Knovel Adds Engineering Management & Leadership Subject Area

Knovel Adds Engineering Management & Leadership Subject Area 
Knovel's 31st Subject Area Addresses Much-Cited Skills Gap in
Engineering College Curricula, Provides Resources in Managing
Finances, Staff, Negotiations and More 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 --  Knovel, a leader in
providing a Web-based application that integrates technical
information with analytical and search tools, today announced its
newest subject area, Engineering Management & Leadership. The
offering addresses the needs of both new and experienced engineering
leaders, as well as managers of teams of engineers, scientists and
other technical staff. 
The new subject area focuses on the people-centric skills required of
emerging leaders, providing important guidance on the "soft skills"
necessary to win internal support for projects, make staffing and
hiring decisions, negotiate contracts and more. The content is
relevant to all engineers leading initiatives that require employees
to have skills for communication, team building, business planning
and staff development. 
"Engineers in management roles have responsibilities that include
coordinating the work of colleagues, contractors and consultants;
making persuasive presentations; generating reports and advocating
internally for their projects," said Meagan Cooke, Knovel's director
of content strategy and operations. "However, these are not skills
engineers are often taught in school. We've teamed up with a dozen
publishers, including a new partner, ASQ Quality Press, to help round
out the leadership skills for engineering managers."  
Knovel's Engineering Management & Leadership Subject Area covers a
wide range of information including: 

--  Entrepreneurship
--  Personnel Management
--  Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring
--  Presentation Skills
--  Negotiation
--  Business Finance and Accounting
--  Business Ethics
--  Decision Making and Business Analysis

Key publishers in the new subject area include AMACOM, American Society
for Quality (ASQ), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
Elsevier, Fairmont Press, The IET, Industrial Press, Information Age
Publishing Inc., Kogan Page Publishers, Management Concepts,
Measurement International, Oxford University Press, Project
Management Institute and Wiley. Material from CBS Press will be added
in the second quarter of 2013. 
For more information about Knovel's Engineering Management &
Leadership Subject Area, please contact the Knovel sales team at
(866) 240-8174. 
Knovel was acquired by Elsevier in January 2013. For more
information, please read the January 2013 press release.  
About Knovel
 Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical
information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and
deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands
of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than
700 customers worldwide including 74 of the Fortune 500 companies,
five of the Top 10 Constituents on the FTSE 100 Index and more than
400 leading universities. Knovel was acquired by Elsevier in January
2013. For more information, visit or call (866)
About Elsevier
 Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific,
technical and medical information products and services. The company
works in partnership with the global science and health communities
to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell,
and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from
Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include
ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing Suite,
which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research
and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000
people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a
world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the
Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is
jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker
symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange),
RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange). 
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