TITLE

Relationships Count In Design World

AUTHOR(S)
Mayer, Stephen F.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/18/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 15, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on important factors affecting performance in design firms. The importance of geography such as proximity to the client is strategic. High-growth firms demonstrated a much more robust pattern of diversification as a growth strategy and focused on market and geographic expansion, while low-growth firms opted for client diversification. Technology enables firms to splinter a project along its life cycle, accessing the most advantageous cost and quality resources across regions.
ACCESSION #
16871394

 

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