In it for the money

Auer, Catherine
March 2004
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p42
Describes the operation of private military firms. Complications of outsourcing military work to private firms; Allegations of illegal operations against Spearhead and Sakina Security Ltd.; Dangers of overreliance to private military firms.


Related Articles

  • Spearhead joins Alamo Group. Fone, Nick; Collings, Andy // Farmers Weekly;12/10/2004, Vol. 141 Issue 24, p51 

    Reports on the acquisition of Spearhead by the Alamo Group as of December 2004. Other manufacturers under the Alamo Group; Comment from Geoffrey Davies, vice president of the Alamo Group, on the acquisition; Intention of Spearhead to retain its independence with its own management.

  • OFFSHORE WORK Outsourcing Labor, Use of Work Visas Still Popular With Tech Companies. Cruz, Sherri // Orange County Business Journal;6/16/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p21 

    Reports on United States companies' outsourcing of their work internationally and importing workers through consultants. HirsonWexlerPerl's processing of immigrant work visas; Exult Inc.'s outsourcing of its call-center work to India; Proliferation of offshore vendors.

  • Business Process Outsourcing on the Rise. Dukart, James R. // AIIM E-DOC;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p34 

    Focuses on the rise of business process outsourcing (BPO) in the U.S. Details of BPO operations; Speculation on the growth of the market; Advantages of outsourcer expertise to the customers. INSET: Xerox BPO for Chemical Oils, Rental Car Industries.

  • Outsourcing: Effective strategy for ancillary departments and core businesses. Muscato, David J. // Secured Lender;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p8 

    Presents information on outsourcing for various businesses. Definition of outsourcing; Reference to the Outsourcing Institute in New York City; Estimated amount of money the United States market for outsourcing services will increase to; Benefits of outsourcing; Examination of the outsoucing...

  • Farming out the work. Timmons, Tony // Las Vegas Business Press;07/08/96, Vol. 13 Issue 41, p15 

    Reports on the increased outsourcing trends among businesses in Las Vegas, Nevada. Percentage of executives anticipating an increase in outsourcing; Companies with outsourced contracts include Paychex Inc. and Las Vegas Photography; Comments from business owners.

  • Firms investing heavily to win outsourcing jobs. Messina, Judith // Crain's New York Business;9/23/96, Vol. 12 Issue 39, p37 

    Reports on the growth of outsourcing business in New York City. Growth in employment among top 20 firms in the area; Increase in the number of companies that outsource benefits administration; Benefits of outsourcing.

  • Opting For Outsourcing. Harler, Curt // Business Communications Review;Jul2000, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p56 

    Focuses on companies that provide contracting out services. Terms of contracting out services; Main motivator in contracting out; Cost of contracting out services. INSETS: Getronics Project Tour;GTE's Services for Smaller Shops;EDS Project Tour.

  • Turning to outsourcing. Wolosky, Howard W. // Practical Accountant;Nov97, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p65 

    Presents information as it relates to outsourcing of business enterprises. Reference to the outsourcing of a company's payroll; Indepth look at the growth in outsourcing by various companies; Identification of several ways of outsourcing. INSET: Outsourcing report card..

  • CORPORATE PROFILES.  // CM&P: Contract Manufacturing & Packaging;Nov2008, p23 

    The article lists the corporate profiles of manufacturing and contract manufacturing companies including Access Business Group, Arro Corporation and Bloomfiled Bakers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics