2 SUMMARY OF PRESENTATIONS
Presentation by James H. Turner: Impact of Assessments and Merit Reviews on Stakeholders
Presentation by John Sommerer: Assessing R&D Organizations—Perspectives on a Venn Diagram
Presentation by J. Stephen Rottler: Assessing Sandia Research
Presentation by William F. Banholzer: An Industrial Perspective
Presentation by Roy Levin: Managing Innovation at Microsoft Research
Presentation by Gilbert F. Decker: Concepts for Assessment of R&D Organizations
3 KEY QUESTIONS IDENTIFIED BY DISCUSSION GROUPS
Organizational Context: Does the Organization’s Current and Planned Portfolio Align with Its Mission, and Are the Organization’s Plans and Strategies Aligned with the Needs of Its Customers and Stakeholders?
How Good Is the Technical Merit and Quality of the Science and Engineering Work?
What Are the Elements of Technical Management That Affect the Quality of the Work?
Are Adequate Resources Available to Support High-Quality Work?
Is the Organization Able to Respond Flexibly to Changing Economic, Political, Social, and Technological Contexts?
A Agenda for the Workshop
B List of Registered Workshop Attendees
C Biographical Sketches of the Members of the Planning Committee and Panel for Review of Best Practices in Assessment of Research and Development Organizations
D Biographical Sketches of Workshop Presenters
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Best Practices in Assessment of Research and Development Organizations: Summary of a Workshop.
Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012.
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