Textile and Apparel Industries

The Denim Supply Chain as Global Multi-Disciplinary Classroom: A Learning Experience from Field to Factory to Showroom Floor

Authors
  • Kelly Cobb (University of Delaware)
  • Martha Carper (University of Delaware)
  • Nioka Wyatt (Philadelphia University)

Abstract

Fashion is cross-cultural, multifaceted and on a daily basis merges design, manufacturing and engineering, business and management. It is imperative that students in undergraduate textile and apparel programs develop a global mindset that encompasses multiple perspectives. Future industry leaders and consumers will be required to consider issues and build a holistic understanding of complex problems facing the textile and apparel Industry. (LeHew, 2005).

Keywords: sustainability, supply chain, immersion learning, apparel product development

How to Cite:

Cobb, K., Carper, M. & Wyatt, N., (2013) “The Denim Supply Chain as Global Multi-Disciplinary Classroom: A Learning Experience from Field to Factory to Showroom Floor”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 70(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2013
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