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Defining the Research Agenda: Technology Management as a Contributor to Service Sciences, Management and Engineering

  • Dundar F. Kocaoglu
  • Tugrul U. Daim
  • Antonie J. Jetter
Part of the Service Science: Research and Innovations in the Service Economy book series (SSRI)

Technology Management is a dynamically evolving discipline that integrates the technologydominated world of the engineer with management. The field is distinguishable from its neighbor disciplines through characteristic research questions, specialized Production, and more than 200 educational programs. Currently, the field changes its face and increasingly focuses on the service industry. It thus reflects the blur-ring boundaries between services and goods companies and the service sector's growing dependency on (information) technology. This paper describes these changes and presents contributions of Technology Management to SSME. Based on these findings and a survey of industry needs in the “Silicon Forest”, it outlines an agenda for education and research.

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IEEE Transaction Service Industry Technology Management Business Strategy Engineer Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dundar F. Kocaoglu
    • 1
  • Tugrul U. Daim
    • 1
  • Antonie J. Jetter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Engineering and Technology ManagementPortland State UniversityPortland

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