazard analysis, is examined. This article first considers the two aims of the process: to determine consequences and likelihood. It examines the ways in which subjectivity affects the numbers a... View full abstract»

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  • Management briefing

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):111 - 112
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  • Intellectual property law cases

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):115 - 116
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  • A commentary on recent news trends

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):113 - 114
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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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