Question: A survey of 1 000 large U S companies conducted by Forrester

A survey of 1,000 large U.S. companies conducted by Forrester Research asked their plans for outsourcing high-level white-collar jobs to countries outside the United States. This table shows the percentage that indicated a certain action. The data for 2003 are real; the data for 2008 are speculative. (Business Week, December 12, 2004.)
(a) Summarize the responses to these questions using two pie charts. Are pie charts appropriate for summarizing these percentages?
(b) Summarize the data using a bar chart with side-by-side columns.
(c) Compare the impression conveyed by these plots of any anticipated trend in outsourcing of white-collar jobs.
(d) Does the mode differ from the median for either distribution?

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