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CHAPTER 9

INTERACTION WITH PEOPLE


Management

Law

9.1 Engineers and Management

5 years

Technical specialty

2/3

Technical management

9.1.1 What is Management?

authority

responsibility

Federick W. Taylor

Management is knowing exactly what you want men to do,


and then seeing they do it in the best and cheapest way.

1.

2.

Defining objective &


planning the use of resources

Achieving satisfactory performance from employees

Not only 1 & 2 , but leadership as well.

General Activities at all levels of management heirarchy

1. Planning: establishing objective & planning the work

2. Organization: arranging the planned work and structure of group

3. Leadership: motivating and controlling

9.1.2 Planning and Decision Making

To define the objectives and


goals for various times into the
future.

Decision making

problem solving synthesize solutions


Decision theory

Instruments: policies, rules, procedures, and budgets

budget
procedure
rules
policy

As constraints

9.1.3 Organization
Assigning both authority and responsibility together with accountabilty to
members of group for the accomplishment of various tasks.

Work, workplace, and people

Line

Staff

Program manager

Primary
responsibility

Secondary
responsibility

Program or
project

Matrix management

Functional manager

Personel &
facilities

9.1.4 Leadership

Persuading or motivating individuals to contribute their


efforts toward achieving the objectives of the
organization.

9.1.5 Preparation for Management Responsibilities

Management theory
Engineering economics
Decision theory
Personnel management
Psychology
Human relation

M.B.A. programs

9.2 Engineers and Law

The activities of engineers

Legal considerations

The preparation of contract ducuments:


. Drawing & specification
R & D engineers:
. Patent law
Consulting engineers:
. As expert witnesses in product liability suits or licence hearing

9.2.1 Background

The law the rules of civil conduct right and wrong


Criminal law= hukum pidana

Civil law= hukum perdata; disputes between party,


contract disputes, product liability, licence intervention

9.2.2 Contracts
A contract is an agreement in which rights are acquired by one side to
acts or obligations from the other.
Unilateral contracts
Bilateral contracts

Payment:
Lump sum contracts
Unit price contracts

Engineering contracts:
Owner

The engineer
The contractor

Cost-plus percentage contract


Turnkey type of contract

9.2.3 Professional Liability

To obtain a certificate of registration

9.2.4 Expert Witness

Testemony as expert witnesses in court


or oyher legal proceedings

9.2.5 Patents

17 years

>> open or disclose

A patent is a right granted by government to an inventor


to exclude others from using or making the invention.

Agent/ lawyer

Patent office

Stop dulu ya.