Why Aren't You Offshoring Business Services? An Analysis of "Blocking" Factors




In previous columns I have discussed how – if done properly – offshoring and global outsourcing of services can help companies reach their strategic objectives through cost reductions, flexibility gains, growth, and access to qualified personnel. But not all companies take advantage of the benefits of services offshoring. So, today, I will report on the perceived risks and blocking factors that prevent firms from offshoring part of their services functions. Data comes from th...
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