Accession Number : AD0658897

Title :   PROGRAM OF RESEARCH ON THE MANAGEMENT OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1965-6 and program summary, 1960-6,

Corporate Author : NORTHWESTERN UNIV EVANSTON ILL DEPT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Rubenstein,Albert H.

Report Date : SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : Contents: Characteristics of Northwestern's program of research on the management of research and development; Personnel associated with program - September 1965-September 1966; Code for availability of publications, reports, and working papers; Descriptions of individual projects (idea flow in research and development, control of research and development in decentralized organizations, strategies for organization and diffusion of research in developing countries, R and D responses to crises, sources of R and D achievements in electronics since 1945, the acquisition and development of new technical skills in research and development, integration and utilization of management science activities in organizations, liaison relations: transition and interface problems between phases of research, development and application, the information-seeking behavior of researchers, project selection in R and D, key researchable problem areas in R and D management, environmental and management factors influencing the performance of research and development groups, other related activities); Theses and dissertations.

Descriptors :   (*RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, *MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING), OPERATIONS RESEARCH, ORGANIZATIONS, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, ENGINEERING, SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE