Engineering Management: People and Projects

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Battelle Press, 1995 - Business & Economics - 300 pages
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Engineering Management is a guide for the first-level engineering manager/supervisor/leader and the "manager without authority" -- the project engineer/task leader/lead engineer. The book is practical and straightforward and is designed to help engineers deal with the realities of too little time, not enough resources, and little power. Written in simple language, it offers a practical approach for technical people with managerial or supervisory responsibilities but little formal management training. Contents: Manageing in a Technical Environment, Delegation, Communication, Motivation and Interpersonal Relationships, Leadership: Where Style Meets Substance, Managing Upward: How to Deal with Your Boss, Managing Conflict, Managing Effective Teams, Managing Without Authority, Creativity and Innovation, Managing Change, Time Management, Performance Appraisal and Evaluation, Training and Development, Projects and Their Nature, Projects Planning, Project Set-Ups: The Basic Tools, The Scheduling Process, Accounting for Project Costs, Project Budgets, People in Projects, Project Reporting, Computers in Project Management, Project Conclusion

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