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Engineering Value Propositions: Professional and Personal Needs

  • Gary E. Wnek
  • Suzette Williamson

Abstract

Simply put, engineers create value. Engineers play a key role in transforming ideas and inventions into innovations that, by definition, create value for users. Engineering sits at the fertile intersection of science and business that drives high-tech economies. But why do businesses exist? According to Peter Drucker, “There is only one valid definition of business purpose: to create a customer.”

Keywords

Emotional Intelligence Ethical Leadership Engineering Student Analytical Skill Soft Skill 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary E. Wnek
    • 1
  • Suzette Williamson
    • 1
  1. 1.The Institute for Management and Engineering (TiME)Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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