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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 5 • Oct. 2002

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  • Leadership the Sven-Goran Eriksson way [engineering management]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):205 - 209
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    In this article, the author examines whether the England football manager has shown a leadership style which defies conventional stereotypes and exemplifies an approach from which today's business leaders can learn some useful lessons. Swedish leadership is about consensus, harmony, a dislike of conflict; and whether running a business or coaching a soccer team, it seems to work. View full abstract»

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  • Going green for a living: a practical guide [sustainable industrial development]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):214 - 219
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    Sustainable development is a concept that almost everyone supports, but few understand. Cutting through the mysteries, mists and myths surrounding industrial environmental sustainability produces a practical strategy for a sustainable future, and by following this strategy, industry can succeed where politicians have failed, to deliver real environmental and business benefits. View full abstract»

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  • Being sustainable...be specific [environmental management]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):220 - 225
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    The environmental challenges now faced by the world require a significant change in the way in which companies visualise their environmental responsibilities. An environmentally responsible and sustainable business is one that takes account of all of the positive and negative environmental, social and economic effects it has on society. Environmental management must be seen as an integral part of ... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering with a human face [sustainable development]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):226 - 230
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    Sustainable development is about ensuring a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come. In achieving this aim a new definition of engineering emerges: it is still about the 'fun of the impossible', but the impossible now includes ecological and social responsibilities as well as technical ones. View full abstract»

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  • Great engineering managers. George Churchward. I

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):231 - 237
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    From an unlikely start among the farmlands of Devon, George Churchward became arguably the greatest locomotive engineer that Britain produced yet his name has never attracted the popular acclaim of such others as Gresley and Stanier. His pioneering work in the early part of the last century put the Great Western Railway into the forefront of engine design and passenger service, and more than any o... View full abstract»

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  • The 40 root causes of troubled IT projects

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):238 - 242
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    Many IT projects are doomed before the ink is dry on the contract. Others fall prey to troubled project root causes which strike later in the project life-cycle. In this article, drawn from the author's book on the subject, the 40 troubled project root causes are exposed. View full abstract»

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  • Concurrent engineering: making it work

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):243 - 248
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    Concurrent engineering has been a subject of discussion and on the change agenda for over ten years. Many companies claim to be doing it. Even so, the problems in communicating the customer's values to the engineers across the business, through the supply chain and into manufacturing have proved hard to solve. This article describes work undertaken during 2000/2001 in a bus manufacturer in Hungary... View full abstract»

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  • Intellectual property law cases

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):210 - 211
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  • A commentary on recent news trends

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):208 - 209
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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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