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Engineering Your Future

The Professional Practice of Engineering

Engineering Your Future by Stuart G. Walesh
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Round out your technical engineering abilities with the businessknow-how you need to succeed

Technical competency, the "hard side" of engineering and othertechnical professions, is necessary but not sufficient for successin business. Young engineers must also develop nontechnical or"soft-side" competencies like communication, marketing, ethics,business accounting, and law and management in order to fullyrealize their potential in the workplace.

This updated edition of Engineering Your Future is thego-to resource on the nontechnical aspects of professional practicefor engineering students and young technical professionals alike.The content is explicitly linked to current efforts in the reformof engineering education including ABET's Engineering Criteria2000, ASCE's Body of Knowledge, and those being undertaken by AAEE,AIChE and ASME. The book treats essential nontechnical topicsyou'll encounter in your career, like self-management,interpersonal relationships, teamwork, project and total qualitymanagement, design, construction, manufacturing, engineeringeconomics, organizational structures, business accounting, and muchmore. Features new to this revised edition include:

  • A stronger emphasis on management and leadership

  • A focus on personal growth and developing relationships

  • Expanded treatment of project management

  • Coverage of how to develop a quality culture and ways toencourage creative and innovative thinking

  • A discussion of how the results of design, the root ofengineering, come to fruition in constructing and manufacturing,the fruit of engineering

  • New information on accounting principles that can be used inyour career-long financial planning

  • An in-depth treatment of how engineering students and youngpractitioners can and should anticipate, participate in, andultimately effect change

If you're a student or young practitioner starting yourengineering career, Engineering Your Future is essentialreading.

Wiley; January 2012
576 pages; ISBN 9781118163016
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Title: Engineering Your Future
Author: Stuart G. Walesh
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