Chap 9 Offshoring

Chap 9 Offshoring - Heather Fackelman Due Offshoring HONP 112 W-5:30-8:00 New Economy Offshore Jobs in Technology Opportunity or a Threat offered

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Heather Fackelman HONP 112 W-5:30-8:00 Due: 10/22/08 “Offshoring” “New Economy; Offshore Jobs in Technology: Opportunity or a Threat,” offered the same basic perspective as the textbook, but with a few more examples. It basically explained that between 2003 and 2012, an approximate 3.3 million jobs will be moved abroad, including office services, bill processing, and the management of orders. The article argues that this reduces “the cost of technology services,” curbing “inflation while improving efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the average American is thinking of the all of the jobs lost through “layoffs and business closings.” It also touches on the common misconception that offshoring saves a tremendous amount of money; as Mr. Feiman stated, “The math of looking only at salaries is just wrong,” as there are many costs involved in the planning stages, which often require face-to-face meetings. Typically, companies save 20 to 40 percent by hiring offshore instead of “higher price labor in the United States.” This
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course ANTH 140 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Montclair.

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Chap 9 Offshoring - Heather Fackelman Due Offshoring HONP 112 W-5:30-8:00 New Economy Offshore Jobs in Technology Opportunity or a Threat offered

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