True engineering is managing man, money and machines.
Every engineer is a Project Manager. We bring concepts to life by dreaming, conceiving, proposing, selling, committing, managing and releasing onto the unsuspecting public glimmers in our eyes.
How do we do it?
We learn from our peers, our education, our experience, our mentors/reverse mentors and particularly our failures.
Reverse mentoring has helped me quite a bit in my role as dreamer, engineer & "project manager"
One such pointer was to a very interesting link on the building of the New Delhi Metro Subway
One very interesting piece of information gleaned was that the management philosophy for the project was based on the Bhagavat-Gita and not on dry procedural manuals.
I also found an excellent article on some of the foundations of Management & Bhagavat-Gita
Check it out