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 2009 global outsourcing 100


Who Benefits from Outsourcing?
While simple on the surface, the decision to outsource is a major strategic undertaking. Besides weighing cost reduction against the consequences of reduced

2009 global outsourcing 100  140,000 jobs offshore in 2009 and 2010. By most estimates, the U.S. IT industry outsourced between 300,000 and 400,000 jobs since the practice became widespread in the early 90's. In comparison, even in times of healthy employment growth, 350,000 people in the United States file for unemployment insurance every week — millions each year.The outsourced IT jobs, even if they continue the currently accelerating trend of growth, are not even a ripple in the oceans of a country with a $14 trillion economy

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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

Business process outsourcing (BPO) services manage critical front- and back-office processes that can include human resources and accounting as well as customer-related services such as contact center services. 

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