1.-Explain what engineering management is. What skills do engineering managers need to be effective in the new millennium?
2.-Describe each of the three strategic planning methods discussed in ithe textbook. What are the purposes and advantages of each?
3.-Why is product life cycle analysis so important? Describe the four stages of a product’s life cycle an d identify some of the tools used for operational planning.
4.-Explain the differences between functional, discipline-based, product, region-based, matrix, team, and network organization.
5.-Why is planning a major function for engineering management?
6.-Explain what cross-functional teams are. What are the advantages of using cross-functional teams for an organization?
7.-Discuss the concept of delegating and it benefits to an organization.
8.-Explain why technology forecasting is critical for organizations in the New Millenium.
9.-Explain why engineering managers need to learn how to effectively resolve conflicts. Elaborate on some key conflict resolution techniques that engineering managers could use in the workplace.
10.-Why is organizing a critical function for engineering management?