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The Risks and Benefits of Outsourcing

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  • Ana-Maria Dinu

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Outsourcing is a very well-known practice among both private and public companies and is an important element in business strategy. When a firm wants to focus its resources on fundamental capabilities, they take the decision to outsource some of their services that are not very profitable. Many companies decide on to outsourcing services for a variety of reasons. The organizations that choose to outsource must consider the benefits and risks very wisely and they have to take measures to mitigate the related risks and organize their personnel about the benefits of outsourcing.

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  • Ana-Maria Dinu, 2015. "The Risks and Benefits of Outsourcing," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 7(2), pages 103-104, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:7:y:2015:i:2:p:103-104
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    Risk; outsourcing; advantages; disadvantages;

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    • G3 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance

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