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The offshoring of engineering : facts, unknowns, and potential implications

Author: National Academy of Engineering. Committee on the Offshoring of Engineering.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2008.
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The emergence of offshoring - the transfer of work from the United States to affiliated and unaffiliated entities abroad - has raised concerns about the impacts of globalization. This book describes  Read more...

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National Academy of Engineering. Committee on the Offshoring of Engineering.
Offshoring of engineering.
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008013220
(OCoLC)213765966
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Academy of Engineering. Committee on the Offshoring of Engineering.
ISBN: 9780309114844 0309114845
OCLC Number: 560510151
Description: 1 online resource (x, 230 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: pt. I. Consensus Report --
1. Introduction --
Goals and Processes of This Study --
2. Offshoring and Engineering: The Knowledge Base and Issues --
Uncertainties about the Future --
Institutional and Historical Context of Offshoring --
Trends and Prospects --
3. Effects of Offshoring in Specific Industries --
Software-Development Industry --
Automotive Industry --
Pharmaceutical Industry --
Personal Computer Manufacturing --
Construction Engineering and Services --
Semiconductors --
4. Workshop Findings and Discussion --
Trends and Impacts --
Implications for Engineering Education --
Implications for Public Policy --
Additional Reading --
pt. II. Commissioned Papers and Workshop Presentations --
Commissioned Papers --
Implications of Globalization for Software Engineering / Rafiq Dossani and Martin Kenney --
Changing Nature of Engineering in the Automotive Industry / John Moavenzadeh --
Offshoring in the Pharmaceutical Industry / Mridula Pore, Yu Pu, Lakshman Pernenkil and Charles L. Cooney --
Impact of Globalization and Offshoring on Engineering Employment in the Personal Computing Industry / Jason Dedrick and Kenneth L. Kraemer --
Offshoring of Engineering Services in the Construction Industry / John I. Messner --
Semiconductor Engineers in a Global Economy / Clair Brown and Greg Linden --
Workshop Presentations --
Implications of Offshoring for Engineering Management and Engineering Education / Anne Stevens --
Academic Perspective an the Globalization of Engineering / Charles M. Vest --
Keynote Talkon the Globalization of Engineering / Robert Galvin --
Software-Related Offshoring / Alfred Z. Spector --
Implications of Offshoring for the Engineering Workforce and Profession / Ralph Wyndrum --
Industry Trends in Engineering Offshoring / Vivek Wadhwa --
Offshoring in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry / Theodore S. Rappaport --
A. Workshop Agenda --
B. Workshop Participants --
C. Biographical Information.
Responsibility: Committee on the Offshoring of Engineering, National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies.

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