Management of technology: issues of management skill and effectiveness
Author: Ramanathan, K.
Source: International Journal of Technology Management, Volume 5, Number 4, May 1990 , pp. 409-422(14)
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
Abstract:Effective management of technology is the key to economic growth and competitiveness. An attempt is made in this paper to identify and elaborate some of the factors that contribute to the improper management of technology at the level of the firm. Some misconceptions and obstacles that stand in the way of understanding the role of technology in, and its effective management for, achieving competitiveness and profitability are highlighted. The paper stresses some of the skills that managers should acquire for the effective management of technology.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Associate Professor, School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology G.P.O. Box 2754, Bangkok 10501, Thailand
Publication date: May 1, 1990