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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 1 • Feb. 1976

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): 1
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  • Copyright page

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): 1
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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):1 - 2
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    The importance of the subject of this special issue cannot be over-emphasized' to the readers of this Transactions. A large number of the members of the IEEE and our other readers are intimately involved in the process of innovation as active participants groping with the nitty-gritty aspects of technical innovation in their day-to-day work. A number of us are also making significant efforts to un... View full abstract»

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  • The process of innovation in five industries in Europe and Japan

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):3 - 9
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    The study examines the relationship between outside influences and the firm's innovation process. A sample of commercially successful and unsuccessful R&D projects of a number of firms is discussed in terms of diverse market, resource, technical and organizational factors. The stimulus for a project, the sources of ideas used and the influences of competition and regulatory constraints were ex... View full abstract»

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  • Unique aspects of high technology enterprise management

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):10 - 20
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    High technology enterprises are important elements in the present and future of the nation and the world. Such enterprises have a number of special characteristics that cause them to differ from the much larger number of businesses which managers normally operate successfully. These special characteristics must be recognized by enterprise managers to avoid many of the problems which have beset hig... View full abstract»

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  • Interorganizational transfer of technology: A study of adoption of NASA innovations

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):20 - 34
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    The study investigated the effects of: seven techno-economic factors, extent of top management support, six dimensions of organizational climate, and three modes of joint decision-making, on the adoption of NASA innovations. Seventy-three cases in sixty-five organizations were studied. Data were collected through field interviews and questionnaires. Parametric influences of communication channels ... View full abstract»

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  • The joint venture approach to technology utilization

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):35 - 41
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    Research focused on the new product joint venture organization is presented. A new product joint venture is defined as a new legal entity or organization formed with the patents, technical skills, a marketing system and managerial experience from two independent contributing corporations for the purpose of developing, producing, and marketing a product innovation. View full abstract»

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  • Technological innovation in the field of automotive diesel engines

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):41 - 46
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    A short history of automotive diesel development is presented and then the generalized benefits of the recent deployment of computer aided design (CAD) techniques are discussed. Four short case histories are presented demonstrating particular product benefits achieved using theoretical stress analysis, digital simulation techniques, analog simulation and finite element stress analysis. The progres... View full abstract»

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  • New venture management

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):47 - 50
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    The new venture is a total business activity organized to introduce a new line of products or penetrate a new market. The emphasis is on a total business organization. Major corporations find that innovative organizational structures, such as new ventures, are necessary to launch new businesses. The characteristics of the new venture are described. The operational aspects of a new venture are emph... View full abstract»

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  • Information flows, management styles, and technological innovation

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):51 - 62
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    Recent changes in both government and corporate attitudes towards R&D budgets make effective R&D management more important than ever. This research provides a data base for improving R&D management through better understanding of the information flow and management style variables in the innovation process. The research reported concentrates on the initial idea generation stage of inno... View full abstract»

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  • The timing and sources of information for the adoption and implementation of production innovations

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):62 - 68
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    Two dimensions (personal-impersonal and internal-external) are used to characterize information sources as they become important during the interorganizational transfer of production innovations. The results of three studies are reviewed for the purpose of deriving a model of the timing and importance of different information sources and the utilization of new technology. Based on the findings of ... View full abstract»

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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):69 - 71
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    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): 1
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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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