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Emerging Dimensions of Technology Management

  • K.B. Akhilesh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Mohan Sridhar, Nandini Arunkumar, Shreyas Burji, Taslimarif Saiyed
    Pages 63-71
  3. Dietmar P. F. Moeller
    Pages 105-119
  4. Ravi Vatrapu
    Pages 147-158
  5. Paul Jeong, Mysore V. Ravikumar, Pradip Paul
    Pages 159-171
  6. Arne Schuldt, Otthein Herzog
    Pages 173-175
  7. Prahlada
    Pages 177-184
  8. Derek Haacker, Cory Nolan, Venkatachalam Seshan
    Pages 185-200
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 201-208

About this book


Technology is the key driver of business. May it be airport, ICT , smart governance, manufacturing or plantations. Technology management opens up opportunities for the business and helps achieve leadership positions. This collection of papers provide a glimpse of issues faced in different sectors. These papers will also help inspire more researchers to expand the scope of the subject itself.


Bio-technology Defence Innovation Logistics Talent Management Technology Management

Editors and affiliations

  • K.B. Akhilesh
    • 1
  1. 1., Department of Management StudiesIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

About the editors

Professor K. B. Akhilesh, Professor of Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior and Technology Management at Indian Institute of Science since 1982, was Chairman of the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science from 1993 to 1998. His research and teaching interests are the development of human resource skills in the information technology and manufacturing sectors. He has published over 100 papers in Indian and international journals and 7 books. Professor Akhilesh has guided over 20 Doctoral students, served as an external PhD examiner in India, South Africa and USA. Professor Akhilesh has been a visiting lecturer at many universities and organizations, worldwide, including USA, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Belgium and Sweden. He was invited as a Visiting Researcher by Japan Institute of Labor, Tokyo. He is also an (Adjunct Professor) at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) and visiting Professor at University of Hamburg, School of information. He has taught two courses Knowledge Management and International Business Leaders in Pforzheim University, and University of Lemgo, Germany. As a consultant, speaker and a trainer he has interacted with companies like DaimlerChrysler, Airbus Industries, Pratt and Whitney USA, Lapp India, International Labor Organization, Volkswagen, Vee Tech, Honeywell, BSNL, 5th Central Pay Commission, Central Silk Board, DRDL (DRDO), LRDE, CPRI, and so on. As a corporate management trainer and facilitator, he has participated in over 1,000 Management Development Programs. He is a member of many major professional organizations, including: Academy of Management, USA. Professor Akhilesh was honored for his life time contribution to HR management by National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM).

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing
Consumer Packaged Goods
Materials & Steel
Finance, Business & Banking