This course provides a survey of research and practice focusing on the effective management of technical professionals, who have come to represent a significant segment of the labor force. The success of organizations today is largely a result of the knowledge and skills applied by their technical professional employees. The effective management of such a work force has been one of the most critical problems faced by organizations that depend on their contributions. This course closely examines research and case studies that examine various management techniques to improve the utilization, development and motivation of technical professionals for achieving high levels of performance, innovation and creativity.
Prerequisite: MG 6013 or instructor’s permission.