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The launch

In terms of outsourcing, there are always number of questions that a business manager would ask himself:  Why should I outsource?, Is it just because of the benefits?, Where knowledge and research are available?, Can innovation be promoted even the teams are far away?, What are the success stories? Generally,  there are few factors to be considered before deciding to outsource […]

Accomplishment

During the last decade or so the feedback provided by major companies that outsource business processes and IT services have improved according to the latest statistics. Dibbern et al (2009) explains those companies profit by cutting huge costs in difficult times and reveals it is a part of globalisation and thinking ahead is necessary as modern organisations focusing for success. Evidence […]

Public sector outsourcing

During last several years it can be seen that different form of cross sectional public-private partnerships emerged and gained popularity on outsourcing of public services to private vendors. However, many critics say this new phenomenon brings advantages and beyond that faces multiple issues on the run. Nonetheless, public and private sector managers should be aware of ethics and values of each sector. […]

The hunt

With a highly skilled workforce and a cost-competitive business environment, Sri Lanka is a favorable destination for IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) and knowledge services outsourcing (KPO) according to ATKearney (Competitive Bench-marking: Sri Lanka Knowledge Services). A significant knowledge services industry has been developing in Sri Lanka for the last three decades. Today, there are over 300 […]

Human Resources

There are a number of reasons to why firms want to outsource Human Resource (HR) activities. Similar to other functions it is evident that this is due to the demand for increased productivity, profitability and growth. Apparently, this move pushes organisations to examine own internal HR processes, at both the strategic and operational level and consider outsourcing internal services. Reason Many researches say HR outsourcing […]