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|Main Title||Leadership by engineers and scientists : professional skills needed to succeed in a changing world /|
|Author||Hess, Dennis W.,|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,|
|Subjects||Leadership ; Engineers--Vocational guidance ; Science--Vocational guidance ; Berufsbildung ; Fèuhrungskraft ; Ingenieur ; Wissenschaftler|
|Collation||xvi, 240 pages ; 24 cm|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Examples of routine problems/decisions faced by technical leaders -- Technical leadership fundamentals -- Ethics and professionalism -- Time management -- Building trust and credibility -- Risk taking, creativity, confidence -- Leadership through questions -- Creating a vision -- Team building and teamwork -- Running an effective meeting, making decisions, managing change -- Conflict management and resolution -- Communication -- Presenting difficult messages. Teaches scientists and engineers leadership skills and problem solving to facilitate management of team members, faculty, and staff. This textbook introduces readers to open-ended problems focused on interactions between technical and nontechnical colleagues, bosses, and subordinates.