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  • 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...

  • Building a Future with BRICsby Mark Kobayashi-Hillary

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    In 2003, Goldman Sachs published a report on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) region: these four countries would be larger than the G6 economics within 40 years. This book focuses on the technology and technology-enabled services that underpin this social and economic revolution. more...

  • Offshoring von Zentralbereichen: Von den Erfahrungen deutscher und amerikanischer Unternehmen lernen (German Edition)by Thomas Hutzschenreuter; Stephan Dresel; Wolfgang Ressler

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    Seit einiger Zeit machen Unternehmen verstärkt von der Möglichkeit Gebrauch, neben der Produktion auch zentrale Funktionen wie IT, Finanz- und Rechnungswesen oder Personalwesen im Ausland zu erbringen. Basierend auf einer umfangreichen empirischen Studie von deutschen und amerikanischen Unternehmen liefern die Autoren einen detailreichen Überblick... 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...

  • 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...

  • Working with Indiaby Wolfgang Messner

    Springer 2008; US$ 59.99

    Examining the development and status of India's IT and BPO industry, this book describes the dynamics of its workforce. It provides practical information on how to communicate, negotiate, and interact with Indian colleagues, and intelligently utilize expatriates. It formulates recommendations for a more effective collaboration. more...

  • Business Process Outsourcingby V Anandkumar; Subhasish Biswas

    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...

  • Offsite Manufacturingby Dr. Mohammed Arif

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Off-site Construction, Off-site Manufacturing, Manufactured Construction, Modern Methods of Construction, no matter what the name, the fundamental idea is to move some effort away from the construction site to a more controlled environment of the manufacturing floor. Although we have come a long way with cranes, robotics and laser guided precision... more...

  • The Handbook of Global Outsourcing and Offshoringby Ilan Oshri; Julia Kotlarsky; Professor Leslie P. Willcocks

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 48.00

    This book offers a broad perspective on issues relating to the sourcing of systems and business processes in a national and global context, examining the client's and the vendor's involvement in sourcing relationships by putting the emphasis on the capabilities that each side should develop as a result of their interactions with each other. more...

  • Services Offshoring and its Impact on the Labor Marketby Deborah Winkler

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Shows how services offshoring has grown, who is most affected and what policy makers can do. This work aims to measure the impact of services offshoring on German productivity, employment and employment structure. It provides a synthesis of theoretical insights, detailed empirical analysis and economic policy recommendations. more...