IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 1 • Feb. 1974

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    Publication Year: 1974, Page(s): 1
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  • 1974 IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. EM-21

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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1974, Page(s): 1
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    Three of the four articles in this issue are concerned with allocation of an organization's resources to Research, Development, and Engineering (R. D. & E). View full abstract»

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  • Scientific research competence as a function of creative ability

    Publication Year: 1974, Page(s):2 - 8
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    In investigating the proposition that creative ability is crucial to the conduct of successful scientific research, creative ability and scientific research competence were assessed for each member of a total sample of sixty-four scientists. The scientists were selected from a large sub-unit of a state university and an independent research laboratory. The expectation that creative ability would b... View full abstract»

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  • Decision-making in technologically based organizations: A literature survey of present practice

    Publication Year: 1974, Page(s):9 - 23
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    This survey was undertaken to determine what factors are considered when a manager has to decide whether an idea, or new embryo process or product, is to go on to the next stage of development in the innovation process. An attempt was made to provide a complete listing of articles and reports which have been published since 1967. The literature reviewed covers idea generation, transmission and eva... View full abstract»

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  • An evaluation of some methods for determining the R&D budget

    Publication Year: 1974, Page(s):24 - 29
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    Three methods suggested in the literature for deciding the R&D budget are described and compared. Their relationship to business practice is discussed. View full abstract»

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  • Determining an optimal set of research experiments

    Publication Year: 1974, Page(s):29 - 39
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    One of the early flights of NASA's space shuttle will be allocated to the Langley Research Center as an orbiting research laboratory, and a study team of scientists in the Shuttle Experiments Office has the responsibility for selecting the set of scientific experiments which will be performed on the flights. Working closely with the team, the authors developed a procedure which leads to an `optima... View full abstract»

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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1974, Page(s): 40
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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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