Engineering Management in a Global Environment: Guidelines and Procedures
In today’s global business environment with high speed interactions, engineering organizations are evolving continuously. Engineering Management in a Global Environment: Guidelines and Procedures provides guidelines for changing roles of engineering managers in the international arena. The book covers global, multidisciplinary, and flat engineering organizations. Recommended procedures for hiring, mentoring, work assignments, and meetings in the global arena are detailed. Guidelines for keeping up with technology and with the changing world, performance reviews, layoffs, necessary engineering tools, and work atmosphere are discussed. Procedures for engineering team building and for having good relationships with upper management, customers, subcontractors, and regulatory agencies are provided. Each chapter ends with a checklist summarizing engineering managerial guidelines in that chapter.
About the Author
M. Kemal Atesmen completed his high school studies at Robert Academy in Istanbul Turkey in 1961. He received his B. Sc. degree from Case Western Reserve University, his M. Sc. degree from Stanford University, and his Ph. D. degree from Colorado State University, all in mechanical engineering. He is a life member of ASME. He initially pursued an academic and an industrial career in parallel and became an associate professor in mechanical engineering before dedicating his professional life to international engineering management and engineering project management for thirty-three years. He helped many young engineers in the international arena to bridge the gap between college and professional life in automotive, computer component, data communication, and offshore oil industries. He published six books, sixteen technical papers, and has four patents. His books are “Global Engineering Project Management”, CRC Press, 2008, “Everyday Heat Transfer Problems – Sensitivities to Governing Variables”, ASME Press, 2009, “Understanding the World Around through Simple Mathematics”, Infinity Publishing, 2011, “A Journey Through Life, Wilson Printing, 2013, “Project Management Case Studies and Lessons Learned”, CRC Press, 2015, and “Process Control Techniques for High Volume Production”, CRC Press, 2016.
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