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- Wiley 2006; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00
"As companies in growing numbers look to outsource functions not related to their core competencies, Bragg's work provides an excellent road map. Demonstrating a firm grasp of the topic, he intelligently walks the reader through the maze, analyzing all aspects of the process (including whether the function should or should not be outsourced). This... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 57.95 US$ 50.22
"The next five years will be [...] a period of opportunity for China to speed up the growth of software and information services outsourcing. China will continue to generate strong market demand for the global software industry." -H.E. Bo Xi Lai Minister, China Central Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Praise for Source Code China The New Global... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2002; US$ 21.95
*Looks at the economic trends impacting Asian women and subcontracted labor, illuminating the lives of the millions of women struggling in low-wage jobs *Presents case studies from Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and India *Provides examples of strategic responses from NGOs, unions, and activists The Hidden Assembly Line studies the impact... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00
Argues that outsourcing is a neutral proposition, versus a positive or a negative one, and that companies too often assume that outsourcing will solve their problems through cost reduction while they overlook opportunities to increase real productivity. more...
- International Labour Office 2006; US$ 22.95
Are job losses and the degradation of working conditions due to globalization and the offshoring of jobs? Contrary to popular beliefs and fears, all economic analysis - including the broader picture of the internationalisation of employment - show that this not the case. However, what is at stake for those displaced is not the probable positive overall... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00
Offshoringthe transfer of an industrial activity abroadhas become a fact of life for business. But it is also perceived as a threat by a large segment of the general public. And much of the public concern centers on employment, especially the potential loss of domestic jobs. This groundbreaking report provides new insights into the phenomenon... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 22.95
A nascent industry in the 1990s, business process outsourcing (BPO) has taken. India by storm. While this industry has been enmeshed in bad press and myths,. the fact remains that it has proved to be an engine of economic growth for India. over the last one decade. V Anandkumar (VAK) and Subhasish Biswas have provided. an insider`s perspective that... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 52.95
Outsourcing is a key issue for many organisations having moved from the contracting out of peripheral activities such as cleaning to more critical areas such as design and marketing. This report is for managers and people in finance and accounting functions and takes a practical approach in developing a framework and then applying this framework in... more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2009; US$ 219.00
Services ? from information technology to research to finance ? are now as subject to international trade as goods have been for decades. What are the labor market consequences of the recent surge in services offshoring? While offshoring has traditionally been found to affect only less-skilled workers in industrialized countries, this study finds... more...