264 pages | 15 B/W Illus.
Thanks to their education, experience, and general philosophical orientation, many engineers fail to notice critical issues in the workplace that can directly impact their career advancement and day-to-day job satisfaction. This text focuses on career management, and the accompanying importance of human and social interactions in the office. Although framed in the engineering environment, it provides observations on people skills relevant to all occupations. Using an informal, yet professional style, the author takes a mentorship approach by offering suggestions and anecdotes devoid of lecturing.
THE ENGINEERING CAREER Education. Framing the Corporate Landscape. On the Job. Alternate Career Paths. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Product Development Overview. Plan the Effort. Begin the Project. Manage the Development.