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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 1 • Date Feb. 1986

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 1
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  • Editorial: Engineering management — New perspectives

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):1 - 3
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    THE EDITORSHIP of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT transfers from Prof. Albert H. Rubenstein to me with this issue. I consider it an honor to serve the engineering management community in this capacity. It is a challenge as well as an opportunity to assume the editorial responsibility at this time. It is a challenge because I am following Al Rubenstein, the legendary editor of this ... View full abstract»

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  • Editorials: Department editors

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):3 - 5
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    The management of engineers and scientists has become a topic of growing concern and interest in most technologybased organizations, especially in light of today's highly competitive international arena. Within the Engineers and Scientists Department, we are looking for original manuscripts that will advance our understanding of the many wide-ranging issues and problems associated with the managem... View full abstract»

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  • Occupational stressors for engineers

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):6 - 11
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    General organizational sources (macro) as well as job related sources (micro) of stress are considered. For all engineers at different job levels, the macro source contributed more to their stress than the micro sources. Problems with the organizational reward system and time pressure were found to be the top sources of stress. Moreover, the lack of opportunities for development and for the use of... View full abstract»

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  • The impact of organizational change on the technological gatekeeper role

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):12 - 16
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    Technical communication patterns are studied over a seven-year period in a military engineering research and development laboratory. The same individuals are consistently identified as gatekeepers despite changes in organizational structure and a dynamic research environment. Efforts to manage the flow of technical information are also discussed. View full abstract»

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  • Selecting interrelated R & D projects in space technology planning

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):17 - 24
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    A decision support model and solution procedure are presented for selecting interrelated R and D projects in space technology planning. Technical and benefit interactions among projects are explicitly considered. The problem addressed is that of selecting among technologically enabling and value enhancing projects. A 0-1 integer programming model is formulated and a solution technique is presented... View full abstract»

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  • R&d and marketing managers in high-tech companies: Are they different?

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):25 - 32
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    Although R and D marketing integration is essential for innovation success, their interactions are often difficult and conflict ridden. It has been suggested that sociocultural differences between them in terms of their orientation towards time, types of projects they prefer to work on, their tolerance for ambiguity, and their professional and bureaucratic orientations can significantly contribute... View full abstract»

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  • Technology transfer between universities and the U.K. offshore industry

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):33 - 42
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    The author examines the acquisition of technology with specified reference to the UK offshore industry and its attempts to use university research results as one input to its new product development effort. Three main issues are examined: (i) the circumstances precipitating companies to use universities as a source of R and D capability; (ii) the barriers impeding the transfer of technology from u... View full abstract»

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  • Technical management notes; additional evidence on the r&d/marketing interface

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):43 - 44
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    Factors associated with interfirm differences in the R & D/marketing interface are investigated. The analysis suggests that relationships can be improved through organizational change, but some aspects of disharmony may be inherent given the strategic mission of the group. View full abstract»

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  • Journal off management studies

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 45
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  • Research management: An International Journal dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of industrial research

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):46 - 47
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  • R & D management

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 48
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  • Articles to be published in upcoming issues of the transactions on engineering management

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): 49
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  • Cumulative index of authors (1954-1985)

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):50 - 56
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  • Readership survey

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):57 - 58
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  • 1986 IEEE membership application

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):59 - 60
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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):61 - 62
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  • 1986 Index IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. EM-33

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):61 - 62
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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