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Management of Advanced Manufacturing Technology: Strategy, Organization, and Innovation
     

Management of Advanced Manufacturing Technology: Strategy, Organization, and Innovation

by Donald Gerwin, Harvey Kolodny
 

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Management of Research and Development Organizations Managing the Unmanageable R. K. Jain and H. C. Triandis Written by the manager of a large research and development organization and a leading behavioral scientist, this book explores some of the essential topics in R&D management while providing hands-on guidance for putting specific techniques to work. 1990 (0 471-50791-1) 268 pp. Managing Technology in the Decentralized Firm Albert H. Rubenstein Technology has traditionally advanced faster than our ability to manage it. Here is a book designed to assist the professional in furthering the corporate technology program through its effective management. Based on studies of over 200 decentralized firms spanning a period of thirty years, Managing Technology in the Decentralized Firm addresses crucial aspects of the research and development and innovation processes, and suggests how to make them pay off. 1989 (0 471-61024-0) 476 pp. Statistical Quality Control for Manufacturing Managers William S. Messina In today’s competitive environment, the responsibility of the manufacturing manager has expanded to include ownership of the quality of the products coming off the line. The author uses real-life business situations to demonstrate how a manager can incorporate statistical quality control (SQC) into virtually any manufacturing line. He also offers practical advice on techniques managers can use to improve quality, increase productivity, and enhance the competitive position of the line. 1987 (0 471-85774-2) 331 pp. Management of Technological Change Yassin Sankar Technology produces changes within the organization that must be considered for effective implementation of innovations. This book focuses on the dynamics of technological change, especially the human aspects. The author examines the impact of technological change on job design, work flow, job stress, the elements of corporate culture, the organizational system, the information technology of the organization, the leadership style and strategic premises, the organizational design, and the value systems of managers and the organization. 1991 (0 471-63147-7) 374 pp.

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Designed to assist companies in maximizing the efficiency and profitability of their investments in advanced manufacturing technology, this book addresses the complex issues and potential problems associated with planning, organizing, and implementing computerized manufacturing on a planetwide basis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471635741
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/21/1992
Series:
Wiley Series in Engineering and Technology Management Series , #11
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

About the authors DONALD GERWlN, PhD, holds an NSERC/SSHRC Chair in Management of Technology in the School of Business and the Faculty of Engineering at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is also affiliated with the Research Center for Telecommunications Technology Management at Carleton. His research interests are in managing technological change in manufacturing. HARVEY F. KOLODNY, DBA, is Professor on the Faculty of Management and the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. His fields of interest are complex organization design, high commitment workplaces and the management of technology. He is the Director of the Organization Design Program at the University of Toronto and a member of the Advisory Board of the Industrial Research Assistance Program of the National Research Council of Canada.

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