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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Plunkett's Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Almanac 2010by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2009; US$ 299.99

    Market research guide to the outsourcing and offshoring industry – a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Contains trends, statistical tables, and an industry glossary. Over 300 one page profiles of Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Firms - includes addresses, phone numbers, executive... more...

  • The Outsourcing Enterpriseby Professor Leslie P. Willcocks; Sara Cullen; Andrew Craig

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 54.00

    Evidence shows that organizations with both a CEO and a team involved in sourcing strategy and supplier configuration make more effective decisions. If the wrong supplier is chosen, performance can be negatively affected. Here the authors look at how companies can improve their outsourcing capabilities. more...

  • Vested Outsourcingby Kate Vitasek; Mike Ledyard; Karl Manrodt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 44.99

    Progressive companies and University programs have recently begun to rethink outsourcing models. In Vested Outsourcing, thought-leader Kate Vitasek has created a model that will improve outsourcing procedures much the way Six Sigma and Lean improved production processes in the 80's and 90's. more...

  • Offshoring and working conditions in remote workby International Labor Office

    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...