Effects of globalization on surveying and mapping profession

Hong Wai Tang, S. Lam

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Globalization is a phenomenon that international organizations increasingly set up rules and regulations affecting all aspects of our world. In the trading of goods and services, there is gradually a new and conformed world order that goods and services are provided under the free-trade principles. Coupled with technological advancements and economic changes, survey and mapping institutions around the world have faced reduction of funding and reform for efficiency to various extents. To adapt to the changes of the survey industry, our professionals need to establish a sustainable development path.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-74
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of geospatial engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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