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Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific region is booming in every sort of way: new structures are rising throughout the region and new transport and telecommunications systems are in development. To accomplish these projects, and to help the large corporations that were once the outsource vendors for corporations in the United States and Europe realize their own offshore projects and implement strategic initiatives in this region's highly competitive marketplace, more companies in the Asia Pacific region are adapting and adopting project management practices and techniques into their operations. The article, "Eastern expertise" by Ross Foti, profiles the project management programs practiced by four Asia Pacific companies: telecommunications provider PT Excelcomindo (Jakarta, Indonesia); non-bank lender ORIX Australia (Macquarie Park, Australia); technology developer Manmar Technologies (Chennai, India); and utility provider Korea Western Power Company Ltd. (Taean, Korea). In doing so, it discusses the project management process a
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