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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 3 • Aug. 1986

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 1
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  • Editorial: Engineering management for technological leadership

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):125 - 126
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    MANAGEMENT has been defined in many different ways ever since the pioneers in this field, notably H. Fayol and F. Taylor, established the basic criteria for the understanding of critical issues involved in it. The definitions vary from each other, sometimes significantly, but they all have a common framework. It is a task-oriented framework which describes management as a collection of activities,... View full abstract»

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  • Academic achievement, task characteristics, and first job performance of young engineers

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):127 - 133
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    Empirical findings on the relationship between the titled factors are presented. Task characteristics and performance evaluation criteria were examined. It was found that a significant portion of total variance in overall performance rating could be accounted for by a mixed measure of the student's intellectual, motivational, and interpersonal qualities. No significant relationship, however, was f... View full abstract»

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  • The contribution of the group process to successful project planning in R&D settings

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):134 - 140
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    An empirical study that compares the relative effectiveness of groups vs. individuals in developing a project plan and focuses on two aspects of planning effectiveness (quality and acceptance) is presented. Members of 80 groups completed a simulation, the Project Planning Situation, first individually and then as interacting groups. The results show that the quality of the project plans developed ... View full abstract»

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  • R&D project selection: Behavior and practice in a newly industrializing country

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):141 - 147
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    An empirical study is presented on the practices of research and development management with special emphasis on the project selection behavior in Korea. Based on a review of literature pertaining to the R&D project selection, a survey framework was first generated. The data were collected from 73 laboratories of Korean private companies through a structured questionnaire, via a mail survey su... View full abstract»

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  • Matrix structures, quality of working life, and engineering productivity

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):148 - 156
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    The relationships between matrix management structures and the quality of working life values are explored, as they appear in Quebec engineering projects. The impact of matrix structures on work motivation and satisfaction is investigated in comparison to a traditional pyramidal one-boss structure. The perceptions of engineers on the relationship between matrix and productivity are looked at, taki... View full abstract»

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  • Identifying intertemporal relationships in corporate R&D expenditures

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):157 - 161
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    Estimates are empirically derived for the determinants of the research and development (R&D), dividend, investment, and financing decisions of 303 firms during the 1978-82 period. Composite variables are constructed to gain insights into the intertemporal relationships among the firms' financial decision variables. Empirical estimates are provided for tradeoffs among decision variables and the... View full abstract»

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  • The role of the National Bureau of standards in supporting industrial innovation

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):162 - 171
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    The role of the US National Bureau of Standards (NBS) is analyzed within the context of the innovation process and the various rationales for government support of this process. Industry is found to systematically underinvest in evaluated data and such nonproprietary technologies as measurement and test methods. Underinvestment by industry in measurement-related data and technologies results from ... View full abstract»

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  • Technical management notes: Delphic Goal Programming (DGP): A multi-objective cost/benefit approach to R&D portfolio analysis

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):172 - 175
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    A systematic way for allocating resources among different research and development (R&D) projects in a multiple objective environment is developed. For this purpose, the Delphic Goal Programming (DGP) is proposed as follows: initially, a Delphi inquiry is conducted to identify the objectives to be considered in problem formulation. Successive rounds of Delphi are then utilized to prioritize th... View full abstract»

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  • Call for papers: 1987 IEEE conference on management and technology October 27–30, 1987

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 177
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  • Conference on management and new production systems

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 177
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  • Engineering management: Theory and application

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 178
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  • Articles to be published in future issues of the transactions on engineering management

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 179
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  • Journal of management studies

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 180
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  • R&D management

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 181
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  • Research management: An international journal dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of industrial research

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 182
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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):183 - 184
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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