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Going Global : The Textile and Apparel Industry (Paperback) (Grace I. Kunz & Elena Karpova & Myrna B.
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Going Global provides a coherent framework for understanding the textiles and apparel industry in the context of the sustainability of supply chain and global sourcing practices. The manufacturing and distribution of textiles and apparel products is a truly global industry, making it crucial that students are aware of the most current political, social and economic developments within the international marketplace. This edition includes updated discussions of ethics, social justice, and environmental responsibility; trade agreements; and the role and specialization of the world regions and selected countries that are major players in the textile and apparel marketplace. The text examines Europe and the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean Basin, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia and Oceania with an increased emphasis on China, Vietnam and Bangladesh.
New to this Edition~Increased coverage of sourcing include two dedicated chapters ~Updated and new case studies in every chapter with added assessment questions to improve critical thinking skills~Expanded discussion of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software and technology~Updated data in Part 3 for each country discussed, including current info on politics and economic development, trade agreements and statistics, plus sourcing and sustainability issues in each region~New table at beginning of Part 3 to show major countries in each region along with their specialties.
This current text will help students gain a holistic understand of supply chains and global sourcing concepts and practices.
Introducing Going Global STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!
Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tipsReview concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions Access images of all of the photos in the book in full color
Teaching Resources: Instructor's Guide, Test Bank, and PowerPoint presentations available.
This bundle includes Going Global, 3rd Edition and Going Global STUDIO Access Card.