Outsourcing For Dummies Paperback – 9 May 2008
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well structured and enables the reader to access the information they need quickly I would definitely recommend this book. Supply Management Thursday 14 August
From the Back Cover
Real–world examples of cost savings and improved capabilities
Increase profit and talent through outsourcing
Are you thinking about outsourcing? This practical guide gives you hands–on, step–by–step guidance in implementing outsourcing in your business, from preparing your people and planning a sourcing strategy to negotiating with vendors, drafting a binding agreement, and keeping in compliance. You′ll see how to keep communication flowing, measure performance, resolve problems, and end deals.
Discover how to:
Know the costs and risks involved
Identify qualified suppliers
Document objectives and review proposals
Manage outsourcing relationships
Avoid common outsourcing mistakes
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It provides the basics and foundation on this topic.
I received less than zero as my pocket was picked
I run an operation with approx 15 outsourced employees
There was not one solitary useful piece of information - not one tip that related to me
It may be that this book was meant for a planning committee of a large corporation that wants to outsource is most concerned about integrating systems , and accounting into their own enterprise
There was not one solitary piece of useful information in this book to me that would justify its cost
I was ripped off
Even in the index - what i was say are the most important points to a small person or operation outsourcing there were not topics on interest
Outsourcing is a field that I'm comparatively new to, and I use [...] to outsource various types of work due to its low cost, ease of use and access to a massive workforce
This book illuminates the way forward for those starting in Outsourcing; and my advice would be to go to [...] and try for yourself, to see outsourcing from both sides of the fence, but also to use this book as a guide.
I can see that it would also provide invaluable information to anyone already involved with Outsourcing
And as for the "how to" content, it's pretty lightweight.
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