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  • Out of Sightby Erik Loomis

    The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    When jobs can move anywhere in the world, bosses have no incentive to protect either their workers or the environment. Work moves seamlessly across national boundaries, yet the laws that protect us from rapacious behavior remain tied to national governments. This situation creates an all-too-familiar “race to the bottom,? where profit is generated... more...

  • Outsourcing And HRby David Pollitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The outsourcing of certain human-resource management activities such as benefits and payroll has existed for decades, but in the last five years full-service business-process outsourcing has come of age. Faced with massive overcapacity and the implosion of several business sectors at once, managers have searched for new ways to reign in expenses, become... more...

  • The Outsourcing Processby Ronan McIvor

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 100.00

    This book provides a framework for an up-to-date understanding of the outsourcing process. more...

  • Outsourcingby Steven M. Bragg

    Wiley 2006; US$ 82.95

    "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...

  • Business Process Outsourcingby John K. Halvey; Barbara Murphy Melby

    Wiley 2007; US$ 210.00

    Many corporations are currently restructuring their business processes in order to become more competitive and cost effective. Once the decision has been made to outsource, a corporation must structure the deal. This book will show them how to request proposals and negotiate and close the agreement--creating the outsourcing strategy. more...

  • The Hidden Assembly Lineby Radhika Balakrishnan

    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...

  • Source Code Chinaby Cyrill Eltschinger

    Wiley 2008; US$ 57.95

    "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 Hub... more...

  • An Easy Outby Jack Buffington

    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...

  • Offshoring and Employmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00

    Offshoring—the transfer of an industrial activity abroad—has 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...

  • Offshoring and the Internationalization of Employmentby Peter Auer; Geneviève Besse; Dominique Méda

    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...