Significantly revised and updated, this second edition of
"Management for Engineers, Scientists and Technologists" is vital
reading for all students of any of these subjects hoping to make it
in the real world.
Increasingly, students of engineering, science and technology
subjects are finding that their success depends as much on general
management skills and understanding operational systems as on their
technical expertise. This book offers students that all- important
firm foundation in management training.
"Management for Engineers, Scientists and Technologists" offers
a practical and accessible introduction to management and provides
a comprehensive guide to the management tools used in managing
people and other resources. Part 1 includes a series of chapters on
management applications and concepts, starting with basic issues
such as 'What is a business?' and 'What is management?', continuing
through management of quality, materials and new product
development and concluding with examples of successful companies
who provide good models of management. Part 2 considers human
resource management and communications, introduces tools and
techniques for managing machines and materials, examines financial
management, describes the procedures and tools of project
management, analyses the supply system and the processes of
inventory control, studies business planning and marketing, and
concludes with a new chapter on the management of SMEs.
The authors' significant experience in both teaching and
industry provides valuable lessons in business management, and
allows them to provide case studies with real insight.
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