outsourcing and jobs

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in this task, you will discuss the pros of outsourcing to the company and the cons to american workers. with the shift in recent years to a more global economy and job force, have you become a victim of this practice? use a company you have worked for as an example in this discussion.

1.discuss the considerations management had to deal with in making this decision. were the benefits worth the cost (unemployed americans, lowered sales)? has outsourcing impacted family members, friends, or your community?
2.post your work to the forum by the dates established by your instructor.
3.review and substantively comment on postings from at least two of your peers.


this task is worth 25 points and will evaluate this task based on the forum discussion rubric.

additionally, your task will be evaluated against the following:
•completeness — addresses each step/component/element required by the task with no obvious omissions.
•timeliness — completed within specified timeframe.
•originality — conforms to the jiu code of conduct regarding plagiarism; i.e., the work is not plagiarized and does not violate copyrights held by other entities.
•critical thinking — contains substantive original analysis and interpretation. solves problems. uses inductive and/or deductive reasoning to reach conclusions and construct big-picture meaning. investigates and critically evaluates evidence, defines interrelationships, and presents informed conclusions. explains procedures, assumptions, and reasoning.
•synthesis — applies and/or synthesizes course content, required readings, independent research, and original thought as appropriate.
•credibility — soundly supports opinions; assertions and conclusions are well supported with relevant (cited) factual information. objectively dispels misinterpretations, misunderstandings, and erroneous conclusions. anticipates and is able to withstand reasonable intellectual challenges.
•treatment — approach, voice, vocabulary, terminology, level of detail, and formality are engaging, effective, and appropriate for the defined audience.
•clarity and concision — composition is structured logically, focused, well organized, and flows well. conveys ideas clearly and concisely.
•language conventions — consistently employs conventional english spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and paragraph construction.
•strategic thinking — identifies and defines the “big-picture” strategy and goal, particularly when the goal is to introduce a change of significance. identifies the current paradigm and describes the paradigm shift required for the change. uses systems thinking to identify the relationship of relevant parts to the whole to solve a particular problem.
suggested readings

lippman, r. (2012). tech jobs trends: signaling a period of sustainable innovation? the motley fool. [web]

murthy, s. (2004). the impact of global it outsourcing on it providers. communications of ais, 2004(14), 543-557. [jones e-global library®]

wright, b. (2009). employment trends and training in information technology. occupational outlook quarterly, 53(1), 34-41. [jones e-global library
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