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Issue 1 • Date February-March 2007

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  • IET Engineering Management

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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  • News

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):2 - 7
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  • Only three million people in the UK still make things, but will giving the training budget to employers help? [News & Views]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 8
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  • Interviewing and choosing the best candidate

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 9
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  • Europe's womb: nurturing technology businesses [Anslysis]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):10 - 11
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    Despite the increase in venture capital funding in Europe over the last few years, new and innovative financial incentives are needed to bridge the current gap between entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. While there are business competitions already in operation to help companies, more initiatives are needed. A major obstacle is a European requirement that requires companies to stump up the sam... View full abstract»

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  • Dot to dot

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):12 - 16
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    An important leadership quality is the ability to recognize and respond to contextual changes as opposed to situational changes. This quality is especially important given that a new breed of customers has begun to change the very foundation of how business is done. Today's leaders need to make their organizations agile enough to ensure that they are resilient to contextual change. This paper intr... View full abstract»

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  • Have you planned... ... for your replacement

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):17 - 18
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    This paper explains how succession planning plays a vital role in ensuring that business success will continue when the current management structure is no longer there. It is the responsibility of every organization to ensure that there is a free flow of talent emerging from within the organization. Succession planning helps to achieve this through the implementation of leadership development prog... View full abstract»

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  • Migrant workers A worka ble solution to engineering skills shortage

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):20 - 23
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    Engineers from abroad are in high demand in the UK but they may not be a straightforward solution. There are legal, health and safety and cultural and management issues that manager and organisations should consider before embarking on this solution to skills shortages. Recruitment and skills development will be an ongoing battle for business and in the light of continuing pressure, recruiting wor... View full abstract»

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  • Information relocation

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):24 - 27
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    This paper describes the knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP) programme by the Department of Trade and Industry. KTP aims to improve productivity and competitiveness and promote innovation with the UK economy by using the knowledge, technology and skills that reside within UK 'knowledge bases'. KTP ensures that companies employs the right candidate, with the right skills to do the job, and in doi... View full abstract»

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  • Personal Profile [careers]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 20
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  • High Potential

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):29 - 31
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    This paper discusses the need for a skills development infrastructure that allows workers to overcome the many challenges that arise when organizations implement lean techniques. This infrastructure needs to focus on helping the workers meet their personal and team objectives and not be limited to standardized training approaches. To avoid wasting valuable capability building effort, attention mus... View full abstract»

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  • Seven ways to keep your job

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):32 - 33
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    This paper shows the difference between an effective worker and an efficient worker. The following are seven ways on how to keep one's job: 1) be unique, 2) be smarter, 3) be valuable, 4) be humble, 5) be proactive, be effective and lastly 7) be prepared. Also, this paper discusses how outsourcing is a vital alternative to a certain business once the given steps fail View full abstract»

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  • Take your pick

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    This paper examines the perceived skills shortage in the UK engineering recruitment market and discusses how both employers and recruitment agencies can help address this problem View full abstract»

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  • Reach the right deal

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 38
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    This paper shows the importance of one's ability to negotiate salaries and benefits packages once employed. Several responsibilities, such as a family or other personal commitments, as well as relocation considerations, are part and parcel of any job search, and will become increasingly significant at the negotiation stage. Through these negotiations, it is important to request written confirmatio... View full abstract»

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  • Leading the lean enterprise

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    A new generation of leaders and new models of effective leadership have emerged to manage the flatter organizational structures of the modern lean and agile companies. Research has shown that the roles of leaders change during the implementation of a lean transformation. There is a decision-making phase when change is initiated and leaders in this phase have to provide the vision and guidance, in ... View full abstract»

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  • Profile on ... Charles Handy

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):44 - 46
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  • Book Reviews

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 47
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  • I'm getting too old for this

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 48
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  • Write to Reply

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 49
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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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