Presents assessment methods for organization and management processes. Provides special tools and techniques for managing and organizing R&D, new product, and project--oriented challenges. Includes real--world case studies.About the Author:
HANS J. THAMHAIN, PhD, is Professor of Management and Director of the Technology and Project Management Programs at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts. His industrial experience includes twenty years in high-technology management positions at GTE/Verizon, General Electric, Westinghouse, and ITT. Well known for his research on project team leadership, he is the author of more than seventy research papers and five professional reference books on project and technology management. In 2000, he received the IEEE Engineering Management Society's Engineering Manager of the Year Award.
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Descripción John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 2005. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Aufl.. 236 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Presents assessment methods for organization and management processes. Provides special tools and techniques for managing and organizing RD, new product, and project--oriented challenges. Includes real--world case studies. Nº de ref. de la librería BZV9780471415510
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Descripción Wiley, 2005. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface.1 Challenges of Managing in High-Technology.1.1 Managing in Today's High-Tech Business Environment.1.2 MoT Scope and Focus.1.3 Developing a Formal Definition.1.4 The Special Role of Engineering Management.1.5 Global Dimensions.1.6 Impact of Internet and e-Commerce.1.7 Technology and Society.1.8 Future Trends.1.9 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions.1.10 Critical Thinking: Questions for Discussion.1.11 References and Additional Readings.2 Managing in an e-Business World.2.1 A Changing Environment.2.2 The Unique Nature of Managing Technology-Based Businesses.2.3 History of Managing Technology.2.4 Forces That Drive Technology Companies Today.2.5 Measuring Technology Content and Intensity.2.6 Case Study: Reprogramming Amazon.2.7 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions.2.8 Critical Thinking: Questions for Discussion.2.9 References and Additional Readings.3 Organizing the High-Technology Enterprise.3.1 Today's Business Processes Require Flexibility, Speed, and Efficiency.3.2 Organization Designs for Technology-Based Enterprises.3.3 Organizational Layers and Subsystems.3.4 Organizational Choices.3.5 Real-World Hybrids.3.6 Understanding the Working Environment.3.7 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions.3.8 Critical Thinking: Questions for Discussion.3.9 References and Additional Readings.4 Concurrent Engineering and Integrated Product Development.4.1 The Need for Effective Management Processes.4.2 A Spectrum of Contemporary Management Systems.4.3 Concurrent Engineering-A Unique Project Management Concept.4.4 Criteria for Success.4.5 Defining the Process to the Team.4.6 Understanding the Challenges.4.7 Understanding the Organizational Components.4.8 Recommendations for Effective Management.4.9 Conclusion.4.10 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions.4.11 Critical Thinking: Questions for Discussion.4.12 References and Additional Readings.5 Managing People and Organizations.5.1 Changing Roles of Managerial Leadership.5.2 Motivation and Technology Performance.5.3 Formal Models of Motivation.5.4 Leadership in Technology.5.5 The Power Spectrum in Technology Management.5.6 How to Make It Work: Suggestions for Increasing Effectiveness.5.7 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions.5.8 Critical Thinking: Questions for Discussion.5.9 References and Additional Readings.6 Managing Technology-Based Projects.6.1 Management of Technology Is Project-Oriented.6.2 Modern Project Management: A Continuously Evolving System.6.3 The Formal Project Management System.6.4 Framing the Project.6.5 Defining the Work.6.6 Managing Time and Resources.6.7 Defining the Project Organization.6.8 Using Project Management Tools Properly.6.9 A Model for Project Performance.6.10 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions.6.11 Critical Thinking: Questions for Discussion.6.12 References and Additional Readings.7 Measuring and Controlling the Work.7.1 The Challenges of Managerial Control in Technology.7.2 What We Know About Managerial Controls in Complex Work Environments.7.3 Characteristics of Effective Controls.7.4 How Do Managers Control Technology-Intensive Work?7.5 Recommendations for Using Management Controls Effectively.7.6 Conclusion.7.7 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions.7.8 Critical Thinking: Questions for Discussion.7.9 References and Additional Readings.Appendix: Project Complexity Metrics.8 Project Evaluation and Selection.8.1 Making the Right Decisions Up Front.8.2 Quantitative Approaches to Project Evaluation and Selection.8.3 Qualitative Approaches to Project Evaluation and Sel. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0471415510
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