EXTRA, EXTRA/Engineering a good leader
The Reston, Va.-based American Society of Civil Engineers has published a book detailing ways in which engineers can more effectively work with colleagues and clients. “Managing and Leading: 52 Lessons Learned for Engineers” includes 52 essays on topics such as goal formation and achievement, courage, presenting papers, delegation and teamwork. Each essay offers ideas for improving leadership skills and ways to test and apply them. The $55 book is available for purchase online at www.pubs.asce.org or by phone at (800) 548-2723.