Business Strategies and Approaches for Effective Engineering Management
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Business Strategies and Approaches for Effective Engineering Management

Saqib Saeed (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), Mohammad Ayoub Khan (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, India) and Rizwan Ahmad (Qatar University, Qatar)
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Release Date: March, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 369|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3658-3
ISBN13: 9781466636583|ISBN10: 1466636580|EISBN13: 9781466636590


Successful engineering projects require a clear vision and long term strategy. Therefore, effective business initiatives have been applied to the engineering environment in order to enhance its management perspectives.

Business Strategies and Approaches for Effective Engineering Management brings together the latest methodologies, principles, practices, and tools for engineering management. By providing theoretical analysis and practical applications, this book is a useful reference for industry experts, researchers, and academicians regarding progressive strategies for successful management.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cost Analysis
  • Engineering Economy
  • Ethics in Engineering Projects
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Organizational Learning
  • Process Management
  • Technology Management

Reviews and Testimonials

To ensure successful engineering projects, principles of effective business models have been brought into the engineering environment to boost its management capabilities. Editors Saeed (Bahria U. Islamabad, Pakistan), Ayoub Khan (C-DAC, Ministry of IT, India), Ahmad (Qatar U., Qatar), and 28 co-authors address a variety of topics such as cost analysis, ethics, organizational learning, engineering economy, and technology and process management. This reference would be useful for industry practitioners, researchers, and academics interested in improving engineering project management through innovative business strategies.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Saqib Saeed is an assistant professor at the Computer Information System department at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. He has a Ph.D. in Information Systems from University of Siegen, Germany, and a Masters degree in Software Technology from Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He is also a certified software quality engineer from American Society of Quality. His research interests lie in the areas of human-centered computing, computer supported cooperative work, empirical software engineering and ICT4D.
M. Ayoub Khan is working with Center for Development of Advanced Computing (Ministry of Communication and IT), Govt. of India with interests in Radio Frequency Identification, microcircuit design, and signal processing, NFC, front end VLSI(Electronic Design Automation, Circuit optimization, Timing Analysis), Placement and Routing in Network-on-Chip etc. He has more than seven years’ experience in his research area. He has published more than 50 papers in the reputed journals and international IEEE conferences. He is contributing to the research community by various volunteer activities. He has served as Conference chair in various reputed IEEE/Springer international conferences. He is member of professional bodies of IEEE, ACM, ISTE and EURASIP society. He is also member of technical committee at various journals of IEEE, Springer and Elsevier. Recently, he has also co-authored/edited three books. He may be reached at
Rizwan Ahmad received B.Sc Electrical and Electronics Engineering degree from Islamic University of Technology, in 2000, M.Sc. degree in Communication Engineering & Media Technology from University of Stuttgart, Germany in 2004 and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering degree from Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, in 2010. In addition to academic assignments, Dr. Ahmad had worked with several industries such as Sony, Fujitsu Siemens and British Telecom. He is currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at College of Engineering, Qatar University, Qatar. His research interests include MAC protocols, spectrum and energy efficiency, and performance analysis for wireless communication and networks. Dr. Ahmad was a recipient of the prestigious IPRS scholarship from Australian government. He has published and served as a reviewer for IEEE journals and conferences. He has also served as committee member for various conferences.