Outsourcing and Offshoring in the 21st Century: A Socio-Economic Perspective

Outsourcing and Offshoring in the 21st Century: A Socio-Economic Perspective

Harbhajan Kehal (University of Western Sydney, Australia) and Varinder Singh (IT Consultant, Australia)
Release Date: March, 2006|Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 482
ISBN13: 9781591408758|ISBN10: 159140875X|EISBN13: 9781591408772|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-875-8

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Outsourcing and Offshoring in the 21st Century: A Socio-Economic Perspective covers various aspects of outsourcing and offshoring and the influences, challenges, and socio-economic impacts of this phenomenon. It provides information as to the economic impacts to developing, as well as developed, countries, using case studies to highlight pertinent points.

Outsourcing and Offshoring in the 21st Century: A Socio-Economic Perspective provides a compilation of the latest literature on outsourcing and offshoring, while discussing short-term and long-term implications. This book is useful to academicians, students, and business people who are considering outsourcing and moving offshore for suppliers and partners around the world.

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Featuring contributions from a diverse group of international academics and business practitioners, this volume assesses the socio-economic impacts of outsourcing and offshoring for both developing and developed countries.

– ~Book News, August 2006

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Harbhajan S Kehal is a senior lecturer in Economics at the University of Western Sydney, Blacktown Campus, New South Wales, and Australia. Previously, he completed his Ph D at the University of Western Australia, Perth. His research interests center around foreign investment in developing countries, international trade, and economic relationships of Australia with Japan, South Asian Countries and South Africa. He is the Eminent Fellow of the American Biographical Association, is a member of a vast number of Economic Societies and is well known in the contemporary economic world for his leadership and active participation in international conferences.
Mr. Varinder Pal Singh achieved his degree of Masters in Commerce, specializing in Information Systems from the Faculty of Management, University of Western Sydney, Australia in 2002. Earlier he has passed his B.Sc (Hons.) and M.Sc (Hons.) in Biochemistry from Panjab University Chandigarh, India.

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