Outsourcing And Offshore Outsourcing : Outsourcing

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Running Head: Outsourcing and Offshore Outsourcing 1 Outsourcing and Offshore Outsourcing Natasha Bing Grantham University Outsourcing and Offshore Outsourcing 2 Abstract (Greaver, 1999) proclaims that outsourcing is of a strategic nature and that the decision-making process of a company should take this into account. He then goes on to define outsourcing as the act of transferring some of company’s recurring internal activities and decision rights to outside providers, as set forth in a contract. Because the activities are recurring and a contract is used, outsourcing goes beyond use of consultants. Outsourcing and Offshore Outsourcing 3 For example, whenever you go out to a bistro for lunch whether it is for a quick burger at Burger King or an awesome steak at Texas Roadhouse that is considered to be a form of outsourcing. The mere fact that someone else has taken the time and energy needed to provide a meal to you is outsourcing. Another example is when you contact your cell phone service provider and you are connected to an operator, usually a call center owned by a different company that is located in another country,
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