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Transformation of scientists and engineers into managers

Author: James A Bayton; Richard L Chapman; National Academy of Public Administration.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1972.
Series: NASA SP (Series), 291.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A critical problem facing every organization is how to make managers from people who are specialists. The purposes of ths research were (1) to determine the principal problems and obstacles faced by specialists during the transition period when they are becoming managers, and (2) to discover ways by which their difficulties might be avoided or overcome. Because the report deals with a subject that has considerable  Read more...
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Bayton, James A. (James Arthur), 1912-
Transformation of scientists and engineers into managers.
Washington, Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1972
(OCoLC)610583755
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James A Bayton; Richard L Chapman; National Academy of Public Administration.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
OCLC Number: 379066
Notes: "Prepared under contract for NASA by the National Academy of Public Administration."
Description: vii, 130 pages : form ; 26 cm
Series Title: NASA SP (Series), 291.
Responsibility: James A. Bayton and Richard L. Chapman.

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"A critical problem facing every organization is how to make managers from people who are specialists. The purposes of ths research were (1) to determine the principal problems and obstacles faced by specialists during the transition period when they are becoming managers, and (2) to discover ways by which their difficulties might be avoided or overcome. Because the report deals with a subject that has considerable impact on good management of public institutions, especially those in the research and development environment, NASA management is issuing it as a Special Publication to achieve wide distribution and availability."--Page iii, 1.

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