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;26/31(Post is Read)same thing with success. So, they proceeded to lay off hundreds of people andrelocate this workload to another country in order to save money. They spentmore money on severance packages and assisting the people laid off in getting anew job. It was quite a mess. I was not one to get laid off but I had severalfriends whom did and they were a wreck.This turned out to be a complete disaster as the sensitive work being utilized inthis foreign country took way more money to keep it secure in the building thatit was being worked with. The work was not done properly and had to bereturned to be redone. There was a big communication downfall as the twocountries were not able to relay the correct directions as to what was needed tobe done. The people here ended up doing a bunch of the work. The project waslater scrapped after a little over a year and they tried to hire more people to helpout with the workload.This is only one unique example that happened to not have worked out but itjust shows you what is at risk and that it should be taken seriously because itcould affect more than what is anticipated.Thank You,JerimiahThread:Question 5: OutsourcingPost:RE: Question 5: OutsourcingAuthor:Posted Date:February 9, 2016 4:01 AMStatus:Published(Post is Read)Bryan,I agree with your points concerning outsourcing. If companies can save money by outsourcing,they are likely to go that route. However, as you mentioned, if being outsourced, the quality ofthe work may fall.In addition, I feel that a large disadvantage of outsourcing is the impact on the local economy atthe location where the jobs are moved from. Finding new employment can be difficult, especiallywhen a large number of folks are searching for employment at the same time and if located in asmaller community. Further, with increased unemployment rates, other businesses in thecommunity are likely to be negatively impacted, such as retail stores.JennaJJenna Buettner
3/6/2016Collection – MBA675T303 Operations & Logistics in the (...;27/31Thread:Peoples Question #2Post:Peoples Question #2Author:Posted Date:February 6, 2016 7:52 PMStatus:Published(Post is Read)Ken PeoplesFebruary 6, 2016Operations Management