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Engineering Management Journal

Issue 4 • Aug. 1994

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  • Engineering training in the 'real world': pragmatism pays at Tungstone batteries

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):148 - 152
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    In the face of worldwide competition for markets in virtually every engineering discipline, UK manufacturing industry and engineering has long acknowledged the need for ever greater levels of skill in its workforce. Politicians, captains of industry, trades union leaders and the great and the good have all entered the arena to promote a world-beating Britain through the benefits of better training... View full abstract»

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  • Factors influencing the relative industrial performance of Japan, Germany, USA and UK. II. Education, training, employment policies and management practices

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):157 - 162
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    In the second of three articles, the author continues to explore some of the underlying factors which have influenced competitive industrial performance. Topics covered include: relative positions; parent/teacher relationships; investment; school management; national syllabuses; priorities; employment policies; and management practices.<> View full abstract»

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  • Beyond the horizon taking the long-term view in managing investment projects for advancing technology

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):163 - 172
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    The author highlights the link between successful innovation-developing and manufacturing new high-quality products and success in winning leading shares in world markets. He also identifies the need to take a consistent long-term view in the area of technology development.<> View full abstract»

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  • The role of The Royal Academy of Engineering

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):173 - 176
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    The object of The Royal Academy of Engineering is the pursuit, encouragement and maintenance of excellence in the whole field of engineering to useful purpose in order to promote the advancement of the science, art and practice of engineering for the benefit of the public. The author discusses the Royal Charter, the educational influence of the Academy, overseas links, and its political influence.... View full abstract»

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  • Risk analysis for business decisions. I

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):177 - 182
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    Few will doubt that the risks associated with innovative engineering development are greater today than they have ever been. Over the last few years risk analysis has become a popular subject with industrial managers, and a number of software packages have emerged. However, the issues involved are not simple and no single method or package provides a complete answer. This two-part series describes... View full abstract»

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  • Offshore development of electronic products

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):185 - 192
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    The existence of a local electronics industry is widely considered in both the developed and developing nations to be an essential contributor to prosperity and growth. This is not only on account of the scale of the world market for electronics products, but also because of the radical effect that the application of electronics goods and services has on the competitiveness of other sectors of the... View full abstract»

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Engineering Management magazine covers management methods, techniques and processes relevant to engineers, incorporating project management, marketing, finance, law, quality and responsibilities of the engineer in society.

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