Students are to prepare a comprehensive report and presentation on a current problem in engineering management (e.g., motivating technical employees). The report should be 10-12 pages double-spaced and should contain some original work (at least five references recommended) and include proper citations of the work of others. The presentation should be in powerpoint and cover all the main points in your paper in about 5-7 minutes. All references/sources should be clearly identified. It should be concise, to the point and easily readable. Recommended format is an abstract (or summary), an introduction, the main body of the paper containing your analysis of the situation, results and recommendations, and conclusion. Prepare the paper is if you planned to submit it to the Harvard Business Review for publication, see

Please use material from these articles …do not copy and paste 

    Managing      Oneself, by Drucker, HBR, January 2005. What      Makes a Leader? by Goleman, HBR, January 2004. Why      Should Anyone Be Led by You? by Goffee and Jones, HBR, September-October      2000. Crucibles      of Leadership, by Bennis and Thomas, HBR, September 2002. What      to Ask the Person in the Mirror, by Kaplan, HBR,      January 2007. Manage      Your Energy, Not Your Time, by Schwartz and McCarthy, HBR, October      2007. Leading      Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail, by Kotter, HBR,      January 2007. What      Leaders Really Do? by Kotter, HBR, December 2001. In      Praise of the Incomplete Leader, by Ancona, Malone,      Orlikowski and Senge, HBR, February 2007. Management      Time: Who’s Got the Monkey? by Oncken and Wass, HBR,      November-December 1999. Moments      of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership, by Quinn,      HBR, July-August 2005. One      More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees? By Herzberg, HBR,      January 2003. Meeting      the Challenge of Disruptive Change, by Christensen and      Overdorf, HBR, March-April 2000. Competing      on Analytics, by Davenport, HBR, January 2006. Putting      the Balanced Scorecard to Work, by Kaplan and Norton,      HBR, September-October 1993. Marketing      Myopia, by Levitt, HBR, July-August 2004. What      is Strategy? by Porter, HBR, November-December 1996. The      Core Competence of the Corporation, by Prahalad and      Hamel, HBR, May-June 1990. Innovation:      The Classic Traps, by Kanter, HBR, November 2006. Breakthrough      Thinking From Inside the Box, by Coyne, Clifford and Dye, HBR,      December 2007. How      to Kill Creativity, by Amabile, HBR, September-October 1998. Putting      Your Company’s Whole Brain to Work, by Leonard and      Straus, HBR, July-August 1997. How      to Avoid Catastrophe, by Tinsley, Dillon and Madsen, HBR, April      2011. How      Financial Engineering Can Advance Corporate Strategy, by Tufano,      HBR, January-February 1996.

Book reference 


Managing Engineering and Technology, 6th Edition (2013)

by Lucy C. Morse and Daniel L. Babcock

ISBN-13: 9780133485103, Prentice Hall

This is not a general paper: Master Level theories