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In an editorial “Engineering Better Engineers,” published in the January 2010 issue of Civil Engineering News, John Bachner commented on how lack of innovation has resulted in engineering se..

Bloch, H. P., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In an editorial “Engineering Better Engineers,” published in the January 2010 issue of Civil Engineering News, John Bachner commented on how lack of innovation has resulted in engineering services becoming commodities. Mr. Bachner’s reasoning was essentially based on a three-step premise:1) Engineers often demonstrate a lack of leadership, which leads to: 2) Engineers tending to be risk-averse, and finally resulting in:3) Engineering work product being considered little more than a commodity. It should be clear that John Bachner forcefully made the point that communication is inextricably tied to leadership. Professions that cannot communicate are flawed,

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