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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

A researcher has observed that some firms in the furniture industry outsource activities such as transportation while others do not. She/he wants to study: 1) Why firms outsource/do not outsource and 2) whether outsourcing influences firms' performance. Suggest a study to enquire into these research questions.

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A study that could be utilized in order to inquire into these research questions, would be a study in which five of the leading furniture industry organizations' CEOs will be provided with survey questionnaires which would require them to answer questions ...