Outsourcing is a quality call

Barrett, Peter
December 2004
Utility Week;12/3/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 20, pN.PAG
Trade Publication
Comments on the article about the failure of outsourcing which was published in the November 19, 2004 issue of "Utility Week." Statistics generated by the research that are worth considering; Significance of outsourcing to a business; Percentage of companies that go without another outsourcer.


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