Engineering Management Journal

Volume 15 Issue 6 • Dec. 2005-Jan. 2006

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  • Engineering Management Journal

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 0_1
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  • Project management training - PRINCE 2

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 0_2
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  • Editor's letter - Don't tell me to shut up

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • News

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):4 - 7
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  • WMG

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 8
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  • FocalPoint - A focused look at the softer side of management - Making the right choice

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 9
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  • Viewpoint - Through the eyes of Colin Ashmore

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 10
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  • Comment - Clowning around aligning resource and business vectors

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 11
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  • University spin-outs and their management challenges

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 15
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    University spin-outs are increasingly in the spotlight. Inherent differences in attitude and skills between academia and managers of commercial business have resulted in some very poor quality spin-outs. The author examines why academic spin-outs are not as successful as they could be. He concludes that universities can and do have successful spin-outs from which to build their endowments, if they... View full abstract»

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  • Turning uncertainty and stress into focus and action

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):16 - 19
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    The author says that entrepreneurial planning and control systems give companies more than just edge in a competitive market. The entrepreneurial planning and control system is made up of three systems: action controls, strategy controls and performance controls. This article focuses only on the action control system (ACS) and its practical application since it is the first step in the overall thr... View full abstract»

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  • Your career: surviving and thriving

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):20 - 21
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    In a competitive work environment, with no rigid, preordained career ladder to follow, careers need planning: but how? The bad news is that there is no magic formula. You can, however, make a difference by working at it. First you must know what you want, and this needs some serious and systematic self-analysis. Most often successful careers do not simply happen; they are made. Recognise this, tak... View full abstract»

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  • Copycat designs and reverse engineering

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):22 - 25
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    The authors reveal why a software company, Navitaire Inc., sued easyJet, claiming copyright infringement, and explain why copying functionality doesn't break the law. View full abstract»

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  • See the world as others see you [Web site accessibility]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):26 - 29
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    The paper discusses the accessibility of Web sites and how they should be designed for use by security conscious users, disabled users, and non-human users (software robots). Spam is discussed as is legitimate bulk emailing. View full abstract»

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  • Work-life balance policies: are they doing more harm than good?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):30 - 33
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    The author discusses work-life balance from the perspectives of: what is an ideal worker, public and private sector aspects, the value of having policies in place, and social structures. View full abstract»

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  • View from the top [effective leadership]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):34 - 35
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    To be an effective leader, one has to be aware of the people in one's team and find some way of winning people's hearts and minds so that strategies and targets can become realities. The paper discusses the first steps a new leader should take for effective leadership. The steps consider emotional challenges, knowing the team, and becoming strategic. View full abstract»

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  • What I wish I'd known 10 years ago [training programme for future leaders]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):36 - 39
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    The paper discusses a way to enable future leaders to be equipped with muscle memory in lieu of 20/20 foresight. The Future Leaders Experience (FLE) programme offered by Ashridge Business School's Virtual Resource Center presents future challenges in an immediate context so that learning required for the future sticks now. The programme takes participants through a series of critical incidents in ... View full abstract»

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  • Cream in the global churn [mergers and acquisitions trade]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):40 - 43
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    The paper describes some of the negative effects and disadvantages of mergers and acquisitions, both on the buyer and the target company. Tips on how to make life easier in mergers and acquisitions trade are given. Some considerations include takeover time, failure rates, survival - which depends on how deeply the manager can drive continuous improvement into the culture by informing and empowerin... View full abstract»

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  • Customer experience and product leadership

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):44 - 47
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    Commercial success is often measured by the growth of a company's value to its shareholders, management and employees and is founded on the achievement of three core capabilities or 'value vectors': products or service offering leadership; customer and market focus; and operational excellence. The article brings together customer and market focus with leadership in products and services and descri... View full abstract»

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  • Opinion - Who said consultancy is a rip-off profession?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 48
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  • Business and the beautiful game - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 49
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  • Corporate entrepeneurship - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 49
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  • The director's handbook - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 49
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  • Mathsoft

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 50
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Aims & Scope

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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Editor-in-Chief
Dickon Ross
IET