This new handbook covers a wide range of engineering skills generally not taught in today's college-level technical programs. New engineers, though technically sound, need to master these other skills upon entering the professional world. Topics covered include teaming, root cause analysis, Lean manufacturing and management, presentation skills, innovation, and change leadership. Based on the author’s 30 years of engineering and leadership experience, this work contains a wealth of practical tips and advice, as well as lessons learned the hard way. Portable and concise, the handbook can help new engineers thrive in and enjoy the technical world and their professional careers.

chapter 1|19 pages

Lessons Learned and Food for Thought

chapter 2|7 pages

Leading and Working with Your Team

chapter 4|5 pages

Developing and Delivering Presentations

chapter 5|10 pages

Understanding Creativity and Innovation

chapter 6|10 pages

Critical Thinking Skills

chapter 8|5 pages

Developing and Understanding Strategy

chapter 10|10 pages

Lean Engineering the Basics

chapter |1 pages

Closing Thoughts