TITLE

The Bitter Taste of Offshoring

AUTHOR(S)
Beasty, Colin
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
CRM Magazine;Jan2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses outsourcing practices of European companies. Europe avoids many of the cultural and communication barriers inherent to outsourcing to a place like India by having near-shore options, which also allow them to manage the outsourcing operation than offshoring. They take a hands-on approach to manage their outsourcing operations. European companies take advantage of Central and Eastern Europe's low prices, diversified population and technically trained college students.
ACCESSION #
19577320

 

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