Outsourcing and the Global Environment

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Outsourcing and the Global Environment

Abstract

The following paper will detail the impact on businesses concerning outsourcing and the global environment. This paper will outline the needs of the modern business to embrace the concept of outsourcing and the need to educate employees on the diversity of global business practices.

Outsourcing

The need of the modern business to look outside of the doors of the company to improve profit margins has become a necessity in today’s market. The advent of technology and crossing of borders have expanded this search for efficiencies to other countries.

There have been great strides made in the global market to outsource various segments of businesses. One of the biggest gainers in this arena is India. India has been capable of handling several procedures handled by companies such as the customer service phone calls and technical support calls for companies such as Dell computer.

Company outsourcing is often met with extreme resistance from within the country. The first form of resistance arrives in the form of the notion that outsourcing automatically means that a US employee is going to be displaced. This is not always the case. There are often enough jobs to be sent overseas at a reduced cost avoiding the need to hire more domestic employees.

The issue of displaced employees is one of concern and needs addressed. The employee that may be displaced by the outsourcing of company efforts often may be retrained or ...
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