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August 2006
Supply Management;8/3/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p17
The article discusses several reasons of management outsourcing in coping with increasing business of the company in Great Britain. In outsourcing, the company will be able to chose the quality of service they wanted and to employ buyers with specific category of expertise. The author observed that most of the market providers reflects high level of confidence to make profits and to establish the business in procurement market.


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