Outsourcing: A review of trends and some management issues
- Lessons from the best in class. Field, Alan M. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/1/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 31, p24
Presents several steps that must be considered by companies in the U.S. which plan to outsource in low-cost countries. Importance of finding qualified third-party service provider who specializes in analyzing sourcing when entering a new country; Necessity of developing precise criteria for...
- MOVING TO MUMBAI. Chanen, Jill Schachner // ABA Journal;Apr2004, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p28
Focuses on the flaws of outsourcing paralegal services of companies in the U.S. to India. Support services being outsourced by several companies in the U.S. to India; Reasons that companies outsource the services to India; Concerns about outsourcing paralegal services from the U.S. to India.
- Offshore Outsourcing Savings May Fall Short. // Business Communications Review;Feb2004, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p6
Reports on the overall savings rates earned by companies that outsource information technology work outside the U.S. Expected growth of offshore outsourcing; Assessment of the implications for vendor failure; Importance of considering contingency plan.
- Indian Outsourcing Industry Attracts Japan Business. // EmergingMarketsNOW;8/17/2009, p12
The article reports on the move of Indian information technology and outsourcing companies to penetrate the Japanese market. The move made by India is intended to reduce their dependence on U.S.-based clients. Moreover, it cites that the culture barrier could be the one of the major challenges...
- UÅ½SAKOMÅ²JÅ² KONSULTAVIMO PASLAUGÅ² TEIKIMO YPATUMAI Å½EMÄ–S ÅªKYJE. Adamonienė, R.; Šilingienė, V. // Management Theory & Studies for Rural Business & Infrastructure ;2006, Vol. 7, p16
Regularly using the services of external specialists and within favourable business conditions it is possible to significantly improve the quality of the service of clients and reduce the expenditures of organizations' activity. The decision to use outsourcing can be the fatal factor for the...
- British consultants LEAD the charge. Hewitt, Mike // Management Today;Nov2004, p72
The article discusses outsourcing and management consultancy. Corporate America may have invented management consultancy, but with the booming popularity of outsourcing, firms on this side of the Atlantic are forging past their U.S. rivals. Figures from the Federation of European Management...
- THE ADOPTION OF LEAN MANAGEMENT AND THE OUTSOURCING DECISION: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY. Arnheiter, Ed; Meixell, Mary J. // Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute;2011, p970
Outsourcing and lean management are two well-known and popular practices within the international business world. While their origins differ, both practices have come to represent broad strategic programs that seek to improve corporate competitiveness. In this research, we consider the...
- Profitability fears could spur consolidation, outsourcing. Feinberg, Phyllis // Pensions & Investments;1/12/2004, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p11
Increased consolidation, more outsourcing and greater use of multinational products are three major trends asset servicing professionals believe will highlight 2004. With two of the three drivers of profitability in the asset servicing business running low, foreign exchange activity and...
- 'Offshoring' Crisis Is A Myth, Foundation Says. Robinson, Karyn-Siobhan // HR Magazine;Jul2004, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p30
Summarizes a report from the Heritage Foundation on the benefits of outsourcing U.S. jobs. Claims that outsourcing U.S. jobs has led to job losses in the country; Reasons cited in the report for the job loss in the country; Advantages of outsourcing according to the report.