Essays Tagged: "outsource"

What three important benefits will IBM receive from outsourcing their HR functions to Fidelity and how will they benefit IBM?

Fidelity Investments of Boston and IBM of Armonk, N.Y announced and agreement under which IBM will outsource the administration of its pension program and health and welfare plans, as well as a broad ...

(4 pages) 320 0 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Study notes from Information Technology in the IT Environments section

ology ConsultantsIT consultants provide information Technology services to client organizations who outsource their IT requirements.This type of IT organization offers these services:·Managemen ... elp desk and network administration section. Systems and web development and IT training tend to be outsourced to small-medium sized companies of programmers, web developers, IT writers and trainers.A ...

(13 pages) 566 2 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


rong (2002) report that IBM has recently signed a deal with Fidelity's Employer Services Company to outsource its human resource department. Of the IBM's 1,200 human resource employees, Fidelity will ... rce employees, Fidelity will retain 450. As such, with one fail swoop IBM downsizes its company and outsources some of its peripheral work.Even though Johannes and Armstrong do not take a stance in th ...

(4 pages) 521 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The movement of professional jobs to India and China

not as scary as many governors think. There are both advantages and disadvantages for companies to outsource. Also the advantages will weigh over the disadvantages when outsourcers manage some relati ... tuation. Also, the trend has gone beyond large companies. In general, the movement of high-end jobs outsourced offshore will accelerate.Attractiveness of outsourcing or offshoring to India and ChinaTh ...

(8 pages) 398 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


ely from one company to another, there are a series of themes that explain most of the pressures to outsource. First of all, general managers' concerns about cost and quality drive outsourcing. The sa ... and economies of scale, they could provide a level of efficiency that could not be achieved at the outsourcer. Finally, Perhaps most important, outsourcing allow internal IT managers to focus on the ...

(8 pages) 341 4 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


Alcoa to Outsource 130 Pittsburgh Jobs to IndiaI. Summary:Alcoa plans to eliminate about 130 jobs locally ove ... te (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (via Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News), June 2, 2004 pNA. Alcoa to Outsource 130 Pittsburgh Jobs to India. Full Text: COPYRIGHT 2004 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved ...

(4 pages) 126 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Outsourcing Human Resources

uce revenue for the company, therefore in the last few years big and mid-sized companies decided to outsource their HR department.After researching some of the articles and surfing the Internet, I hav ... road range of employee benefits. According to the Human Resources Department Management Report, top outsourced functions include employee assistance counseling, flexible spending account, administrati ...

(5 pages) 224 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Global and Domestic Marketing.

across the nation when the same results can be processed through technology. Companies such as AOL outsource their help from India and you think you speaking to someone here in the United States. The ...

(2 pages) 94 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Outsourcing and its Effects on Business.

ina where mostly white collar jobs such as call center agents, data entry, processing forms etc are outsourced. Companies nowadays are look even more to outsource high-end jobs from the IT sector. The ... ith another party.RESEARCH QUESTIONWith the increasing need to remain competitive, should companies outsource in order to remain efficient?INTRODUCTIONWhy do something yourself when someone else can d ...

(12 pages) 795 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

IT Outsourcing

Outsourcing , Cooperative Outsourcing and then we will focus in the Advantages or Disadvantages to Outsource.In terms to discuss if IT Outsourcing is strategic or not we will present different points ... ve made a successful " strategic alliance" with is IS partners led by IBM, DEC and Business Land to outsource its information systems. From this moment on no longer was possible to say that "IS is str ...

(11 pages) 327 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

What are the ethical issues concerning the outsourcing of jobs by the business community to our society in general?

provide services that a business might otherwise have employed its own staff to perform. Businesses outsource for the purpose of cutting costs and raising profits. The origin of outsourcing in America ... of Dell complained of the inability to effectively communicate with their support staff, which Dell outsourced to India, because of their heavy Indian accents. Due to negative customer reaction and ne ...

(5 pages) 280 0 3.9 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An Assessment Of & a Framework For Successful Offshore Outsourcing

re its success. The assignment directly or indirectly views the principle reasons why organizations outsource and how the role of outsourcing has moved from a cost saver to that of strategic importanc ... ense rather than one that can be a strategic advantage and hence consider it non core and therefore outsourced.* Assuming that offshore outsourcing will reduce costs without considering the actual cos ...

(18 pages) 258 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Resource management

er to know that if a resource is unavailable when that resource will be available for use. When you outsource a project or part of a project, you are enlisting the services of an independent contracto ... that.Outsourcing is a cost-effective way to increase your resources. Many companies who have never outsourced a project before find the idea a bit stressful and a bit strange. How can you know that t ...

(3 pages) 65 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Accounting problem solving about contact selecting

ill labour shortage Eagle Enterprises Ltd has a limitation of doing one project and it will have to outsource the other project. The report analysis is done for both the projects using the tools like ... on of IRR that there is an outflow on the project, but as can be seen in the case when projects are outsourced to REL that there is no outflow, because REL incurs the cost on the project and the contr ...

(9 pages) 139 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

India becoming an important research center

ties and resources2) focus on core competencies and mutually beneficial longer term relationships3) outsource those activities that can be performed more quickly and at a lower cost by subcontractorsA ... oked.For corporations to stay competitive in today's global market, many are facing the decision to outsource sectors of their company. By taking a part of their business offshore, a company can lower ...

(10 pages) 240 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Technology, Inventory and Warehouse Management, Notes for ppt. slides

r business. At the same time, outsourcing saves time and money. By turning to a technology-oriented outsourcer, companies can benefit from the latest technologies without investing manpower and money ... lop their own systems (Vargas, 2006).An e-fulfillment specialist should be considered as a possible outsource. With an e-fulfillment specialist, companies can get their e-commerce initiatives up and r ...

(3 pages) 98 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


rs and buyers meet and sell their services for a fee. Their services make it easy for businesses to outsource their projects. For instance, businesses can also post jobs on the eLanceWeb site, and rec ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


ArticlesLife After Outsourcing by Meredith LevinsonMay 15, 2004 Issue of CIO MagazineHow to Outsource-Proof Your IT DepartmentA New Game Plan by Christopher KochOct. 15, 2004 Issue of CIO Maga ... ct. 15, 2004 Issue of CIO MagazineThe Inner Cost of Outsourcing,Sticking with the Home Team, andOne Outsources, The Other Doesn't by Stephanie OverbyNov. 1, 2004 Issue of CIO MagazineYou Can't Outsour ...

(8 pages) 216 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Global Communications Powerpoint Presentation

ite providers.Increased market share.Seen as a leader in the industry Globally.Alternative SolutionsOutsource internationally.Implement a no lay-off policy.Partner with other companies to increase the ... with other companies to increase their customer service.Optimal SolutionGlobal Communications is to outsource to increase their customer service internationally.Implementing the SolutionWithin the 1st ...

(1 pages) 247 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pros vs Cons of Outsourcing American jobs

In this essay I would explain the term outsourcing and explain why organisations are preferring to outsource some of its functions in today’s environment. Also, in this essay it has been tried to an ... other organisational functions, such as information system, building maintenance, etc…, have been outsource for many years in organisations.There are different reasons for organisations outsourci ...

(9 pages) 192 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics