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Citizen Engineer: A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering by John Boutelle, Greg Papadopoulos, David Douglas

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2. How Engineering Got Its Paradigm Shifted

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The new era of engineering is being shaped by forces that have been building over several decades as well as by more recent events. This chapter looks at the trends that are reshaping and redefining engineering as we knew it.

Changes in the Nature of Engineering

Much of the transformation in engineering is being driven from the inside out. In this section, we’ll explore changes in the scale of engineering, the increasing levels of collaboration among engineers, and the upward spiral of engineering influence on everything from products to corporate profits.

Engineering on a Whole New Scale

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