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Smartsourcing: Driving Innovation and Growth Through Outsourcing
Outsourcing is the most popular movement of the new global business economy. In fact, the typical executive will soon spend one-third of their budget on outsourcing! Smartsourcing is the next evolution in outsourcing. Traditional outsourcing reduces costs by moving the work to where the least expensive workers are. While that may cut costs, it simply replicates the status ...more
Hardcover, 270 pages
Published February 24th 2006 by Platinum Press Inc.
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I read this for class. The main point of the book is that outsourcing is good because money saved by outsourcing can be reinvested in the company, allowing businesses to improve their skills and focus on their core competencies(specialization). The book is long, repetitive, and poorly written. In my opinion "The World is Flat" is a much better book about outsourcing.
Bought it as I was really interested in the topic and the approach. Read through the first 100 pages, and could not finish it. Book cover means: you have to be really smart to be able to read this. Or it should have treated the topic in a more obvious way...
Thomas Koulopoulos is the founder of the Delphi Group, which for 20 years has been providing thought leadership to global organizations on the intersection of business and technology. Named one of the industry’s most influential information management consultants by InformationWeek magazine, he is a recognized author on the subject, frequently appearing in national and international print and ...moreMore about Tom M. Koulopoulos...