Explain what engineering management is.

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?