Dundar F. Kocaoglu
We explored the impact of a proactive approach to job responsibilities for an engineering organization. A definition of reactive and proactive engineering behavior is offered, then the organizational, human, life cycle and management aspects are examined with respect to a competitive marketplace. With few exceptions, proactive behavior was found to be more desirable for organizations who were seeking growth, increased competitiveness, shorter product introduction times, or participation on a global level.
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Bennington-Davis, Tim; Golik, Tim; Guven, Ramazan; Piwinski, Anthony; and Street, Donna, "Barriers to Excellence In A Highly Competitive Marketplace -
An Exploration Of Proactive Engineering Management Method" (1991). Engineering and Technology Management Student Projects. 581.