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Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE

Issue 3 • Date March 1988

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  • Professional environment for knowledge workers: engineers' responsibilities

    Publication Year: 1988 , Page(s): 2 - 5
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    It is argued that knowledge workers, and engineers in particular, constitute one of society's more indispensable human resources in this technological era. The environment in which engineers work is examined, both on the job and in society as a whole, with particular regard to the relatively poor status that engineering has. It is suggested that this will improve only when engineers become involve... View full abstract»

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  • Professional environment for knowledge workers: employers' responsibilities

    Publication Year: 1988 , Page(s): 6 - 9
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    Knowledge workers, including engineers and computer professionals, are recognized as being among the most valuable assets of high-technology employers. The employers' responsibilities in establishing and maintaining a mutually rewarding relationship are discussed. The value of adequate facilities, tools, and support personnel for ensuring competitive productivity by knowledge workers is considered... View full abstract»

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  • Professional environment for knowledge workers: educators' responsibilities

    Publication Year: 1988 , Page(s): 10 - 11
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    It is argued that educators possess the potential for having the greatest impact on developing a knowledge worker's professional identity and that because of this they must also bear the greatest responsibility for this development. They can impact the students directly by presenting seminars with professionally related content, by incorporating such topics into their classroom lectures, and by se... View full abstract»

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  • The role of the professional society in the career development of engineers

    Publication Year: 1988 , Page(s): 12 - 16
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    The role of the professional engineering society in the career development of the engineer as he/she progresses through various stages of growth is examined. Beginning with the definition of an engineer, professional development is categorized in a four-stage model that begins at the apprentice level and ultimately culminates in the sponsor or director level. Civilian engineer career development a... View full abstract»

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  • Managing the super achiever engineer

    Publication Year: 1988 , Page(s): 17 - 20
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    Guidelines for managing the super achiever are presented. The first step is to identify and classify their problem, plan a solution, and then execute the plan. The personality types that are encounted and the problems they pose for the manager are identified, and suggestions for dealing with them are given.<> View full abstract»

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 IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine is a monthly magazine that publishes articles concerned with the various aspects of systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments as well as news and information of interest to IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society members.

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