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Business owners are constantly seeking new ways to improve and grow their business and outsourcing is a concept that has helped them in reducing their operational costs while increasing their bottom line. Here are three prominent books that will further help senior managers to develop a more thorough understanding about outsourcing. Vested Outsourcing by Kate Vitasek This book is a good read for anyone interested in planning for outsourcing business activities. This book will transform
Email Answering Hundreds of orders, queries, and complaints are enough to bring even the coolest and most organised company and entrepreneur to the brink of madness. That’s because no one can do everything alone, much more do them alone EFFICIENTLY at the SAME TIME. This is just impossible. “Well, I can multitask,” you might argue. Yes indeed, you can but for how long? And perhaps, you’ve heard experts say that multitasking is never good for
A highly divisive example of outsourcing is the shipping overseas of call-centre operations. This has been used by some banks and retailers who use cheaper labour abroad to deliver their services. In many cases it has proved to be an emotive subject, with a major pitfall being the handling overseas of personal information, particularly financial data. Another unpopular aspect of this is the perceived loss of the organisation’s cultural identity. One of the main arguments
Do you run a small yet successful e-business? Have you considered outsourcing to help cut costs, improve business performance and help drive more sales? Staff IT UK can help you outsource high-cost functions of your business helping you to focus on what you do best – running your business successfully. Outsourcing has alas in recent years become a derogative term – one that denotes the negative consequence of capitalism. However, the reality is rather different.
Outsourcing is used by businesses to realise cost savings and increase flexibility. It is the contracting out of functions, tasks, or services by an organisation and can often involve replacing a core workforce with part-time or contract workers. Originally, outsourcing may have evolved in Japan where it was well-known and accepted as a large part of the economy. By the 21st century, it had become a global phenomenon that continued to grow in scale, favoured