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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.
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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 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Issues and Problems of Engineering Leadership Societal Effects of Engineering and Technology Engineers and Leadership Engineers as Decisionmakers Managing and Organizing Engineers Engineering and Technology Development Engineering Education Engineering as a Profession Toward Technological Excellence Model of the Engineer of the Future Technological Excellence and Engineering Leadership The Meaning of Technology and Engineering Threats to U.S. Technological and Economic Leadership The New Engineer References Appendix A: Safety and Engineers Risk Aversiveness Appendix B: Code of Ethics for Engineers and the Role of Quality Management in Engineering Appendix C: A Nation Neither Prepared nor Committed to the Training of Its Workers Appendix D: On Contingent Fees and Self-Regulation Appendix E: Engineer's Liability Appendix F: Commercially Relevant R&D Index
Responsibility: Ernst G. Frankel.

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