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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 1 • Feb. 1981

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 1
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  • Copyright page

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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 1
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    Three “hot topics” in the management of Research, Development, and Engineering (RD&E) are the focii of the papers in this issue. All three, on a general level, concern the vitality of technology groups (R&D, engineering, product development) in a company and their ability to mount and sustain effective innovation and routine technology operations. Parden deals with the ... View full abstract»

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  • The manager's role and the high mobility of technical specialists in the Santa Clara Valley

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):2 - 8
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    One hundred locally employed engineers, programmers, and scientists enrolled in engineering management courses at Santa Clara, responded to a survey asking why technical specialists are frequently changing jobs. While escalating salaries trigger the change, the reasons advanced for staying with an organization, or the improved conditions sought by changing jobs, is of interest to those managers wh... View full abstract»

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  • Effects of release-time on R&D outputs and scientists' gratification

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):8 - 12
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    A release-time policy which permitted scientists to periodically work on their own ideas was implemented on an experimental basis at a market oriented R&D laboratory. Only a small percentage of the laboratory personnel took advantage of the new policy. These few participants quickly became disillusioned, and their attitudes spread among the remaining nonparticipants. Reasons for the apparent f... View full abstract»

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  • Evaluation method for engineering activity — One example in Japan

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):13 - 16
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    In a company manufacturing a variety of products, it is necessary for its technology staff on the corporate levels to evaluate the engineering activity of each business unit. A certain general electrical manufacturer in Japan is taken as an example and one example of an evaluation method is introduced. This method is based on comparison with other main rival companies and has the advantage of perm... View full abstract»

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  • 1981 IEEE engineering management conference

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 17
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  • Call for papers

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 18
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  • The International journal of creativity and new product development planned innovation

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 19
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  • About the authors

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 20
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  • 1981 Index: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management: Vol. EM-28

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):1 - 2
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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