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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 2 • Date May 1971

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    Publication Year: 1971, Page(s): 1
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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1971, Page(s): 37
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    THE FIRST paper in this issue by Stephenson et al. is a thorough study of obstacles and incentives to creativity, levels of risk-taking situations, and conflicting objective situations in organizations. The reader will find that the authors have taken care to provide references to related research and to carefully and fully describe how they obtained the information upon which they base their find... View full abstract»

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  • Development of organizational climate inventories for use in R&D organizations

    Publication Year: 1971, Page(s):38 - 50
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    Three questionnaires were completed by 109 employees of a government R&D laboratory and 121 employees from 28 industrial R&D organizations. In one questionnaire the respondents expressed their opinions about obstacles and incentives to creativity in the organizations at which they worked; in another they indicated `actual' and `ideal' levels of risk-taking situations in their organizations... View full abstract»

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  • Managing the development of an experimental computer-aided technology planning system (PLANET)

    Publication Year: 1971, Page(s):50 - 57
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    This paper describes the evolution of an experimental computer-aided technology planning tool (PLANET) for integrating technology plans and evaluating potential resource allocations to mission-oriented technology programs. Factors influencing the development of this experimental planning system are discussed. Based on this experience, summary observations are presented including guidelines, evalua... View full abstract»

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  • Organizations of unsuccessful R&D projects

    Publication Year: 1971, Page(s):57 - 65
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    This paper discusses the organization and the criterion for funding of an applied research project that can be regarded as a collection of necessary but potentially unsuccessful tasks. Each task might be successfully achieved by any of a number of alternative approaches. Each alternative approach can be regarded as a collection of necessary but potentially unsuccessful subtasks. Each subtask consi... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of some portfolio selection models for R&D

    Publication Year: 1971, Page(s):66 - 76
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    This paper presents an analytical review of mathematical programming models that have been proposed as aids to the related problems of resource allocation and project selection in R&D. The models are classified according to whether they are based on linear, integer, or dynamic programming. Representative examples from these classes are described and evaluated in detail. The evaluation is in te... View full abstract»

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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1971, Page(s):76 - 77
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    Clara E. Erickson was born in Baumholder, Germany, on March 15, 1934. She received the B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1955. She spent the following year studying psychology on a Fullbright scholarship at the Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich, Germany. She then returned to the University of Michigan where she received the M.A. degree in psycholog... View full abstract»

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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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