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Manufacturer Vulnerability to Offshore Outsourcing

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How did U.S. manufacturers become vulnerable to offshore outsourcing? Give examples to support your answers.

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U. S. manufacturers became vulnerable to offshore outsourcing due to cost savings available overseas. Before offshore outsourcing, Americans had better productivity, which protected their higher wages (Roberts, 2013). In addition, technology made it easier to communicate with factories overseas, thus encouraging a flatter world. The cost of living is much higher in the U.S., driving wages up. This allows other countries' labor to be more competitive ...

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