Mid-Market Firms Join Outsourcing Bandwagon

Hahn, Avital Louria
September 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;9/12/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 34, p13
Trade Publication
Focuses on the increasing popularity of outsourcing among middle-market firms in the U.S. Factors contributing to the outsourcing trend; Identification of companies that are considering outsourcing equity research services to India; Benefits of off-shoring for the industry.


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