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Unformatted text preview: Farrah Tan (ft37) 11/20/09 MAE 4300 Project Management in Developing Countries What makes developing countries different? What is socio-cultural implication for a design engineer working in a third world country? What technologies are appropriate for developing countries? Would you like to work in developing countries for a couple of years? Why? Developing countries from western countries for many reasons. Firstly, many poor developing coutnries experience very different climatic and environmental conditions compared to those in the temperate north. Variations in these conditions can then influence the type of projects, the technology, and the way in which the project is managed. In addition, developing countries often have higher populations and population growth rates than developed countries. Although there may be more people, the degree of experience and skill of those people may not be sufficient compared to...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2009 for the course MAE 4300 taught by Professor Deyhim during the Fall '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '09