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In pursuit of technological excellence : engineering leadership, technological change, and economic development

Author: Ernst G Frankel
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how engineering leadership, technological change and economic development interact. The author argues that the USA is dominant in technological development, but behind in applying technology  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frankel, Ernst G.
In pursuit of technological excellence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993
(OCoLC)645824904
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst G Frankel
ISBN: 027594476X 9780275944766
OCLC Number: 26361632
Description: xv, 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Issues and Problems of Engineering Leadership --
3. Societal Effects of Engineering and Technology --
4. Engineers and Leadership --
5. Engineers as Decision Makers --
6. Managing and Organizing Engineers --
7. Engineering and Technology Development --
8. Engineering Education --
9. Engineering as a Profession --
10. Toward Technological Excellence --
11. Model of the Engineer of the Future --
12. Technological Excellence and Engineering Leadership --
13. The Meaning of Technology and Engineering --
14. Threats to U.S. Technological and Economic Leadership --
15. The New Engineer.
Responsibility: Ernst G. Frankel.

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