Management of Technology and Operations (Hardcover)

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Management of Technology and Operations (Hardcover)


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An accessible source of winning technology managementstrategies

In Management of Technology and Operations Ray Gehani reveals thebasic principles and best practices applied by toptechnology-driven organizations in the intensely competitive globalmarketplace. Using a model that technologists can relate to --ahigh-performance V-6 engine --he pinpoints the six sources ofcompetitive advantage that determine both short-term survival andmarket leadership over the long term. Then, with the help ofreal-life examples from leading technology-driven organizations, hedemonstrates how these global winners integrate project managementand pioneering leadership to exploit the full potential of each ofthese sources:
* Research and development
* Production automation and engineering
* Information integration
* Customer trust and market understanding
* Reliability and quality promise
* Building the best people.

For working engineers and managers in technology-drivenorganizations of any size, this book provides a commonunderstanding of the goals and methods of managing technology andoperations. It is also an excellent text for upper-levelundergraduate and graduate students in science, engineering, andbusiness.
Dr. R. RAY GEHANI teaches at the University of Akron and, until recently, was Chairman of the Technology Management Section of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). He has a PhD in management and a doctorate in engineering (polymers).
Product Details ISBN: 9780471179061
ISBN-10: 047117906X
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: September 14th, 1998
Pages: 464
Language: English