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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 1 • Feb. 1970

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    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s): 1
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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s): 1
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    THE CONTENTS of this issue are a bit unusual, consisting of two technical articles, two T & M notes, one book review, and a portion of a forthcoming book. However, for those of our readers who like to go through an issue of this Transactions from cover to cover, there is plenty to keep them busy (if they have finished the November issue, which had nine technical articles). View full abstract»

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  • An empirical study of the applicability of management science within the top management positions of a large organization

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s):2 - 10
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    Reports a research study that attempted to determine whether top management positions within a specific organization are compatible with management science techniques. A questionnaire was employed to test the feasibility of introducing specific management science concepts. The results and recommendations of the study are included. It is hoped that the methodology reported, especially the questionn... View full abstract»

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  • A natural experiment on the influence of leadership behavior patterns on scientific productivity

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s):10 - 20
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    Reports a field study situation where organizational change created conditions tantamount to a natural experiment on the relationship of leadership behaviour pattern to group morale and productivity. A formerly undifferentiated group was divided so that half the personnel remained under the control of their former leader, while half the personnel were placed under the control of a new leader. Wher... View full abstract»

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  • The science of managing organized technology

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s):20 - 43
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    Editor's Note: We are pleased to present, as a service to our readers, the preface and bibliographic reference portions of a forthcoming anthology on R&D management. The new book, edited by Marvin Cetron and Joel Goldhar, is entitled “The science of managing organized technology” and will be published in the spring of 1970 by Gordon and Breach, New York. It will offer a very c... View full abstract»

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  • Book review

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s):44 - 46
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  • Technical and management notes

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s):46 - 48
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    In various nations, historical changes of an industrial structure (i.e., proportions of primary, secondary, and tertiary industry) are observed in trilinear coordinates where labour force distribution among the three industries and normalized relative incomes are plotted as examples. Necessity is pointed out of some qualitative change in industry, rather than a mere expansion of secondary industry... View full abstract»

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  • The evolution of engineering management

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s):48 - 49
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    In an increasingly competitive industry, R & D and Marketing are the twin pivots of success. The abstract nature of R & D and the overwhelming importance of engineering-based industries combine to make the ingredients of the successful R & D engineer both elusive and sought after. In order to increase his effectiveness, the present-day R & D engineer must combine specialized engine... View full abstract»

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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1970, Page(s): 50
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    Robert B. Breitenbach was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in June 1942. He received the MBA and the Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University, Columbus, in 1965 and 1907, respectively. View full abstract»

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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