Technology Management

Technology Management

by George Chacko
     
 

This book examines the management of high technology from the dual perspectives of the commercial markets and military national-interest missions. The author's thesis is that the successful management of technology has as much to do with the survival of the country as the success and survival of any particular corporation or industry. He studies thirty real-life

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This book examines the management of high technology from the dual perspectives of the commercial markets and military national-interest missions. The author's thesis is that the successful management of technology has as much to do with the survival of the country as the success and survival of any particular corporation or industry. He studies thirty real-life applications of technology management and, using these examples, develops strategies for success both in commercial and governmental areas. His examples are evenly divivded between military, space and communications missions, and hi-tech products and services markets.

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Fifteen applications of "concomitant coalition" (CONCOL), an approach incorporating competitive cooperation, recognizing that the participants in an activity can work with and against one another. The thesis is that CONCOL offers a viable concept of technology management to promote survival both of markets and of mankind. Suitable for a one- or two-semester graduate or advanced undergraduate course in schools of business, systems, and technology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275929411
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/17/1988
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

GEORGE K. CHACKO is Professor of Systems Science at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and Director of the Doctoral Program in Technology Management at National Chengchi University in Taipei. A Member of the World Future Society and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Astronautical Society, Dr. Chacko is the author of some 35 books, including Dynamic Program Management (Praeger, 1989).

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