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How Consumerism Affects Outsourcing

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Do you ever wonder what our nations underlying focus is? The answer is simple and should be fairly easy to guess… Money! Outsourcing originated from someone coming up with the idea that we can make products for practically nothing in other countries and make very high profits. Although it seems like a great idea to businesses, it negatively affects our country. American consumers are buying these products that are made in other countries and the companies profits are continuing to rapidly increase. At the same time, people that are in the production field of work in America are losing their jobs because producers would rather pay foreign workers to get the job done for a much lower wage. When it comes down to it, one of the reasons our economy is suffering is because of outsourcing. Basically, it all comes down to money. The consumers don’t pay close enough attention to where the products are made. Therefore, consumers are spending extra money and are causing outsourcing to thrive. The lack of knowledge Americans have on the subject of consumers affecting outsourcing is leading our country to economic stress but if we begin to recognize the issue, the jobs we could potentially save may be our own.
First, we will look at an example of how consumers inadvertently continue to assist companies with outsourcing. The problem consumers do not realize is that by paying for some name brand products, we are allowing outsourcing to take place. It is all in the hands of the consumers to change this. Typically consumers buy what they know, out of habit. It is up to consumers to read labels when buying a product and find a product made in the US. The jobs we would save by doing so could be our own. A specific example of consumers furthering ou...

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... the Acts that are being created, and the attention the issue is getting from many American citizens, we can begin to move forward with this issue and get outsourcing under control.
The lack of knowledge Americans have on the subject of consumers affecting outsourcing is leading our country to economic stress but if we begin to recognize the issue, the jobs we could potentially save may be our own. We have examined how consumers unintentionally assist the growth of outsourcing and the different ways we as individuals can attribute to a solutions. Also we have explored an attempt the government has taken and how people are trying to further this attempt and gain further understanding so we can work towards a successful solution. Hopefully we can further inform American consumers of this issue and help them to understand how much control they have over outsourcing.
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