Citations with the tag: CONTRACTING out
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- OUTSOURCING FIRMS.
// Las Vegas Business Press (10712186); 2009 Book of Lists, p28
A list of the top outsourcing firms in Las Vegas, Nevada for 2009 ranked based on the number of local employees is presented, including Manpower Inc. of Southern Nevada, Payroll Solutions Group and Paychex Inc.
- Getting into outsourcing.
Williams, Drew // Pollution Engineering; Feb98, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p48
No abstract available.
- Outsourcing inventory.
Hrisak, Daniel M. // Chartered Accountants Journal; Oct97, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p93
Focuses on the importance of outsourcing in an organization. Reasons for outsourcing; Project suggestions; Importance of managing information technology assets.
- In the ring.
Serlin, Michael D. // Government Executive; Sep97, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p14
Reports that government agencies in the United States are fighting with each other and with private companies to buy and sell services on the open market. Operations which cannot be contracted out; Franchising of the agencies' services; Requisites in privatization initiatives; Need for level...
- The power of franchising.
Serlin, Michael D. // Government Executive; Sep97, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p20
Lists services offered by the US Departments of Commerce, Health and Human Services, Treasury and Veterans Affairs and the Environmental Protection Agency to other agencies and the private sector. Revenue generated by the franchise; Number of non-agency clients; Percentage of sales contracted...
- TUPE update.
McMullen, John // People Management; 09/25/97, Vol. 3 Issue 19, p50
Reports on a legal case in Great Britain regarding the power of employees to challenge a company's decision to outsource services. Constructive dismissal of employees in connection with a business transfer; Liability of a transferee and a transferor in a business transfer.
- An outsourcing deal shouldn't be a straitjacket.
Kellogg, Alfred C. // American Banker; 7/6/95, Vol. 160 Issue 128, p18
Opinion. Offers tips on the management of outsourcing arrangements. Assessment of interdependencies; Examination of the effectiveness of an outsourcing relationship; Desired and actual roles of an outsourcing function; Importance of the information function; Need for flexibility in contracts.
- Evolution or extinction.
Will, Patrick C. // Business Credit; Apr97, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p34
Looks at how outsourcing can affect the exchange of credit information from financial institutions. How companies benefit from information released by their competitors; Benefits of effective outsourcing.
- Demystifying credit outsourcing.
Lowe, Frank // Business Credit; Feb98, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p14
Presents information on the emergence of credit outsourcing companies with emphasis on the United States. Indepth look at the recognition of the credit function by outsourcing companies; Why most companies are turning to outsourcing; What credit managers are doing in an attempt to preserve a...
- Monitoring the journals.
Schroeder, Lisa; Bateman, Fred // Business Economics; Jan1990, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p60
Reviews the article `Second Sourcing,' by Michael H. Riordan and David E.M. Sappington from the Spring 1989 issue of the `Rand Journal of Economics.'
- Pensions & benefits.
Schroeder, Lisa; Bateman, Fred // Corporate Board; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 14 Issue 83, p26
Discusses the advantages received by companies in outsourcing benefits. Compliance with government rules; Definition of outsourcing; Adoption of defined contribution recordkeeping; Growing popularity among companies; Selection of outsourcing provider.
- Ten new year's resolutions you can't afford to pass up.
Schmitt, Joseph // Contractor Magazine; Dec94, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p11
Focuses on good business fundamental as the author's New Year's resolution for 1995. Including `Managing a Contracting Business,' by Harold Squire; `How to Win Friends and Influence People,' by Dale Carnegie; Business lending library; Right to protect self against their becoming competitors;...
- Performance contracting myths quashed.
Mader, Robert P. // Contractor Magazine; Nov96, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p1
Focuses on contractors' view in performance contracting in the United States. Risks in performance contracting; Generation of profits in performance contracting; Prequalification of customers.
- Outsourcing can save money.
Grill Jr., Norman G. // Fairfield County Business Journal; 08/10/98, Vol. 37 Issue 32, p11
Discusses the advantages of outsourcing. Definition of outsourcing; Companies that can benefit from outsourcing; Factors that needs to be considered when outsourcing.
- AAA panel discusses outsourcing.
Chapman, Christy // Internal Auditor; Oct95, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p10
Reports that in addition to the need to reduce costs and focus on core competencies, companies' desire for value in the services they receive is a major reason outsourcing internal auditing has become a viable business strategy. Highlights of the session on `Outsourcing the Internal Audit...
- It doesn't add up.
Keys Jr., E. Theodore // Internal Auditor; Apr97, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p81
Discusses why the internal audit staff of one company recommended that management should closely monitor the use of contract personnel on the project sites. What the auditor have discovered upon selecting 20 contractor employee time sheets; Why the contractor employee was terminated;...
- `Outsourcing' shouldn't be a dirty word.
Mariotti, John // Industry Week/IW; 9/16/96, Vol. 245 Issue 17, p17
Cites reasons why companies outsource. Companies' need to concentrate on their core competencies; Companies' failure to handle surges in demand; Cost effectiveness of outsourcing.
- Outsourcing's downside.
Pospisil, Vivian // Industry Week/IW; 01/20/97, Vol. 246 Issue 2, p6
Reports on the disadvantages of outsourcing according to Alan Frohman of Rath & Strong Inc.
- The lazy man's way to run your company.
Rohr, Ellen // Plumbing & Mechanical; Aug97, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p116
Focuses on the benefits of outsourcing for major business enterprises. Cost savings; Services offered by Other People's Resources (OPR); Risks of outsourcing.
- Outsourcing intelligence.
Greenbaum, Joshua M. // Software Magazine; Jun97, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p12
Opinion. Presents the author's view on management by guru as a form of outsourcing. Opinion of the author on companies which look outside their staff of executives to find an original idea; Main characteristics of most successful software companies that no amount of guru management could ever...
- Survey says.
Allerton, Haidee // Training & Development; Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p7
Presents the findings of surveys on outsourcing expatriate administration, or the selection and training of employees that work in foreign countries. Countries where the most committed workers are.
- Outsourcing outlook.
Allerton, Haidee // Training & Development; May97, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p11
Reports that more than 90 organizations outsource one or more of their activities according to Michael F. Corbett, author of the book `The Disciplines of Outsourcing'.
- Between a rock and a hard place.
Morris, Keith // Telephony; 10/30/95, Vol. 229 Issue 18, p40
Presents tips for making the right outsourcing decisions in maintenance responsibilities for legacy systems of carriers in the United States. Importance of outsourcing legacy systems maintenance to independent consultants while developing system infrastructure; Categories of maintenance...
- County lawmakers to revisit local-preference bid proposal.
Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal; 04/14/97, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p5
Reports on the Westchester County legislators' plan to re-examine the local-preference bid proposal for county contracts of some businesses in Westchester County, New York. Law compelling municipalities to award contracts to the `lowest responsible bidder' excluding concession contracts;...
- County Outsources Services and Saves.
Philippidis, Alex // Government Procurement; Dec2002, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p48
Reports that Douglas County, Colorado, has renewed its contract to provide cost management services for the county's monthly telecommunications service expenses on a business process outsourcing basis. Name of the corporation responsible for outsourcing of the county's telecommunications...
- The practicalities of outsourcing.
Barrett, David // Credit Control; 1998, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p29
Focuses on the strategy of outsourcing. Similarity to negotiating a joint venture; Precontract health checks; Resource allocation; Defining the service; Flexibility; Software and hardware transfer; Transfer of undertakings; Exit routes.
- Exporting jobs adds to stress.
Barrett, David // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News; Mar2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the outsourcing strategies for workers in the U.S.
- Separate prime contract study shows interesting findings.
Barrett, David // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 8/28/95, Vol. 195 Issue 18, p4
Reports that separate prime contracting results in lower direct project costs than does a single contract with a general contractor.
- Global outsourcing: Have U.S. managers thrown the baby...
Davis, Edward W. // Business Horizons; Jul/Aug92, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p58
Presents information on global outsourcing of industries in United States. Increased outsourcing by United States companies; Inappropriateness of allocating costs on the basis of direct labor; Why offshore costs are difficult to manage correctly; Cost elements associated with foreign sourcing;...
- `Outsourcing' booms, boosting job insecurity.
Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor; 3/22/96, Vol. 88 Issue 81, p1
Presents information on a management strategy in the United States called `outsourcing.' What is outsourcing; How organizations are contracting tasks to outside firms; Impact of outsourcing on employees; Reference made to the struggle between General Motors Corporation and the United Auto...
- The Stolper-Samuelson theorem in the presence of domestic distortions.
Yeh, Yeong-Her // American Economist; Fall94, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p87
Shows that in the presence of domestic distortions, the factor used intensively in the expanding industry could be worse off even though the real return to the factor in both the increasing industry and the contracting industry is increased. Factor's use in the presence of domestic distortions;...
- What's wrong with the Phoenix model?
Fairbanks, Frank; Zuercher, Ed // Public Management (00333611); Dec94, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p19
Examines the myths that authors have observed surrounding the contracting-out of services shown in the Phoenix, New Zealand model and proposes a more balanced view of the process. Encouragement of all levels of organization to communicate and work together - key to competitive process. INSET:...
Brown, Malcolm // Management Today; Jan97, p56
Discusses the practice of outsourcing by British companies. Outsourcing and competitive advantage; Correlation between high levels of outsourcing and share price performance; Service providers and customer service. INSET: Selectivity is the source of success..
- Outsourcing: A Corporate Competitiveness Strategy, Not a Search for Low Wages.
Deavers, Kenneth L. // Journal of Labor Research; Fall97, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p503
Describes four fundamental changes in the competitive market environment facing firms which are likely to increase the level of outsourcing in the United States. Rapid technological change; Increased risk and search for flexibility; Greater emphasis on core corporate competencies; Globalization.
- White House Revises A-76 Outsourcing Guidelines.
Sietzen Jr., Frank // Geospatial Solutions; Jul2003, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p14
Reports on the Bush administration's release of its final A-76 Circular guidelines for federal outsourcing and use of commercial sources and suppliers. Objectives of the changes; Web site containing full details of the release.
- Waste contracting a result of revolution.
Sanderlin, George // American City & County; Nov94, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p16
Illustrates the advantages of contracting out public services to the private sector by using solid waste collection as an example. Increased difficulty of managing the service and comply with regulations; Complexity of service delivery; Money management; Reason behind local government's...
- How to select the right OM&M company.
Mangravite, Frank // American City & County; Feb97, Vol. 112 Issue 2, pPS18
Discusses the factors considered in evaluation and selection of a firm to which vital public service would be entrusted. Concern about the quantitavity and subjectivity of the selection process; Economics as the basis of the final step in evaluation process; Criteria considered in the selection...
- Playing to win the competition game.
Foster, Brian // American City & County; Feb97, Vol. 112 Issue 2, pPS20
Discusses the impact of competitive contracting program to the United States organizational culture. Effect of the program to the staffers; Key points in the competition program; Encouragement for the government to get involve in decision-making process.
- Window on Europe.
Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World; 8/26/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 34, p12
Reports on a study which provides a wealth of data on e-business trends in Europe. Comparison between the performance of the United States and Europe in the implementation of outsourcing; Importance of value-added services.
- Power source.
Page, Heather // Entrepreneur; Oct96, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p36
Reports that an increasing number of small businesses in the United States are outsourcing their computer needs. Lack of expertise in-house; Other duties which companies can outsource to make them focus on other responsibilities.
- It's better to receive.
Lynn, Jacquelyn // Entrepreneur; Jan1998, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p50
Comments on the availibility of outsourcing resources for the accounts receivable function for small businesses. Services provided by the Out$ource Group; Benefits of outsourcing; Problems encountered when searching for a service to handle your accounts receivable.
- Outsourcing on the rise.
Lynn, Jacquelyn // Association Management; Oct96, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p28
Presents information on outsourcing and provides several suggestions which should be considered. Percentage of firms considering outsourcing.
- Big banks choose targets carefully when farming out.
Tucker, Tracey // American Banker; 5/22/96 Supplement, Vol. 161, p6A
Reports on the focus in the areas of outsourcing, as opposed to core processing by bankers, when they are contracts with other companies. What influence an increase in outsourcing; Statistical information on the signing of outsourcing contracts in 1994; Information on banks which signed...
- Small banks fear being left behind as outsourcing...
Marjanovic, Steven // American Banker; 5/22/96 Supplement, Vol. 161, p10A
Reports on the utilization of third-party services by community banks. Advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing for community banks; Reliance of outsourcing services for community banks; Reason for the utilization of these outsourcing services; Comments from a number of business executives;...
- Banks turn to oursourcing so they can focus on big picture.
Epper, Karen // American Banker; 5/22/96 Supplement, Vol. 161, p11A
Reports that historically, outsourcing has been seen as an advantage for banks to be more focused on their core business. Increase in technological advancements; Concerns contributing to the increase of acceptance of outsourcing among large banks; How this has changed the approach of small and...
- Inside out.
Berger, Susan // Regional Review; Fall92, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p3
Focuses on companies' transfer of their mainframe computer operations to outside vendors. Popularity of decentralized, distributed networks; Advantages of outsourcing; Complementary strategy pursued by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
- Out and up.
Lin, Timothy // Regional Review; Winter96, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p3
Focuses on the advantages of corporate outsourcing. Broadening of employee skills and opportunities; Pitney Bowes Corp.'s mail services for organizations; Marriott International's division Marriott Management Services' operation of hotels.
- OUT WITH IT.
Schatz, Willie // Association Management; Aug2002, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p72
Presents information on the outsourcing technology of associations. Information technology system of the American Society for Training and Development; Discussion of hiring an outsourcing coordinator; Development of the Web site of the Electric Association of Philadelphia.
- The fleet footed will outsource.
Butters, John // New Zealand Management; May98, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p78
Focuses on large and small businesses' utilization of outsourcing to keep pace with technological innovation in New Zealand. Goal of increasing ability to provide products and services; Measured response to the need for specific expertise; Reevaluation of the role and relationship between...
- Growing more by doing less.
Buss, Dale D. // Nation's Business; Dec95, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p18
Focuses on outsourcing by companies in the United States to enable them to focus on core activities and increase flexibility. Outsourcing by Tom Asucker's Innovative Medical Systems, Inc.; Financial benefits of outsourcing for small firms; comments from Frank Casale, executive director of the...