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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Due to technical advances in production and communication technology, outsourcing ? contracting out production of intermediate materials and services ? has affected the economic growth of the ASEAN region. This new book fills an important gap in the literature looking at the impact outsourcing has on labour markets, its subtle effects on regional... 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...
- Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 149.00
In addition to classifying the current understanding of the offshoring phenomenon, Simon Plankenhorn examines potential offshoring opportunities for innovation projects ? from a conceptual and an empirical perspective. Leading European sponsors in five industries were questioned and confirmed the majority of hypotheses, while two case studies in the... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 59.99
Die Beiträge dieses Tagungsbandes thematisieren die Gestaltung von Wertschöpfungsketten und bieten Anregungen zu breiter angelegten Überlegungen bei der Standortwahl, wobei die wichtigen Aspekte bei strategischen Entscheidungen über Verlagerungen berücksichtigt werden. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Through case studies this volume provides evidence that a link between sourcing capabilities and organizational structure contributes to a positive sourcing performance. Reveals that providers who are able to adapt to changing client circumstances, whilst establishing a fit, succeed in achieving a sustainable performance. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Written by the world's leading academics in the outsourcing field, this books gives the most recent overview of developments in research and practice. It focuses on new practices in innovation, offshoring, onshoring, capabilities, project management and cloud services, offering a distinctive theory of outsourcing. 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...
- 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...
- International Labour Office 2010; US$ 100.00
Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), combined with organizations seeking to reduce costs, have led to a dramatic growth in service sector offshoring and outsourcing, most notably to developing countries such as India. This is a co-publication with Palgrave MacMillan Publishing. more...