/ outsourcing -> insourcing

An interesting read on some of the more recent outsourcing trends.


It would be easy to imagine Reno, Ohio, as the type of place that would be hit hardest by outsourcing – a small American town losing out to the invisible hand shifting jobs to places like Bangalore and Guangzhou. Instead, outsourcing is bringing the jobs to Reno. Across the street from an Army Reserve center and next to a farm, a customer-service call center hums, its 250 workers answering phones for online travel agency Expedia. The center’s owner? Indian conglomerate Tata Group.

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One Response to outsourcing -> insourcing

  1. laurent says:

    this sounds like a Michel Moore article. While i was in India, i noticed the third outsourcing mushroom town coming out, its called “Prune”. Yes Bangalore is already congested, has-been, outsourcing 1.0. Pune is the bomb, the mecca, the place to be baby. read this Washington Post Article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/10/AR2006011001687.html

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