Engineering Values and Perceptions in Japanvs US

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Bryan Farley Engineering Professionalism 9045-26791 Engineering Values and Perceptions in Japan versus the U.S.A When it comes to the profession of engineering, the United States and Japan do have a lot of differences when put next to each other, but both countries share a great interest in the stride towards a more technologically advanced world to live in. Depending on which field of engineering you compare, some fields have more similarities than differences. After the Cold War, both countries tended towards a growth in globalization [1]. In both the U.S. and Japan, males are the more dominant gender when it comes to the majority of engineers on the work task force. Though there are similarities in the engineering culture of both countries there are also differences, too. Japan is more of a technologically advanced country with younger workers on the task force, whereas the United States consists more of men and women averaging around forty years old with more of a concentration in electrical engineering [2]. The perception and value of the engineering profession tends to differ a little
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ENGE 1024 taught by Professor Dcohanehi during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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