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Write a 2-3 page paper about outsourcing, be sure to answer some of the following questions:
1. Why are USUS company functions and jobs outsourced?
2. Which are the most common countries where functions/jobs are outsourced?
3. What are the advantages of outsourcing?
4. What are the disadvantages of outsourcing?
5. How are USUS jobs affected by outsourcing (in areas such as IT, manufacturing, service industry)?
6. What is your personal opinion on outsourcing?
Please read the following articles, as well as conduct further research. Please go to our Library Page, then to ABI/Inform and find these articles:
1. Into Thin Air
Fast Company, Boston, April 2004, Issue 81, Pages 76-83
by Jennifer Reingold
2. U. S. Survey finds few jobs moving to offshore homes
Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2004, Page A2
by Michael Schroeder and Joseph Rebello
3. A TEMPEST OVER OUTSOURCING American legislators are accusing India of stealing tech jobs
Business Week, New York, June 16, 2003, Pages 20-21
by Manjeet Kripalani and Bruce Einhorn in Bangalore and Paul Magnusson in Washington
4. MOVE OVER, INDIA, China is rising fast as a services outsourcing hub
Business Week, New York, Aug 4, 2003, Issue 3844, Pages 20-21
5. Software: Will outsourcing hurt America's supremacy?
Business Week, Issue 3872, Pages 84-93
by S Baker, M Kripalani, R.D. Hof, and J. Kerstetter
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Baker, S. And Kripalini, M. (2004, March 1). Software: Will outsourcing hurt America's supremacy?" Business Week, pp. 84-90.
Einhorn, B. And Kripalani, M. (2003, August 4). Move over India, China is rising fast as a services outsourcing hub. BusinessWeek International Edition: Asian Business: 20:3844.