Technology management as a profession and the challenges ahead
Çetindamar, Dilek and Phaal, Robert and Probert, David R. (2016) Technology management as a profession and the challenges ahead. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 41 . pp. 1-13. ISSN 0923-4748 (Print) 1879-1719 (Online)
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jengtecman.2016.05.001
This paper is aimed at current and future managers in the field of technology management (TM), and those who train and educate them. After briefly describing TM as a management discipline, the potential challenges likely to rise in the field are introduced according to three processes given in the TM framework: innovation, operation and strategy. Then, a set of propositions are developed regarding the potential impact of those challenges on TM professionals. Concentrating on a long term perspective provides TM professionals with the opportunity to consider their existing knowledge and skill base so that they can prepare for the challenges they will face in the future. The paper ends with implications for professionals and educators.
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