Akhilesh, K. B.

R&D management K. B. Akhilesh - New Delhi : Springer, c2014. - xvii, 253 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Chapter 1: Introduction to R&D Function.- Chapter 2: R&D: Reactive and Passive Partner to Responsive Collaborator.- Chapter 3: Driving the Economy through R&D Activities.- Chapter 4: The Strategic Aspects of R&D Management.- Chapter 5: Project Planning and Budgeting.- Chapter 6: Road mapping.- Chapter 7: Project Selection.- Chapter 8: Project Evaluation.- Chapter 9: Human Resource Management in R&D.- Chapter 10: Attraction and Retention of Talent in R&D.- Chapter 11: Creativity in R&D Organizations.- Chapter 12: Interpersonal Relationships, Teams and Team building.- Chapter 13: Innovation Management.- Chapter 14: Portfolio Management.- Chapter 15: New Product Development.- Annexure 1: History and Growth of R&D in India.- Annexure 2: Indian Science &Technology System.

This book contributes towards the integration of the R & D function with regard to societies, nations, industries and organizations, as well as to leaders within organizations. It covers the management aspects and approaches to R & D management and provides information on the major contexts of R & D such as in production, HR, marketing and finance? functions that are essential to attracting, developing and retaining scientific manpower. The book further elaborates on organizations' human strategic prospectives. It also suggests various types of practices to help organizations achieve their objectivE



Research and development projects --Management
Technological innovations --Management
Project management
Economics/Management Science
Innovation/Technology Management
Human Resource Management
R & D/Technology Policy
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industrial Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Management Science--Management--Organizational Behavior

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