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dc.contributor.author Khan, Azra en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-22T02:41:20Z
dc.date.available 2008-04-22T02:41:20Z
dc.date.issued 2008-04-22T02:41:20Z
dc.date.submitted December 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-1938 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/745
dc.description.abstract Inspired by the rapidly emerging trends and developments in design-related professions, this thesis researches one of the most significant outcomes of globalization: global outsourcing. The last decade has witnessed a growing interest in academia in globalization and outsourcing in information technology services, but the effects of global outsourcing on the architecture, landscape architecture and construction industries have remained mostly untouched. This paper researches the current and future trends in global outsourcing and its anticipated effects on the practice of landscape architecture. Global Outsourcing is a business technique that essentially involves reliance on low cost countries like India, China, and the Philippines for labor, technology and talent. It is rapidly gaining presence in architecture, landscape architecture and the construction industry. From the time-tested successes of global outsourcing in information technology, manufacturing and the architecture industry, this study gathers important indicators, patterns of development and their applicability to the field to landscape architecture. Further, the study addresses concerns over the lack of knowledge about outsourcing in among landscape architects. This research provides a comprehensive background of global outsourcing and addresses issues related to it. The method of inquiry covers different levels of critique, from general opinion, to individual experiences, to studying global outsourcing as a business model for landscape architecture industry. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Robinette, Gary en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.title Global Outsourcing In Landscape Architecture: A Study Of Current And Future Trends And Effects. en_US
dc.type M.L.A. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Robinette, Gary en_US
dc.degree.department Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.degree.discipline Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.L.A. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink https://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=1151
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