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Technology Management, 1999 Edition

99th Edition

Edited by Robert Szakonyi

Auerbach Publications

568 pages

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Hardback: 9780849399732
pub: 1998-12-18
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In this new and exciting seventh edition, Technology Management continues to provide R&D managers with essential insight and information to address the most important challenges and opportunities of their profession. Divided into six sections, with contributions from experts in their field, this book is a current, complete reference guide into the ever-changing landscape of technology management.

Table of Contents


Section 1: Linking Technology to Business Goals

1 Creating a Strategic Technology Plan by Adreain Timms and William D. Torregrossa

2 Aligning R&D Project Portfolios with the Organization's Business Strategy by Hugo Patino

3 How a President Can Manage Technological Innovation by Robert Szakonyi

4 Developing an Exploratory and Fundamental Research Strategy by Michael W. Schoonover

5 One Corporation's Strategy and Technology Alignment: A Case Study by John Peterson

6 Core Technological Competencies by William J. Walsh

7 American Industry and the Management of Technology by Robert Szakonyi

Section 2: Management of R&D

8 Developing a R&D Strategy and Strengthening R&D Administration and Development by Robert Szakonyi

9 R&D Management: A Balancing Act by Mank R. Dustoor

10 The Balanced Scorecard by Alan L. Frohman

11 The 12 Critical Activities of R&D Management: A Comparison of Two Cases by Robert Szakonyi

12 Setting R&D Priorities: A Customer-Driven Process by John J. Moran

13 Improving R&D Operations by Robert Szakonyi

14 R&D Strategy and Coordination in Multinational Settings by Stephen Hellman

15 A Decade of Progress in R&D Management: An Overview of Six Companies by Robert Szakonyi

16 R&D Cost Accounting by Stephen Hellman

17 Improving R&D Management: A Comparison of Two Cases by Robert Szakonyi

18 Recognizing and Rewarding R&D Personnel by Timothy J. Kriewall

Section 3: Project Management and Teamwork

19 Establishing Discipline in the Selection, Planning and Carrying Out of R&D Projects by Robert Szakonyi

20 Establishing a Cross-Disciplinary Team for Developing a New Product by Robert Szakonyi

21 Motivating R&D Teams by Ronald A. Martin

22 What You Measure is What You Get by James A. Ward

23 Using Groupware in Quality Management Programs by Nereu F. Kock, Jr. and Robert J. McQueen

Section 4: New Product Development

24 Organizing for Effective Product Development by Scott Schafer

25 Joint Ventures: Issues and Opportunities by Ronald A. Martin

26 Public-Private Research Partnerships in Agriculture by C. Andrew Watkins and Peter B. Johnsen

27 A Strategy for Product Design Evolution by John L. Schlafer

28 Reducing New Product Development Risks by Colin MacPhee

29 The New Product Idea Paradox by Timothy H. Bohrer

30 Using Focus Groups to Capture the Voice of the High Technology Customer by John J. Moran

31 Making Concurrent Engineering Happen by Philip R. Taylor

Section 5: Technology Transfer

32 Reengineering the Technology Delivery Process by Michael W. Schoonover

33 Inbound Technology Transfer

34 Laying the Groundwork for Technology Transfer by James R. Key

35 International Technology Transfer: A Case Study by Robert Bond

36 Technology Transfer for Small Companies by Glenn Dugan

Section 6: Nurturing Innovation

37 Establishing a Scientific Network by Gerald L. Majewski

38 The Culture That Fosters Innovation by Alan L. Frohman

39 How a Leader Can Create a Culture for Innovation by Alan L. Frohman

40 Using Creativity Techniques in the Product-Innovation Process by Horst Geschka

41 Managing Innovation in Start-up Versus Established Environments by Russell Horres

42 Scenarios for Innovation Strategies by Horst Geschka, Monique Verhagen, and Barbara Winckler-Rub

43 Achieving Product Innovation by Reducing Variability by John Schlafer

44 Small Company Intrapreneurship: Developing a New High-Tech Product by Thomas J. Kotsch and Bernard A. Rausch


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering