Welcome to the Outsourcing Management Zone. Here you will find information, guidence and resources covering the whole gamut of outsourcing issues and topics.
Included are articles, papers, a directory of suppliers, background information and much more. It should hopefully prove to be equally valuable to the seasoned practitioner and those approaching the topic for the first time.
What is Outsourcing?
Outsourcing is extremely common - almost a basic business practise. In this section we consider what outsourcing actually is.
There are many reasons why organizations choose to outsource functions and services. This section presents some of the main triggers and objectives behing decisions to engage external suppliers.
This is a growing selection of articles on issues relating to outsourcing.
Although in its infancy, this section supplies details of major providers of outsourcing services and products.
Information technology is one of the most popular areas of outsourcing abd can involve a range of issues.
Human Resources Outsourcing
Another is human resources, which of course has its own complexities and issues.
This is one of the oldest forms of outsourcing. There are still many pitfalls, although the path to success is now well trodden.