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Offshoring opportunities : strategies and tactics for global by John Berry

By John Berry

Offshoring possibilities is heading in the right direction for state-of-the-art marketplace

"This e-book offers a miles wanted framework for offshoring that helps making sound company judgements during this sector, and it will probably aid consultant the administration of the ensuing offshore dating in a good and potent demeanour. John brings readability and constitution to this huge and complicated subject."
-Jim Maloney leader safety government Corillian Corporation

"An super well-written and researched booklet. begins with an exceptional heritage at the political and cultural implications of offshoring and proceeds to supply a useful advisor to take the reader throughout the sourcing selection and the way to make it."
-Charly Paelinck vice chairman of software improvement Harrah's Casino

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-Jay Doherty relevant Mercer Human source Consulting

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The deliverable could take the form of completion of a certain component of a larger software application, a first draft of a long feature article, a one-page written interpretation of an x-ray, five pages of medical or legal transcripts, and so on. Telecommuting or “offsiting” these functions is feasible because once the quality level is agreed upon, managers can leave these workers alone to do their stuff. Offshoring is an evolutionary phase in the growth of distributed work environments. In every example above, the final work product can be sent 26 EVERYTHING YOU CAN SEND DOWN A WIRE IS UP FOR GRABS down the wire, and it matters little given the quality of telecommunications technology today that what is being sent down that wire travels 10 or 10,000 miles.

1 SCOPE OF BUSINESS PROCESS OFFSHORING IS About business processes across the organization BPO . . 2 BUSINESS PROCESS OFFSHORING DEFINED SOURCE: Adapted from Gartner presentation “Evaluating and Selecting a BPO Provider: Be Careful What You Wish For,” Gartner Outsourcing Summit 2004, May 17–19 2004, Las Vegas, NV. Hire IBM Global Services to manage your mainframes, and you have onshore outsourcing. This used to be called simply outsourcing, but some felt compelled to add the onshore adjective to distinguish this scenario from offshoring.

Labor force but also to capture the nature of our current economy, one that is built more on intellectual firepower and less on physical strength. It is not universally true but is true enough for a large part of our economy. One wonders if he trademarked it. The danger is assuming that high cognitive demands equate to job security, that symbolic analysts will thrive in the future economy. We now know this is not necessarily true. The point here is not that high cognitive job functions are definitely going to be offshored but rather that they lend themselves to offshoring should the organization decide to try.

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