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Strategies for Success in Global Outsourcing and Offshoring

 


Author: Avinash Vashistha

This book presents a look into the globalization of services and the role it plays in the global economy and its future.In the 21st century, outsourcing has been one of the key components of strategy for global corporate success. Offshore outsourcing of services is the next iteration of this strategic initiative. It is not unusual for companies to fundamentally change their delivery and cost proposition by leveraging an offshore model for services. Many firms save 30-70% through offshoring initiatives. Yet, surprisingly, less then 12% of the Fortune 1000 companies’ IT budget is offshore today. By 2005, this number is expected to increase to over 28%. This represents billions in total spend. As business and markets become global, service destinations and providers are emerging as “Centers of Excellence” to address this need.

Strategies for Success in Global Outsourcing and Offshoring
Author: Avinash Vashistha

Table of Content

Introduction

  • Outsourcing as a major strategic weapon for all companies
  • Competition in the Future
  • Globalization
Part 1 The Rise of Offshore Outsourcing: Borderless Services
Part 2 The Knowledge of Offshore Outsourcing: Preparation Meets Opportunity
Part 3 The Planning of the Offshore Journey: The Offshore Road-Map
Part 4 The Sourcing and/or Building of the Offshore Presence: Ground Zero
Part 5 The Managing of the Offshore Presence: The Governance Structure
Part 6 The Future of The Offshore Nation

Appendices

Appendix A The Service Nations: Country Statistics
Appendix B Useful Forms and Checklists
Appendix C URLs of Resources
Appendix D List of Relevant Events on Outsourcing/Offshoring Worldwide
Appendix E Bibliography
Appendix F Guide to the online companion
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