Archive for December, 2009

Outsourcing in Asia

Saturday, December 26th, 2009:

Outsourcing has remained a growing field through good economic times and bad. What makes this such an attractive option to businesses worldwide? What is it about the Asian economies that make them such outsourcing magnets? There are many reasons for this phenomenon to include the following: Bottom Line – For most businesses, the first and foremost consideration is the bottom line. Put simply, outsourcing makes the bottom line look good. It offers various cost savings such as a reduction in fixed costs, lower labor costs and savings in research and development. The services and goods offered by such businesses then […] Read More →

Asian Outsourcing Controversy

Saturday, December 26th, 2009:

Most people are aware of the negative buzz that outsourcing is creating – particularly in these days of high unemployment. Outsourcing to Asia – especially to countries such as China, India and Philippines has generated some controversy in recent years. Is it really bad for jobs? Every nation has many advocates for keeping jobs within the country, and when people see the rising numbers of unemployed white collar professionals; it may seem like a good thing to oppose outsourcing. But is this really the best thing to do? The answers to this question can be arrived at by taking another […] Read More →

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