Do-It-Yourselfers Unite?

January 1998
Financial Executive;Jan/Feb1998, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
The article discusses the release of Dun and Bradstreet and the Outsourcing Institute joint index release in 1997, which showed that 10 percent of companies plan to decrease their outsourcing expenditures. The index is based on interviews with over 600 companies, each with over $80 million in annual sales and based in the United States. The executive director for the Outsourcing Institute, Frank Casale, believes the trend may be occurring because those buying the services are dissatisfied with quality. Casale also says the number may be on the decline because half of the companies that are planning to decrease are also planning on decreasing the overall organization.


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