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International IT Outsourcing : A Comparison of Malaysia and the Philippines

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dianne H.B. Welsh, Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Outsourcing of labor, especially in area of Information Technology (IT) sector, has expanded in recent years. This article defines the meaning of outsourcing, and explores the opportunities and challenges to outsourcing in two locations - Malaysia and the Philippines. Both countries are located in Southeast Asia, and are competitors to India's present dominance in the outsourcing arena. This article offers a historical, business, and cultural overview of these two locations and proposes strategic approaches for corporate executives and international entrepreneurs.

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Publication
International Entrepreneurship & Management Journal, 2(1), 111-123
Language: English
Date: 2006
Keywords
Outsourcing, Information Technology, Malaysia, Philippines