Management of Research and Development Organizations: Managing the Unmanageable / Edition 2

Management of Research and Development Organizations: Managing the Unmanageable / Edition 2

by Raj Jain, Harry C. Triandis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471146137

ISBN-13: 9780471146131

Pub. Date: 12/16/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This edition has been completely revised. The authors, noted authorities in the field, focus on ways to improve R&D organization productivity and foster excellence in such companies. They describe how to design jobs, organize hierarchies, resolve conflicts, motivate employees, and create an innovative work environment. Features extensive cross-cultural coverage of…  See more details below

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This edition has been completely revised. The authors, noted authorities in the field, focus on ways to improve R&D organization productivity and foster excellence in such companies. They describe how to design jobs, organize hierarchies, resolve conflicts, motivate employees, and create an innovative work environment. Features extensive cross-cultural coverage of European and Pacific Rim R&D organizations and policies which greatly differ from the US. Includes an entirely new section on various strategic planning elements unique to an R&D organization along with a case study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471146131
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/16/1996
Series:
Wiley Series in Engineering and Technology Management Series, #27
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

R&D Organizations and Research Categories.

Elements Needed for an R&D Organization.

Creating a Productive and Effective R&D Organization.

Job Design and Organizational Effectiveness.

Influencing People.

Motivation in R&D Organizations.

Dealing with Diversity in R&D Organizations.

Leadership in Research and Development Organizations.

Managing Conflict in R&D Organizations.

Performance Appraisal—Employee Contribution— in R&D Organizations.

Technology Transfer.

Organizational Change in R&D Settings.

The University Research Enterprise.

Strategic Planning for R&D Organizations.

Appendix.

References.

Indexes.

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