Research-Technology Management

Magazine for managers of research, development, and technology implementation.

Articles from Vol. 49, No. 5, September/October

Boeing's Global Enterprise Technology Process
Personality-driven research is avoided by applying systems engineering to R&D management in the company's central research organization.OVERVIEW:Managing R&D in a large enterprise is ultimately about achieving momentum in the marketplace. Over...
Einstein in the Boardroom: Moving beyond Intellectual Capital to I-Stuff
Einstein in the Boardroom: Moving Beyond Intellectual Capital to I-Stuff; Suzanne S. Harrison and Patrick H. Sullivan, Sr.; John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2006; 226 pp., $34.95.Suzanne Harrison and Pat Sullivan are experts in the field of Intellectual...
Optimizing Project Portfolios
Engineering productivity and effectiveness can be improved by applying the Theory of Constraints.OVERVIEW:Multi-project organizations must carefully balance pressures to commission new initiatives against engineering's capacity to effectively execute...
R&d Structure in a Changing World
A research study shows that ultimately a "good" R&D structure is one that meets the expectations placed on it, such as supporting corporate growth and building new technology platforms.OVERVIEW:The organization of R&D activities has a large impact...
Strategic Community: Foundation of Knowledge Creation
A model of Japanese-style management for the 21st century leverages the power of strategic partnerships to create knowledge-building communities within large companies.OVERVIEW:Strategic business communities played an important role in the efforts of...
The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take off and Others Crash and Burn
The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take Off and Others Crash and Burn;Pip Cohurn;Portfolio, New York, NY; 2006;212 pp., $24.95."The technology industry has become self-absorbed as a result of five decades of success," declares Pip Coburn, a Wall...
Total Rewards: Good Fit for Tech Workers
Firms that fully address the needs of their engineers and scientists will be better able to attract, retain and motivate them.OVERVIEW:Total rewards is a promising approach to rewards management that has been adopted by such technology-intensive firms...
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