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Cliff
All the above mentioned benefits made me think: OK, but what are the limitations and disadvantages of outsourcing? I can think of these: 1. Less management control over the outsourced activities 2. Increased overhead costs (for the activities which are not being outsourced). 3. Potential security or confidentiality issues. 4. Complexity, resulting in a slower reaction to changing circumstances. 5. Potential quality issues, resulting in irritated clients, lower sales. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Bas
 

Outsourcing is just a myth...

Disadvantages...?
The efficiency gains which are supposed to be achieved by externalizing activities are mostly unproven, unless maybe in reports with questionable independency. Outsourcing is merely a rationalized myth and many companies experiment with it or do some limited outsourcing because it is a fashionable concept in the boardrooms.

  CROOS
 

Disadvantages of Outsourcing

Reduced sales, Loss of control, Slow responce time (...)

  SH Ong
 

Outsourcing Disadvantages

Some additional comments from my personal experien (...)

  Vivek Singh
 

Outsourcing Disadvantage

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  nickdu
 

Outsourcing's disadvantage

In some developing countries, most 3rd party compa (...)

  Steve Balogun
 

Disadvantages of Outsourcing

Agreed that outsourcing has many advantages, but t (...)

  Tim
 

Disadvantages?

I will preface this by saying that I work for an I (...)

  H. Zoomers
 

Still more Disadvantages / Risks of Outsourcing

- Loss of Core Competence (if associated with the (...)

  Maarten de Groot
 

Reasons for Backsourcing of Information Systems

Here is my contribution on disadvantages of outsou (...)

  Ad Mertens
General Manager, Netherlands
 

Outsourcing Disadvantage

A disadvantage of outsourcing is in the issues th (...)

  Siphelo Colbert Nqeketho
Strategy Consultant, South Africa
 

Outsourcing: Disadvantage ....?

Main disadvantages: competitor threat and loss of (...)

  JOE PLANGE
HR PRACTITIONER, Ghana
 

Disadvantages of Outsourcing

It's good to give all the lectures and theories ab (...)

  de Ruiter
Project Manager, Netherlands
 

Disadvantages or Risks

In line with Tim, several of the disadvantages men (...)

 

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