The Human Side of Managing Technological Innovation

The Human Side of Managing Technological Innovation : A Collection of Readings

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Designed for courses within MBA engineering and executive education programs, The Human Side of Managing Technical Information, Second Edition, provides a variety of approaches and perspectives on issues critical to the effective leadership of technical professionals and cross-functional teams throughout the innovation process. Updated throughout, the second edition's collection of articles cover such topics as motivating professionals, measuring productivity,organizing and leading cross-functional development teams, enhancing creativity, developing human resource capabilities, and using technology as a strategic resource. These articles represent the thoughts and ideas of researchers and practitioners seeking a richer understanding of the complex interplay between the specialized knowledge and skills of creative professionals and the realistic pressures and constraints required by successful business organizations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 752 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.7 x 35.6mm | 1,270.07g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • numerous figures
  • 0195135318
  • 9780195135312
  • 1,659,209

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION; I. THE MOTIVATION AND LEADERSHIP OF TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS; II. THE MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATIVE GROUPS AND PROJECT TEAMS; III. LEADERSHIP ROLES IN THE INNOVATION PROCESS; IV. MANAGING KNOWLEDGE WORK WITHIN INNOVATIVE ORGANIZATIONS; V. MANAGING INNOVATIVE CLIMATES IN ORGANIZATIONS; VI. THE MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSSES FOR INNOVATION; VII. MANAGING THE INNOVATION PROCESS IN ORGANIZATIONSshow more

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