Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook, Volumes 1-2

Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook, Volumes 1-2

William Sims Bainbridge


This 2-volume set in the "SAGE Reference sequence on management "tackles concerns suitable to management within the realm of technological know-how and expertise. To surround the foremost themes during this area, this instruction manual positive factors a hundred themes prepared less than 8 headings. quantity 1 concentrates on common rules of technology and expertise management and contains sections on social-scientific views on S&T management; key medical suggestions approximately best and innovating in S&T; features of S&T leaders and their environments; and methods, strategies, and instruments of S&T management. quantity 2 presents case stories of management in S&T, with sections contemplating management in casual groups of scientists and engineers; management in govt initiatives and examine tasks; management in study, improvement, and innovation; and eventually, management in schooling and university-based examine. by means of targeting key subject matters inside a hundred short chapters, this remarkable reference source deals scholars extra distinctive info and intensity of dialogue than generally present in an encyclopedia access yet now not as a lot jargon, aspect or density as in a magazine article or a examine guide bankruptcy. Entries are written in language and elegance that's generally obtainable, and every is via cross-references and a quick bibliography and additional readings. a close index and an internet model of the paintings complements accessibility for this day s pupil audience."

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