Outsourcing, Developing Nations, and American Jobs: Unexplained Phenomenon or Natural Lifecycle?
The authors examine the outsourcing phenomenon and compare it to a simlar debate in the automobile industry. The tendency to introduce protective legislation and impose restricitons on outsourcing activity does not appear to be based on facts, but on rhetorical excess. the article also examines some of the challengese ahead for India.
Keywords: India, outsourcing, legislation IT
Mr. Arthur McAdams
Director, Professional Development, University College, Fairfield University
Dr. Winston Tellis
Professor, Information Systems & Operations Management, Dolan School of Business, Fairfield University
He has coauthored journal articles and cases with colleagues in several disciplines, particularly related to IT issues in developing countries. his work has been recognized through several awards, most recently as an endowed Chair in IT.