Robert Begg

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Following a period in the 1990s of rapid integration into the production and trade networks of the European Union (and to a lesser extent of the United States), clothing manufacturers in East and Central Europe have had to quickly adjust to the changing costs of production with EU accession, the rise of Chinese exports, and the January 1, 2005 final(More)
Successful businesses must sustain a competitive advantage and consistently deliver business value. In order to maximize business value, software projects must meet the challenge of delivering the right solution at the right time with high quality at the lowest cost. This requires a constant focus on eliminating waste, improving productivity and adapting to(More)
The European clothing industry faces a number of important challenges which have been at the forefront of policy thinking across the European Union and beyond. This paper provides a set of reflections on the European Commission’s recent Communication on the future of the industry in Europe in the light of pressures of liberalization, globalization and EU(More)
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