Welcome to Scott Carpenter's Lectures
(as graduate instructor at the University of Phoenix)


Scott A. Carpenter, Ph.D.
(408) 772-2811
Skype: Blue.Sea.Breeze
ScottCarpenter@RadiationDetectives.com

The lectures are organized according to their discipline:

* Strategic Management in the Multinational Enterprise
* Program and Project Management of Technology Systems
* Information Technology and Decision Science
* Innovation Processes
* Managing Change and Risk in Operations and Manufacturing
* Technology Forecasting and Strategic Planning
* Strategic Management of Research & Development
* Technology Marketing Management
* Applied Microeconomics
* Venture Cost Management
* Business Financial Management
* Strategic Planning in Information Systems
* Risk Management in Information Systems
* Management of Contracts, Ethics, and Intellectual Property
* Human Relations and Organization Behavior
* Human Factors in the Changing Organization
* Software Engineering Management
* Operating Systems
* Networks and Data Communications
* Database Technology



Strategic Management in the Multinational Enterprise

  1. International and Domestic Stakeholder Activism
  2. Global Strategy Management: Pooling Technology Resources
  3. German Cultural Characteristics Affecting Technology Transfer
  4. Penetrate Markets ASAP With Intellectual-Property-Protected Monopolies
  5. Words, Meanings, Values: Improving Communication, Cooperation, and Efficiency Across the Transnational Organization

  6. Program and Project Management of Technology Systems

  7. Perception versus Reality, Playing with the Numbers
  8. Apple Computer finds that SOS really means "Help!"
  9. Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation
  10. Vision with Industrious Ingenuity can Overcome Tradition
  11. Putting Leadership and Responsibility Back Into Management
  12. Project Plan and Rationale for Development of CATS Software Package
  13. High-Technology Business Model Based on Small Government Technology Grant Programs
  14. Enterprise Resource Planning System: Implementing Business Change at United Technologies Chemical Systems Division

  15. Information Technology and Decision Science

  16. Fantasies in Electronic Conferencing
  17. Evaluating Information System Software
  18. Maneuvering your Competitor into a Position of "Precipitous Decision Making"
  19. Information System Contributions to Quality at Engineering Design Environments
  20. Case Studies: Automatic Manufacturing Processes and Market-Knowledge Information Systems
  21. Growing Decision Support Systems into Group-Decision and Executive-Decision Support Systems
  22. Information System Design for Strategic Business Applications in the Government Laboratory System
  23. Information System Technology to the Rescue for Safe Use and Storage of Chemical and Nuclear Materials

  24. Innovation Processes

  25. Innovative Behaviors at Synopsis
  26. Paradigm Shifting in the National Laboratory System: 1943-1996
  27. Paradigm Shifting in Du Pont Research and Innovation: 1945-1972
  28. Preston Tucker: Analysis of Tactical Successes and Strategic Failure
  29. Finding Change Agents and Change Vehicles within an "Insiders" Organization
  30. Analysis of the Impact of Management Styles Upon Development and Implementation of Innovative Processes

  31. Managing Change and Risk in Operations and Manufacturing

  32. "Shift Happens!"
  33. General Risk Assessment in Industrial Operations
  34. Reducing Radwaste Analysis Time in Japan by Reinventing a Better Wheel

  35. Technology Forecasting and Strategic Planning

  36. Trends in Knowledge Technology (2001-2009)
  37. Maui University Graduates "Strategic Thinkers"
  38. Graduates of Maui University Design the Future
  39. External Factors Influencing Nuclear Power - Future Outlook
  40. NASA's Opportunities and Roles In Development of Space Fusion Propulsion
  41. Technology Forecasting with Delphi Analysis - Trends in Business Laser Technology
  42. Recommendation to the NASA Working Group: Steps Toward Research Announcement Start
  43. Preliminary Strategic Outline for Near-term Economic Viability of Fusion Energy: Industry-led Consortia

  44. Strategic Management of Research & Development

  45. Operating Strategies at Chaparral Steel
  46. Access to Space Architecture: Single Stage to Orbit Trade-Off Analysis
  47. Perspective on Technology Development Process at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  48. Technology Marketing Management

  49. Rubbermaid Outlook Analysis for the Late 1990s
  50. Market Diffusion of Novel Radiation Detectors and Methods
  51. Wal-Mart Versus Target: Struggle for Upscale Market Share in the 1990s
  52. Preliminary Marketing Plan for Construction of a Fusion Isotope Generator (FIG) for Production of Special Isotopes

  53. Applied Microeconomics

  54. Microeconomic Outlook for Sun Microsystems
  55. Elasticity of Demand: Bottled Water and Jolt Cola
  56. Service Cost Inputs for Radioanalysis of Environmental Samples
  57. Defining Economics in the Vernacular of the National Laboratory
  58. Demand Function Analysis for Radioanalysis of Environmental Samples

  59. Venture Cost Management

  60. Activity-Based Management Accounting System
  61. Strategic Cost analysis of Technological Investments
  62. Internationalism and Cost-Accounting System Effects on Decision Making and Support Costing
  63. Return on Investment Analysis for Development and Marketing of Novel In-Situ Nuclear Fuel Detectors and Methods

  64. Business Financial Management

  65. IT Professionals Value Financial Statements
  66. "Make-vs-Buy" Dilemma with needed Application Software
  67. Analysis of Privatizing the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  68. Common Budgeting Problems with Small Government Research Projects
  69. "Capital Budgeting" Considerations in Computer and Software Acquisitions
  70. Case Studies of Recent Information Technology Failures: eBay, CheckFree, and AOL

  71. Strategic Planning in Information Systems

  72. A New Paradigm for Bargain-Hunting Shopping Agents
  73. Considerations in Outsourcing the Information System Function
  74. Leveraging Information Technology for Marketing Across Borders

  75. Risk Management in Information Systems

  76. The Security Nightmare Faced by eBay
  77. A Recommended Disaster Recover Plan for eBay
  78. Internet Security and Real Networks Corporation
  79. Assessing Return-On-Investment for Implementation of a New Radioanalytical Method at the Radiation and Analytical Measurements Laboratory

  80. Management of Contracts, Ethics, and Intellectual Property

  81. Corporate Perspective on IP and Ethics
  82. An IT Manager's View on Computer Ethics
  83. Multicultural Issues in Information Systems
  84. Product Support Issues for Information Systems
  85. Information Reliability in Information System Contracts
  86. Training the Organization to Protect Intellectual Property
  87. An IT Manager's View on Privacy and the Information Age
  88. Intellectual Property Valuation and Potential Buyer Assessment
  89. An IT Manager's View on Intellectual Property Rights in an International Setting
  90. Summary of Information System Contract Issues Between Client (PhoenixTech) and Vendor (NexGen)

  91. Human Relations and Organization Behavior

  92. Organizational Goals: "Official" Versus "Expedient"
  93. Post Cold-War Contingency Design in the National Laboratory Setting
  94. Calibrating Power: Elements for an "Effective" Personnel Performance Appraisal

  95. Human Factors in the Changing Organization

  96. Ergonomic Misconceptions by Management
  97. Scoping Study for the Beneficial Effects of a Well-Illuminated Office
  98. Reducing Productivity by Winning Awards for Saving Lighting Energy Costs
  99. Assessing your Ergonomic Environment toward providing an Imaginative Environment

  100. Software Engineering Management

  101. Primer on the Evolution of the C Programming Language
  102. Information Planning and Consensus in Large Scale Projects
  103. Proposal for an Online Personal Benefits Tracking System Database
  104. Primer on the Phased Approach to "Purchased" Enterprise-Wide Software Implementation
  105. Feasibility Study for Implementing a Time-Saving Radioanalytical Method in the U.S. Fissile Materials Disposition Program

  106. Operating Systems

  107. I/O Management and Windows NT
  108. Comparison of Macintosh OS and Windows NT

  109. Networks and Data Communications

  110. Overview of the SuperNet Network Control and Management System
  111. Proposed Local Area Network Design for the Multi-Building Company Multimedia CPU

  112. Database Technology

  113. Case History of a Data Management Project Horror Story
  114. Proposed University on Maui Emphasizing Knowledge Technology Through Data Management and Network Technologies

Always under construction.
Last update: 2011-04-21
Copyright 20082011 by Scott A. Carpenter. All rights reserved.