If you’re studying engineering management, it’s vital to keep your knowledge up-to-date.
Subscribing to industry publications is an excellent way to make sure you’re staying up to speed with the latest industry trends, methodologies and technologies.
Here are our top 5 publications for engineering management students:
1. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management
An international research journal, the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management (JE-TM) promotes the theory and practice of engineering management as well as technology and innovation.
JE-TM links engineering, management and science disciplines, addressing the issues involved in the planning, development and implementation of technological capabilities to achieve the strategic and operational objectives of an organisation.
The journal covers R&D management as well as a broad range of managerial concerns in technology-based organisations. These include issues relating to new product development, innovation process management, human resource management, project management, marketing, technological fusion, technological forecasting and strategic planning.
2. Engineering Management Journal
The official journal of the American Society for Engineering Management, the Engineering Management Journal (EMJ) is a quarterly publication that provides practical knowledge on the management of technology, technical professionals, and technical organisations.
The journal’s focus is on articles that improve the practice of engineering management, publishing papers within key engineering management content areas, such as strategic and operations management, project management, and quality management. These areas are continually refined to address the current challenges faced by engineering managers and technical organisations.
3. Journal of Management in Engineering
A bimonthly publication by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Journal of Management in Engineering is a peer-reviewed journal that explores contemporary issues associated with management and leadership for civil engineers.
As well as peer-reviewed papers, the journal also publishes relevant case studies, technical notes and key discussions of interest.
Some of the management and leadership issues the Journal of Management in Engineering explores include:
- Contract and project management
- Human resources management
- Marketing and sales
- Technology and innovation management
- Information management
- Strategic planning
- Risk management
- Change management
4. International Journal of Engineering Business Management
An international peer-reviewed journal, the International Journal of Engineering Business Management (IJEBM) focuses on the design, development and implementation of new technologies and methodologies in engineering, business and management that contribute to operational and strategic improvements of organisations within today’s global business environment.
The journal aims to promote a multidisciplinary and integrated approach to engineering, business and management. IJEBM also encourages holistic and systematic outlooks to ensure economically, socially and environmentally friendly approaches to the management of new technologies in businesses.
The journal aims to be a leading platform for academics, professionals and managers to publish scholarly research in the global arena.
5. International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics
The quarterly International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics (IJEME) bridges the latest advancements in engineering management and engineering economics, with a multidisciplinary perspective.
Aimed at professionals, researchers, academics, managers and engineers, IJEME aims to further knowledge and research, as well as improve methods, theory and practice in the field of engineering management and economics.
Some of the topics IJEME covers include:
- Technical organisations and their management
- Leadership and HRM – motivating/leading technical people
- Product development, R&D, design management
- Managing engineering and production operations
- Project planning, acquisition, organisation, leadership/control
- Financial management for engineers, cost estimation/accounting
- Decision-making processes
- Technology and knowledge management
- Project and risk management
If you want to further your expertise in engineering management, the University of Hull Online offers a flexible online MSc in Engineering Management that will equip you with the specialist knowledge and skills you need to become an astute and successful engineering manager.