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Offshoring Sector In Poland

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  • Katarzyna Budzynska

    () (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland)

Abstract

Companies across industries gain the competitive advantage by outsourcing and offshoring. Developing countries are becoming the attractive locations for the BPO/SSC enterprises. The article reviews the definition of outsourcing and offshoring and presents the findings for the fast-growing BPO/SSC area in Poland. The study is based on detailed analysis of the literature on outsourcing and offshoring. The article presents a preliminary analysis of offshoring sector in Poland. The following considerations are taken into account: the number of companies and employees in this sector, foreign direct investment. The growing number of companies and employments in this sector. Subsequent growth of the offshoring business service sector in Poland is visible.

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  • Katarzyna Budzynska, 2016. "Offshoring Sector In Poland," Oeconomia Copernicana, Institute of Economic Research, vol. 7(4), pages 635-651, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:pes:ieroec:v:7:y:2016:i:4:p:635-651
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    Keywords

    outsourcing; offshoring; foreign direct investment;

    JEL classification:

    • L24 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Contracting Out; Joint Ventures
    • L80 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - General
    • M15 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - IT Management

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