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Engineer Entrepreneur

By
Daniel T. Koenig, P.E.
Daniel T. Koenig, P.E.
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ISBN-10:
0791801934
No. of Pages:
356
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2003

When I left the United States Coast Guard in 1966 for a position in industry, the business world was a much different place than it is today. International competition was more theory than practice. Engineering work transpired more in large organizations than in entrepreneurial smaller firms that are commonplace today. Engineers entering the work force were juniors in large bureaucratic organizations with very large resources potentially available to the technical worker. In fact, when I started in industry I felt very comfortable in my role. I was a junior officer in the service, and as an engineer in a large...

The Organization Man Concept
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The Resulting New Role of the Engineer
The Organization Man Concept
The Change in the 1980s
The Resulting New Role of the Engineer
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