Need help in preparing a 600 word paper on how effective has the off-shoring been for a company and has their reputation been changed by the off-shoring of activities or services? What are some reasons a company might do this. Please choose a company and discuss the answer.
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The company chosen for this assignment is computer industry giant IBM Corporation. IBM has been considered as one of the frontrunners or early adopted in outsourcing. The company operates several offshoring operations in countries such as India. China and Philippines.
One of the primary reasons for IBM for pursuing offshoring has been cost savings. As we all know, the basic rationale for the growth of offshoring or outsourcing across the world has been comparative advantage in terms of costs offered by low cost nations such as India and China. For IBM, countries like India and China meant attractive destination to conduct low cost back office operations such as customer support, high end work like R&D, etc. by utilizing the vast pool of english speaking and qualified/educated workforce available at a fraction of the cost incurred in USA. India possesses one of the best available talent pool of information technology workers at low costs and offered attractive ...
Need help in preparing a 600 word paper on how effective has the off-shoring been for a company and has their reputation been changed by the off-shoring of activities or services?