Management of Research and Development Organizations: Managing the Unmanageable / Edition 2by Raj Jain, Harry C. Triandis
Pub. Date: 12/16/1996
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.
- Publication date:
- Wiley Series in Engineering and Technology Management Series , #27
- Edition description:
- 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.
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 AppraisalEmployee Contribution in R&D Organizations.
Organizational Change in R&D Settings.
The University Research Enterprise.
Strategic Planning for R&D Organizations.
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