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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 1
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  • 1985 Index IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. EM-32

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 1
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    SEVERAL PAPERS in this issue deal with major management techniques such as decision analysis, systems analysis, and an emerging management technology having to do with problem solving. A striking feature of the papers in this issue is that most of them are authored by people who are not in university groups. They are from laboratories and companies which are not usually the source of papers about ... View full abstract»

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  • New editor for IEEE transactions on engineering management

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 2
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    PROFESSOR A. H. RUBENSTEIN, who has been editor of this TRANSACTIONS since I960, announced his intention to resign from that position approximately one year ago. A search committee was established by the Engineering Management Society and half a dozen potential successors were identified all of whom have published in this TRANSACTIONS and are very active in the field of engineering management and ... View full abstract»

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  • Decision analysis in project management: An overview

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):3 - 9
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    The authors include very general topical summaries in utility theory, mathematical programming, statistical methods, scoring and ranking methods, and cognitive science. The emphasis is on the role of decision analysis in the management of research and development projects. The intent is to provide nonspecialists with a broad survey of the many facets of decision theory. View full abstract»

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  • A methodology for organizing performance requirements for complex dynamical systems

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):10 - 15
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    An orderly methodology for establishing performance requirements for complex systems is described. The systems engineering performance methodology uses a top-down approach. Connections between the system high level mission requirements and the lower level functional performance requirements are made in a series of steps. The steps include identification of system activities, identification of acti... View full abstract»

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  • R&D project termination in high-tech industries

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):16 - 23
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    Based on extensive data on 51 R and D projects in high-tech companies, a discriminant analysis produced 16 factors which discriminated the decision to continue or terminate a project in the development phase. The most important discriminating variables were found to be the strategic (the extent to which the project conformed to corporate, economic, and marketing objectives) parameters of the high-... View full abstract»

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  • Transfer of Fossil-fueled power-plant engineering and design technology

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):24 - 28
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    Fossil-fuelled power-plant technology was recently the subject of transfer from a US engineering/architectural firm to a joint venture in Taiwan. Some of the project management activities and experiences in the formation and growth of such a joint venture, with particular emphasis on the electrical group are described. The topics covered include: the formation of the joint venture, the choice of d... View full abstract»

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  • Expert intuition and ill-structured problem solving

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):29 - 33
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    The expert decision maker, when confronted by ill-structured problems, is shown to rely largely on nonverbalizeable intuitive thought processes based on concrete experience. Examples of ill-structured problems used include innovation, executive decision making, and diagnostic evaluations by project managers. Here, neither the goal nor the procedure for accomplishing the goal is well understood at ... View full abstract»

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  • Technical and management notes: The technically-oriented personality in management

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):33 - 36
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    Offers practical insights into the technically oriented personality by briefly discussing several developmental, educational, and work experiences which are often common to such people. The classic dilemma faced by people who provide a technically specialized service to an organization is that such people must choose between the management route or the technical individual-contributor route of car... View full abstract»

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  • Creativity & innovation network

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 37
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    The international review and forum for all those concerned with discovery processes View full abstract»

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  • Journal of management studies

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 38
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  • Research management: An International journal dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of industrial research

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):39 - 40
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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):41 - 42
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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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Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas