IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 1 • March 1965

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s): 1
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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s): 1
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    THE SEARCH for fundamental knowledge of how organizations innovate continues. Many factors contributing to and detracting from individual and organizational “creativity” and innovation have been explored in the literature. For example, these articles in the Transactions have explored various facets of the problem: Kaplan (March 1960); Marples (June 1961); Taylor, Smith and Ghiselin (... View full abstract»

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  • Some general organizational factors that influence innovative behavior

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):2 - 8
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    The study describes two important organizational factors which influence innovative behavior. These are : 1) The extent of the organization's knowledge of the problem at the time that a new technological improvement is needed. 2) The extent of the organization's knowledge of the science or technology necessary to provide the needed innovation. Detailed data on new developments in digital computing... View full abstract»

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  • Project pattern: A methodology for determining relevance in complex decision-making

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):9 - 13
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    Numerical planning techniques are rapidly gaining in popularity, urged on by the tremendously increasing complexity of modern decision-making at high government and industrial levels. One of the most promising methodologies, originally intended as an advanced development planning aid, has been developed by Honeywell, Inc. Project PATTERN (Planning Assistance Through Technical Evaluation of Relevan... View full abstract»

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  • R & D management: An operational view

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):14 - 21
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    The author discusses two aspects of control which affect the most obvious outputs of a research and development laboratory. 1) Technical Control: A model of the technical control function is discussed. Also presented are discussions of the corporate-laboratory interface and a procedure for estimating the potential program cost for management. Internal control of the laboratory is also mentioned, i... View full abstract»

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  • Planning for effective technical recruiting

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):22 - 28
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    The recruiting of technical people is a vital matter in today's technologically advancing world. The author indicates that present methods of recruiting are ineffective, costly, and time-consuming. Two basic changes in the field of technical recruiting are suggested: 1) the use of technical personnel in the recruiting process and 2) an overall reduction in the amount of time spent on the cycle. Th... View full abstract»

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  • Research abstracts and references

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):29 - 30
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    Schedule, Cost & Profit Control with PERT by R. W. Miller. (Director of Management Sciences, Raytheon. Company) New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964 View full abstract»

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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s): 31
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  • Affiliate plan of the IEEE engineering management group

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s): 32
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Aims & Scope

Management of technical functions such as research, development, and engineering in industry, government, university, and other settings. Emphasis is on studies carried on within an organization to help in decision making or policy formation for RD&E. 

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Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas