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Off shoring of work

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. Please list references.

Opportunity Cost and Outsourcing Cost

1. Baxter Corporation is working at full production capacity producing 10,000 units of a unique product, JKL. Manufacturing costs per unit for JKL follow: Direct material $ 2 Direct manufacturing labor 3 Manufacturing overhead 5 $1

Capstone Course

1. Need to discuss the pros and cons of these three consulting firms. A. Accounting/Finance Firm B. Managerial firm C. Information Technology firm They are made up firms, so we just need to discuss the pros and cons of each.

Outsourcing low & high tech jobs to India will jeopardize US

Short essay problem: Many people say that outsourcing telephone answering systems and software programming activities to such countries as India is jeopardizing our economy as a whole. They say outsourcing both low tech and high tech jobs will result in a lower standard of living for most Americans. Either agree or disagre

Outsourcing Success Story

Please find a company that uses Outsourcing and has been successful at doing so. Support your finding with proper citations.


Prepare a 1,500- word paper about negotiation. Include a description about a negotiation situation that you have participated in (e.g., purchase of a house). In your paper, be sure to analyze the roles of communication and personality in negotiation and how they contributed to or detracted from the negotiation.


Organizations are facing new challenges as they "go global." What are some organizational issues in technology, communications and staffing that organizations might face as they move operations abroad? How might different management styles be used to deal with these challenges? Use an article from the library or the web that rel

Five best practices

Develop a list of at least five best practices that take into account the management of outsourcing? Both internally within the existing environment, and externally, with the chosen supplier.

MBATM 592: Specifications and metrics - Baderman Island

Can you help get me started on this assignment/paper? Thanks! WEEK FOUR The objective in this week "Analyze the project from the seven steps of systems alignment" is referencing what Haag calls in Chapter 7 of the text "Infrastructure -ilities". These -Ilities are: 1. availability 2. accessibility 3. reliability 4. sca

Information Technology in Business Management

Phase 1 DB 2 4-6 paragraphs New information, no cut and paste. Details: Debbie is compiling a report on business processes outsourcing, and she needs your help in recommending an IT outsourcing/offshoring strategy. As you know, FYC does do some outsourcing?they hire some on-site contractors off and on for development an

Article review: Apple's Blueprint for Genius

Http:// Prepare an analysis for the discussion case, Apple's Blueprint for Genius. Incorporate news articles from an internet search to support and round-out your analysis. Don't forget to provide citations. Be creative and original in your approach.

Strategic Issues for Procter & Gamble

Identify several companies that have demonstrated strategic thinking about issues that are similar to those faced by Procter & Gamble (P&G). Provide an overview of the issues, identify a total of five different strategies utilized by those companies to address them, and discuss the outcomes. Based on the five strategies, explain

Global outsourcing

I need to pick an organization that has created a financial management strategy to manage a contemporary financial management issue such as global outsourcing. I would like to go with NIKE as the company however I am flexible with the company. Describe your selected contemporary issue. Describe the financial strategy that y

Sourcing Process Evaluation

Prepare a summary, accompanied by a flowchart, that describes/outlines the steps that occur in a typical sourcing process for a global manufacturing firm. Provide a brief evaluation of the steps as illustrated in your flowchart. In your summary, be sure to include the following: - Translating corporate objectives into procurem

Why is scheduling resources an important task?

Present two reasons scheduling resources is an important task and describe how outsourcing project work can help alleviate some of the common problems associated with multi-project resource scheduling.

Pro-Forma Income Statement

Explain how outsourcing would impact the pro-forma income statement. You may utilize Excel for calculations and/or presentation of financial analyses related to the assignment. Be sure to support your position using information from the assigned text(s) reading and other sources and utilize Microsoft Excel with formulas for any

Structural Options for Increasing Global Presence

You have been assigned to a task force with other department managers to consider structural options for SWC as the company moves forward with expanding its global presence. Specifically, SWC intends to expand sales and customer service efforts in several Western Europe and the Pacific Rim countries to address demand and foster

China and Malaysia- Offshoring

Why has China and Malaysia become major offshoring hubs for U.S. IT outsourcing? Can either surpass India in outsourcing? Explain and provide references.

IT Outsourcing

I'm doing a paper on IT Outsourcing, when can I find current information including graphs and charts on outsourcing (offshoring). Such as which jobs are being outsourced, the leading countries of outsourcing like India, growth and volume of outsourcing over the years. can anyone help? INSTRUCTIONS: Research a business-rel

Outsourcing - A Business Related Issue

I need to select a business related issue to research and write a 15 to 20 page paper and with help of one of your TA's I got an idea of Outsourcing business operations to foreign courntries. I have the following questions: Is the topic too broad? Do I need to change to topic to be more specific? Can you forward me any w

Business Trend

In your own words please. I need help in identifying a current business trend and predicting it's impact in 10 years. How would the results of this trend impact building a multi-national media firm, specifically a publishing house? Please be detailed. I do not want just a paragraph. I appreciate your assistance. This is

Experimental Critique

Describe the independent and dependent variables used in the study. Comment on the sampling used to gather subjects. Comment on the reliability and validity of the study. Please see attached document for describing an experimental research article. I need to identify and describe the independent and dependent variable of the


Debbie is compiling a report on business processes outsourcing, and she needs your help in recommending an IT outsourcing/offshoring strategy. As you know, FYC does do some outsourcing?they hire some on-site contractors off and on for development and installation work. 1. Should FYC outsource more? Should FYC outsource of