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Technology Management Competencies
Technology Interface International Journal (2013)
  • Mark Doggett, Western Kentucky University
  • Pam McGee
  • Sophia Scott, Southeast Missouri State University

In order to meet the increasing expectations of industry,

technology management programs combine the application

of technical skills with management competencies. The aim

of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied

Engineering (ATMAE) is to develop professionals

committed to solving complex technological problems,

while advancing the technologist and applied engineering

workforce. However, there is a wide variability of perceptions

regarding the technologist and the technology manager.

Clarity concerning the required competencies for an entry-

level technology manager is essential. In order for technology

management programs to be relevant, their competencies

must be acknowledged and agreed upon. In addition,

these technology management competencies must be

aligned with accreditation and certification agencies within

a body of knowledge. In this paper, the authors propose a

set of common technology management core competencies.

This research project sought to validate the competencies

using reviews of literature with field, panel, and survey research.

The findings indicated that the Technology Management

Competency Model has both face and content validity

with regard to applied and managerial contexts. Furthermore,

the model identifies those competencies deemed most

important by ATMAE members.

Publication Date
Fall 2013
Citation Information
Mark Doggett, Pam McGee and Sophia Scott. "Technology Management Competencies" Technology Interface International Journal Vol. 14 Iss. 1 (2013)
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