Articles About Outsourcing

Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
03.09.2011

Amy Dean On Do Unions Matter?

America is obsessed with the issue of trade unions again.  Labor unions have gained new prominence as Democratic legislators from Wisconsin and Indiana have left their states for the greener pastures of Illinois to avoid participating in votes to cut back or eliminate collective bargaining rights for public employees.  Thousands of protestors have taken up […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
07.06.2010

The China Syndrome

As global financial disparities start to wind down, China is likely to end up a winner because emerging-market economies have a definite advantage rooted in the way the global economy functions. Writing in the McKinsey Quarterly, Lowell Bryan, a director with McKinsey & Company, notes that “Saber-rattling Western trade negotiators frequently focus their attention on […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
Posted:
02.02.2010

Outsourcing Expected to Greatly Increase in 2010

India is expected to grow at 7.5 percent this year, up from 6 percent in 2008 — a rate that is the envy of most of the world.  To buoy its economic prospects, the Indian Government has raised more than $100 billion over the last four quarters to finance a stimulus package, pushing the country’s […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
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2010 to be Marked by M&A in Outsourcing

India is expected to grow at 7.5 percent this year, up from 6 percent in 2008 — a rate that is the envy of most of the world.  To buoy its economic prospects, the Indian Government has raised more than $100 billion over the last four quarters to finance a stimulus package, pushing the country’s […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
Posted:
11.16.2009

A Rebound in Offshore Activity Signals India’s Recovery

A report by India’s Economic Times indicates that up to 11 multinational firms including Wells Fargo, Standard Chartered and Ingersoll Rand set up back office facilities in India during the 3rd quarter of 2009. A research firm, Everest Group, says this bodes well for the overall business momentum in India picking up in 2010.  Two […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
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A Rebound in Offshore Activity Signals India’s Recovery

A report by India’s Economic Times indicates that up to 11 multinational firms including Wells Fargo, Standard Chartered and Ingersoll Rand set up back office facilities in India during the 3rd quarter of 2009. A research firm, Everest Group, says this bodes well for the overall business momentum in India picking up in 2010.  Two […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
Posted:
10.01.2009

Downturn in Economy Triggers Outsourcing and Contract Work in India

With U.S. unemployment figures approaching 10 percent, it has affected parts of the tech industry with the chip and system design areas among the most affected (unemployment is 8.6 percent among American software engineers although the overall tech sector is faring better with an unemployment rate under five percent).  In response, it has led seasoned […]

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Author:
Jacob Cherian
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Downturn in Economy Triggers Outsourcing and Contract Work in India

With U.S. unemployment figures approaching 10 percent, it has affected parts of the tech industry with the chip and system design areas among the most affected (unemployment is 8.6 percent among American software engineers although the overall tech sector is faring better with an unemployment rate under five percent).  In response, it has led seasoned […]

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