Emerging Dimensions of Technology Management

Editors: Akhilesh, K.B. (Ed.)

  • Initiates the reader to examine technology management across sectors, highlighting the complexities, uncertainties and the risk involved in each of the sectors
  • A noble attempt to bring a set of international scholars to provide insights on challenges of technology management
  • Coverage of issues and challenges of a range of technologies
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​  Technology is the key driver of business. May it be airport, ICT , smart governance, manufacturing or plantations. Technology management opens up opportunities for the business and help achieve leadership positions. This collection of papers provides a glimpse of issues faced in different sectors. These papers also should inspire more researchers to expand the scope of the subject itself.                    

About the authors

Professor K. B. Akhilesh, Professor of Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior and Technology Management at Indian Institute of Science since 1982, was Chairman of the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science from 1993 to 1998. His research and teaching interests are the development of human resource skills in the information technology and manufacturing sectors. He has published over 100 papers in Indian and international journals and 7 books. Professor Akhilesh has guided over 20 Doctoral students, served as an external PhD examiner in India, South Africa and USA. Professor Akhilesh has been a visiting lecturer at many universities and organizations, worldwide, including USA, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Belgium and Sweden. He was invited as a Visiting Researcher by Japan Institute of Labor, Tokyo. He is also an (Adjunct Professor) at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) and visiting Professor at University of Hamburg, School of information. He has taught two courses Knowledge Management and International Business Leaders in Pforzheim University, and University of Lemgo, Germany. As a consultant, speaker and a trainer he has interacted with companies like DaimlerChrysler, Airbus Industries, Pratt and Whitney USA, Lapp India, International Labor Organization, Volkswagen, Vee Tech, Honeywell, BSNL, 5th Central Pay Commission, Central Silk Board, DRDL (DRDO), LRDE, CPRI, and so on. As a corporate management trainer and facilitator, he has participated in over 1,000 Management Development Programs. He is a member of many major professional organizations, including: Academy of Management, USA. Professor Akhilesh was honored for his life time contribution to HR management by National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM).

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Emerging Issues in Technology Management: Global Perspectives: The Need for and Understanding of a Technology Commercialization Framework

    Vyakarnam, Shailendra

    Pages 1-16

  • Innovation Valuation: Guesswork or Formalized Framework? A Literature Review

    Chanaron, J. J.

    Pages 17-33

  • Technology Management in India’s Plantation Sector: Structural Infirmities Perspective

    Dhanakumar, V. G.

    Pages 35-53

  • Good Urban Governance and Smart Technologies: A German City as a Best Practice Case of E-Government

    Himmelreich, Joerg

    Pages 55-61

  • An Overview on Technology Nurturing and Incubation from a Life Science Perspective

    Sridhar, Mohan (et al.)

    Pages 63-71

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eBook $139.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Emerging Dimensions of Technology Management
Editors
  • K.B. Akhilesh
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer India
Copyright Holder
Springer India
eBook ISBN
978-81-322-0792-4
DOI
10.1007/978-81-322-0792-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-81-322-0791-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 208
Number of Illustrations and Tables
41 b/w illustrations
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