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Engineering Project Management for the Global High Technology Industry (Electronics)

Engineering Project Management for the Global High Technology Industry (Electronics)

Engineering Project Management for the Global High Technology Industry (Electronics)
By Sammy Shina

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Book Description

PROVEN STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFULLY MANAGING HIGH-TECH ENGINEERING PROJECTS

Engineering Project Management for the Global High-Technology Industry describes how to effectively implement a wide array of project management tools and techniques and covers comprehensive details on the entire product development lifecycle. Technology management--from research to advanced development to adoption in new products--is explained with examples of organizational structure and required timelines.

This practical guide discusses key topics such as creating a business plan, performing economic analysis, leveraging internal resources and the supply chain, planning project development, controlling projects, tracking progress, managing risk, and reporting to management. Skills essential to the successful project manager, including communication, leadership, and teamwork, are also addressed. Real-world case studies from top global technology companies illustrate the concepts presented in the book.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

  • Project lifecycle and development of engineering project management tools and techniques
  • Book stages and project management structures for developing them
  • Project inception: benchmarking, IP, and voice of the customer (VoC)
  • VoC case study
  • Project justification and engineering economic analysis
  • Make or buy: subcontracting and managing the supply chain
  • Engineering project planning and execution
  • Project phases, control, risk analysis, and team leadership
  • Project monitoring and control case study
  • Engineering project communications
  • Engineering project and product costing
  • Building and managing teams


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #185061 in Books
  • Published on: 2014-01-07
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.50" h x 1.10" w x 7.60" l, 2.05 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 432 pages

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Sammy G. Shina, Ph.D., P.E., is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and former Director of the Electronics Manufacturing Laboratory at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. He is an international consultant, trainer, and seminar provider on project management, Six Sigma applications, technology supply chains, collaborative engineering, product design and development, and electronics manufacturing and automation, and has also worked extensively as an expert witness on issues of patent infringements of electronic products and systems. Dr. Shina spent more than 20 years developing new products and state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies for several technology companies, including Hewlett Packard and RCA. He received S.B. degrees in electrical engineering and industrial management from MIT, a S.M. degree in computer science from WPI, and a Sc.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University.


Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Five Stars
By John P.
Great book, great professor

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
3Too many unexplained abbreviations
By Amazon Customer
The book is well written, but an definition or explanation of all the abbreviations used is really missing...

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5usefuly book, sammy shina is a character.
By petar
i still use it in manufacturing.

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