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Outsourcing is the process of not doing everything in-house. Specialized companies may be better at arranging janitorial services, handling call centers, or any other function common to most operations.

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    Outsourcing and the Virtual Organization: The Incredible Shrinking Company by Jim Durcan    Delegate to Freedom: Achieve True Time Effectiveness & Productivity with Virtual Assistants. by Leigh J. Martinuzzi    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Virtual Teams: Make a success of your virtual global workforce. by Paul Frederick Alexander    Do What You Do Best: Outsourcing as Capacity Building in the Nonprofit Sector by Russell Jeff    Eliminate Automate Offshore: Why our careers are facing extinction by Rob Gaunt    Virtual Team Builder for Coaches: Expand Your Coaching Practice by Hiring a Virtual Assistant by Holly J. Kile    Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines by Thomas H. Davenport & Julia Kirby    A Joosr Guide to... The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Joosr    Out of Sight: The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe by Erik Loomis    Nine Keys to World-Class Business Process Outsourcing by Mary Lacity & Leslie Willcocks    Successful Outsourcing and Multi-Sourcing by Derek Parlour    Are You Taking Ownership of Your Career? A Guide for the Canadian Independent Contractor by Dennis R. Dowling    Outsourcing Management for Supply Chain Operations and Logistics Service by Dimitris Folinas    The Birth of a New Workforce: 21st-Century Strategies That Will Revolutionize Your Business by Randall W. Hatcher    Globalization Wisdom: The Seven Secrets of Great Globalizers by Atul Vashistha

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Outsourcing and the Virtual Organization: The Incredible Shrinking Company

Jim Durcan

Outsourcing and the Virtual Organization: The Incredible Shrinking Company by Jim Durcan

Increasingly, companies are buying in from outside certain services and functions that would previously have been fulfilled by an internal department or employees. Companies no longer just outsource support functions, but also outsource critical areas of production or design. It lets companies focus on those activities where they have real competitive edge, and is increasingly being seen as an attractive alternative to downsizing or cost-cutting.

Durcan and Oates provide a wide-ranging expert overview of outsourcing, aimed at managers and decision-makers who want to understand fully all the issues...

2017 / 3 / 23
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Delegate to Freedom: Achieve True Time Effectiveness & Productivity with Virtual Assistants.

Leigh J. Martinuzzi

Delegate to Freedom: Achieve True Time Effectiveness & Productivity with Virtual Assistants. by Leigh J. Martinuzzi

“In Delegate to Freedom, author Leigh Martinuzzi provides lean startup entrepreneurs with a comprehensive overview of virtual assistants and the trade-offs inherent with building a 21st century virtual organization.”
-Jay Samit, Bestselling author of Disrupt You! Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation.


“Leigh

2017 / 3 / 22
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Virtual Teams: Make a success of your virtual global workforce.

Paul Frederick Alexander

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Virtual Teams: Make a success of your virtual global workforce. by Paul Frederick Alexander
2017 / 3 / 6
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Do What You Do Best: Outsourcing as Capacity Building in the Nonprofit Sector

Russell Jeff

Do What You Do Best: Outsourcing as Capacity Building in the Nonprofit Sector by Russell JeffJeff Russell shows how nonprofit organizations and their causes can benefit from outsourcing. You will learn how outsourcing has enabled more Africans to have clean water, helped refugees in Boise find gainful employment, and supported inner-city youth in closing the achievement gap. Doing what you do best takes great discipline. This book will show you the way.
2016 / 9 / 18
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Eliminate Automate Offshore: Why our careers are facing extinction

Rob Gaunt

Eliminate Automate Offshore: Why our careers are facing extinction by Rob Gaunt

If you are too young to remember or perhaps the parent of
someone who is too young to remember a time when the
only two types of telephones weren

2016 / 9 / 9
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Virtual Team Builder for Coaches: Expand Your Coaching Practice by Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Holly J. Kile

Virtual Team Builder for Coaches: Expand Your Coaching Practice by Hiring a Virtual Assistant by Holly J. Kile

Hiring a virtual assistant is a great way to leverage time and money in your business. With Virtual Team Builder, you can get the exact information you need to find, hire, train and work with the right virtual assistant for YOU!

ABOUT THE BOOK

Not sure what a virtual assistant is or what they actually do? Dive into the origins of virtual assistants and how the industry has grown to be a key component of growing businesses worldwide.

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO VIRTUAL ASSISTING

Knowing you need help is one thing but knowing where to find the right VA can be a completely different challenge. Get the...

2016 / 5 / 16
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Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines

Thomas H. Davenport & Julia Kirby

Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines by Thomas H. Davenport & Julia Kirby

An invigorating, thought-provoking, and positive look at the rise of automation that explores how professionals across industries can find sustainable careers in the near future.

Nearly half of all working Americans could risk losing their jobs because of technology. It??s not only blue-collar jobs at stake. Millions of educated knowledge workers??"writers, paralegals, assistants, medical technicians??"are threatened by accelerating advances in artificial intelligence.

The industrial revolution shifted workers from farms to factories. In the first era of automation, machines relieved humans of...

2016 / 5 / 4
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A Joosr Guide to... The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Joosr

A Joosr Guide to... The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Joosr

In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com.

You don't have to wait until you retire to get the relaxing, worry-free life you want. All it takes is a change in lifestyle, and you can be living your retirement dream now!

Are you making good money, but still don't feel happy? Always thinking about...

2016 / 4 / 23
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Out of Sight: The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe

Erik Loomis

Out of Sight: The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe by Erik LoomisWhen jobs can move anywhere in the world, bosses have no incentive to protect either their workers or the environment. Work moves seamlessly across national boundaries, yet the laws that protect us from rapacious behavior remain tied to national governments. This situation creates an all-too-familiar “race to the bottom," where profit is generated on the backs of workers and at the cost of toxic pollution.

In Out of Sight, Erik Loomis—a historian of both the labor and environmental movements—follows the thread that runs from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York in 1911 to the collapse...

2015 / 4 / 6
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Nine Keys to World-Class Business Process Outsourcing

Mary Lacity & Leslie Willcocks

Nine Keys to World-Class Business Process Outsourcing by Mary Lacity & Leslie WillcocksBusiness Process Outsourcing (BPO)-the sourcing of business services through external third parties-is a global phenomenon, which generated nearly $300 billion worldwide in 2012. BPO is highly IT-enabled, and on a growth trajectory that impacts across functions of major, medium and small enterprises, including procurement, human resources, accounting and finance, sales, marketing, legal, asset management and key administrative processes.

Despite this size and spread, BPO services and the ability of clients to manage their providers, are still evolving and have a mixed record. In the course...
2015 / 1 / 25
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Successful Outsourcing and Multi-Sourcing

Derek Parlour

Successful Outsourcing and Multi-Sourcing by Derek ParlourThe author of Successful Outsourcing and Multi-Sourcing is a practitioner heading an operation that handles 400 million customer contacts a year with less than 30 staff, through both outsourcing and multi-sourcing. As well as a focus on multi-sourcing, the book addresses the question of why a business should outsource in the first place and how decisions to do this should be strategic, rather than it being something that happens by accident. This book serves as a valuable source of practical guidance for organisations looking at outsourcing strategy, outsourcing professionals, and those teaching...
2014 / 10 / 4
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Are You Taking Ownership of Your Career? A Guide for the Canadian Independent Contractor

Dennis R. Dowling

Are You Taking Ownership of Your Career? A Guide for the Canadian Independent Contractor by Dennis R. DowlingNot everyone is suited to be an employee! Operating a business to manufacture or sell a product is easy for those who have the capital resources to do so. For those brought up in the information age and educated to provide services rather than sell a product, it is not as easy. Independent contracting is a legitimate means to be self-employed in order to provide services, as long as you follow the rules. This book shows the financial and non-financial advantages of independent contracting. It also points out the win-win position for the contractor and the employer. What it takes to become a...
2013 / 7 / 23
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Outsourcing Management for Supply Chain Operations and Logistics Service

Dimitris Folinas

Outsourcing Management for Supply Chain Operations and Logistics Service by Dimitris FolinasLogistics and Supply Chain Management has been a vital part of every economy and every business entity. Both sciences have become prestigious research fields focusing on best practices, concepts, and methods. Outsourcing Management for Supply Chain Operations and Logistics Services is concentrated on the key players of the outsourcing paradigm; the organizations that provide logistics services, the Third Party Logistics (3PL's), as well as their clients, presenting and promoting the lessons learned by their cooperation. Specifically, this publication presents studies which are relevant to practitioners,...
2012 / 8 / 11
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The Birth of a New Workforce: 21st-Century Strategies That Will Revolutionize Your Business

Randall W. Hatcher

The Birth of a New Workforce: 21st-Century Strategies That Will Revolutionize Your Business by Randall W. HatcherA veteran in the staffing and outsourcing industries, Randy Hatcher has collected over thirty years of tested ideas for transforming companies and making them more competitive. In “The Birth of a New Workforce,” he introduces a new workforce model that frees you to focus on what really matters â€" your value-added core functions â€" while third-party specialists manage the rest. Every part of your organization will operate at peak efficiency and expertise, giving you the edge you need to succeed in today's global
2011 / 3 / 9
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Globalization Wisdom: The Seven Secrets of Great Globalizers

Atul Vashistha

Globalization Wisdom: The Seven Secrets of Great Globalizers by Atul VashisthaThe defining "Good to Great" book on outsourcing and globalization. This book includes sage advice and wisdom from the author's two decade of globalization and consulting experience and from executives at organizations that are successful globalizers. Some of these include Cisco, Fedex, Lenovo, Plantronics and Virgin. The end result is a book designed for organizations positioned at all stages of outsourcing and global maturity.
2009 / 12 / 8
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