Management Decisions for Engineers

Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
ISBN: 9780727725011
Publication Date: 13 May 1996
Stock level: Low stock

£51.50

Format:Paperback
Publication status: Published
Publisher:ICE Publishing
Page size:210x148mm
Number of pages:240
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Decision making is at the heart of managing. It is the retraceable expression of the process of organizing. Good decisions produce good outcomes for both the organization and the manager, and careers May be made or broken by a single decision…



Subjects: Professional practice: Leadership and ManagementManagement
Product code: 9780727725011

Decision making is at the heart of managing. It is the retraceable expression of the process of organizing. Good decisions produce good outcomes for both the organization and the manager, and careers

May be made or broken by a single decision. This book is a guide, designed for engineering managers, to the theory and practice of how good decisions are made and why poor decisions occur.

Management decisions for engineers is the result of many years of teaching and consultancy in organizational and social decision making. It draws on the author's 30 years of civil engineering practice and provides, in a short and accessible form, some of the most important concepts in managerial decision theory and makes suggestions as to how they can be used to help the engineering manager.