IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 3 • Aug. 1977

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 1
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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 81
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    Two of the papers in this issue, completely by accident of timing, are concerned with the impact of Federal actions on the technological innovation process (or the R&D/innovation process, as we frequently refer to it in our studies in the Program of Research on the Management of Research and Development at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL). This is a subject which is receiving increase... View full abstract»

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  • Government regulation effects on the direction of innovation: A focus on performance standards

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):82 - 86
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    This study is concerned with the effects of government regulation of performance criteria on the direction of innovation. Data were gathered by structured interviews conducted by the author and associates on 107 innovations including successful and unsuccessful projects. The earlier findings on the influences of government regulations are augmented to this study, which offers further evidence that... View full abstract»

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  • International transfer of technology system

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):86 - 93
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    The nature, cost, and impact of the complex phenomenon of international transfer of technology have been studied at some length, but those concerning the transfer process have yet to draw adequate attention. This paper attempts to describe the international transfer of technology process at a microenterprise level with the help of the systems approach. The causal interrelationship between these el... View full abstract»

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  • Reactions of Japanese industrial managers to government incentives to innovation — An empirical study

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):93 - 101
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    This is a report on a study of the effectiveness of Government Incentive Programs (GIP's) for technological innovation in Japan. Such incentives are aimed at stimulating and promoting Research and Development/Innovation activities in Japanese firms. Effectiveness was measured by the level of recognition and acceptance of the GIP's by company officials in 20 Japanese manufacturing firms, categorize... View full abstract»

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  • Leadership effectiveness in program management

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):102 - 108
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    The paper reports the results of an exploratory field study designed to investigate the effectiveness of leadership styles in various project-oriented work environments. The study concludes that the effectiveness of project managers depends primarily on their leadership style and work environment. A leader-oriented management approach appears most effective in a poor work environment, while in a g... View full abstract»

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  • R & D management

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 109
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  • The International journal of research management

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):110 - 111
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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 112
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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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Rajiv Sabherwal
Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas