Assignment #2 for BA 243 - Imran Farooqui BA 243 5/31/08...

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Imran Farooqui BA 243 5/31/08 Assignment #2 Outsourcing is a new way of life for companies looking to expand in efficiency and an overall decrease in costs to a company. Many companies use outsourcing in order to compete with the other companies in the industry. Outsourcing is also used as a way to globalize an industry. There are many good things to outsourcing, but at the same time there are many negatives to outsourcing that not only affect the company but the country’s market as well as the global market. Outsourcing, by definition, involves the transfer of the management and/or day- to-day execution of an entire business function to an external service provider. This means that a company reduces the workforce that they have in one place and increases the workforce they have in another place. Companies usually segment a part of their company to outsourcing. For example, if a customer were to call in for help on a computer they could be talking to someone in India or even Ireland. IT help is not the only thing outsourced. Human resources, telemarketing, market research, accounting, web development and other segments of the company are outsourced. It is important to see an example of a company that has outsourced. A large
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This note was uploaded on 06/29/2008 for the course B A 243 taught by Professor Vannatten,stephe during the Summer '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Assignment #2 for BA 243 - Imran Farooqui BA 243 5/31/08...

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