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Managing Engineering and Technology: An Introduction to Management for Engineers, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Lucy C. Morse, Daniel L. Babcock

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 24, 2009

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For courses in Technology Management, Engineering Management, or Introduction to Engineering Technology.

 

Managing Engineering and Technology is designed to teach engineers, scientists, and other technologists the basic management skills they will need to be effective throughout their careers.

Table of Contents

 

Part I Introduction to Engineering Management 1

 

Chapter 1 Engineering and Management 3

Preview 3

Learning Objectives 3

Engineering 4

Management 8

Engineering Management: A Synthesis 15

Discussion Questions 20

Notes 20

 

Chapter 2 Historical Development of Engineering Management 22

Preview 22

Learning Objectives 22

Origins 23

The Industrial Revolution 25

Management Philosophies 29

Scientific Management 29

Administrative Management 36

Behavioral Management 39

Current Contributions 41

Discussion Questions 45

Notes 45

 

Part II Functions of Technology Management 49

 

Chapter 3 Planning and Forecasting 50

Preview 50

Learning Objectives 51

Nature of Planning 51

The Foundation For Planning 53

Some Planning Concepts 58

Forecasting 60

Strategies For Managing Technology 68

Discussion Questions 71

Notes 72

 

Chapter 4 Decision Making 74

Preview 74

Learning Objectives 75

Nature of Decision Making 75

Management Science 77

Tools for Decision Making 80

Computer-Based Information Systems 91

Implementation 93

Discussion Questions 94

Notes 95

 

Chapter 5 Organizing 97

Preview 97

Learning Objectives 98

Nature of Organizing 98

Traditional Organization Theory 100

Technology and Modern Organization Structures 107

Teams 109

Discussion Questions 113

Notes 114

 

Chapter 6 Some Human Aspects of Organizing 115

Preview 115

Learning Objectives 116

Staffing Technical Organizations 116

Authority and Power 128

Delegation 130

Committees and Meetings 132

Teams 135

Discussion Questions 136

Notes 136

 

Chapter 7 Leading Technical People 138

Preview 138

Learning Objectives 139

Leadership 139

Motivation 152

Motivating and Leading Technical Professionals 162

Discussion Questions 169

Notes 170

 

Chapter 8 Controlling 173

Preview 173

Learning Objectives 173

The Process of Control 174

Financial Controls 177

Discussion Questions 187

Notes 188

 

Part III Managing Technology 189

 

Chapter 9 Managing Research and Development 191

Preview 191

Learning Objectives 192

Product and Technology Life Cycles 192

Nature of Research and Development 194

Research Strategy and Organization 196

Selecting R&D Projects 198

Creativity 201

Protection of Ideas 206

Making R&D Organizations Successful 212

Discussion Questions 216

Notes 217

 

Chapter 10 Managing Engineering Design 219

Preview 219

Learning Objectives 220

Nature of Engineering Design 220

Systems Engineering/New Product Development 221

Concurrent Engineering 227

Control Systems in Design 229

Product Liability and Safety 234

Designing for Reliability 238

Other “Ilities” In Design 243

Discussion Questions 250

Notes 251

 

Chapter 11 Planning Production Activity 253

Preview 253

Learning Objectives 254

Introduction 254

Planning Manufacturing Facilities 258

Quantitative Tools in Production Planning 263

Production Planning and Control 269

Manufacturing Systems 275

Discussion Questions 278

Notes 279

 

Chapter 12 Managing Production Operations 281

Preview 281

Learning Objectives 282

Assuring Product Quality 282

Productivity 293

Maintenance and Facilities (Plant) Engineering 297

Other Manufacturing Functions 301

Discussion Questions 303

Notes 304

 

Chapter 13 Engineers in Marketing and Service Activities 306

Preview 306

Learning Objectives 307

Marketing and the Engineer 307

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Engineers in Service Organizations 315

Discussion Questions 324

Notes 325

 

Part IV Managing Projects 327

 

Chapter 14 Project Planning and Acquisition 329

Preview 329

Learning Objectives 330

Characteristics of a Project 330

The Project Proposal Process 331

Project Planning Tools 335

Types of Contracts 345

Discussion Questions 347

Notes 349

 

Chapter 15 Project Organization, Leadership, and Control 350

Preview 350

Learning Objectives 351

Project Organization 351

The Project Manager 359

Motivating Project Performance 360

Controlling Cost and Schedule 367

Discussion Questions 371

Notes 373

 

Part V Managing Your Engineering Career 375

 

Chapter 16 Engineering Ethics 377

Preview 377

Learning Objectives 377

Professional Ethics and Conduct 378

Discussion Questions 397

Notes 398

 

Chapter 17 Achieving Effectiveness as an Engineer 400

Preview 400

Learning Objectives 401

Getting off to the Right Start 401

Charting Your Career 405

Communicating Your Ideas 408

Staying Technically Competent 413

Professional Activity 416

Women and Minorities in Engineering and Management 420

Management and the Engineer 425

Managing Your Time 434

Discussion Questions 438

Notes 439

 

Chapter 18 Globalization and Challenges for the Future 444

Preview 444

Learning Objectives 445

Globalization 445

Engineering Grand Challenges 455

Future Considerations in Engineering and Management 457

Discussion Questions 460

Notes 460

Index 463

 

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