Outsourcing white collar exodus
Blue-collar jobs have been leaving america for decades now, thousands of higher paying positions are also moving abroad this program examines the pros and cons of white-collar outsourcing, highlighting emotional and ideological divisions on the topic. Especially for those countries loaded with college grads who speak western languages, outsourced white-collar work will likely contribute to economic development even more than new factories making sneakers or mobile phones by 2008 in india, it work and other service exports will generate $57 billion in revenues, employ 4 million. Already, some 14 million white-collar jobs involve work that can be shipped electronically and thus in theory could be moved offshore, according to a study by economists ashok d bardhan and cynthia a kroll at the university of california at berkeley's haas school of business. “the days when blue-collar work could be passed on down the family line those days are over,” said one professor of labor relations at clark university in massachusetts (ibid) dave kassel of the outsourcing firm international smart sourcing says soberly, “there’s no point looking in the rear-view mirror.
Get this from a library outsourcing : white collar exodus [kent brainerd films for the humanities & sciences (firm)] -- this program examines the pros and cons of white-collar outsourcing, highlighting emotional and ideological divisions on the topic it also studies real-life examples of out-sourcing in action an. It documents the racially disparate effects of the shift of blue-collar jobs offshore, which began in the 1960s and continues to the present, and estimates the size of the african american population that is at risk of future job loss due to the offshore movement of white-collar jobs—a post-1990 phenomenon the article concludes with a set of. Description blue-collar jobs have been leaving america for decades now, thousands of higher-paying positions are also moving abroad this program examines the pros and cons of white-collar outsourcing, highlighting emotional and ideological divisions on.
On october 20, the house of representatives' small-business committee held a hearing on the exodus of white-collar jobs at what point will we send so many jobs overseas that we won't have any jobs here to buy the products, regardless of where they're made asked the committee's chairman, donald manzullo of illinois. Estimates of north carolina white-collar job losses to offshore outsourcing are not readily available but what we do know is that an estimated two-thirds of the largest companies headquartered in north carolina (17 of 27) have engaged in offshore outsourcing of white-collar jobs -- mainly information technology work -- in recent. Blue collar workers and low salaried white collar jobs have been moved out now they're up to the jobs of technically educated white collar workers they aren't showing any signs of stopping now they're up to the jobs of technically educated white collar workers they aren't showing any signs of stopping. The news last week that ibm might outsource some us white-collar jobs overseas has thrown fuel on a smoldering fire. Schultz eic edits 11/14/2006 6:31 pm 231 to offshore or not to offshore: which nations will win a disproportionate share of the economic value generated from the globalization of white-collar.
White-collar jobs moving abroad a spate of new studies points to an exodus of skilled labor, from high-tech to financial services by stacy a teicher writer of the christian science monitor read preview. Highlights of the past week • asean balancing act • indonesia hikes rates in bid to halt slide in rupiah • thai junta’s slow investment spending could drag on growth • philippines’ iconic jeepney vehicles are going electric • reported white-collar. 10 it workplace predictions for 2016 2016 is the year of talent -- how to find it, retain it, engage it and motivate it are at the top of organizations' to-do-lists. Only one, harley-davidson, brought some back – and those were 100 or so white-collar, not industrial, jobs some of the workers who lost the outsourced jobs have found new ones in the area, strausbaugh says but they’re at walmart or making utz potato chips, both low-paying firms. While it may have aroused the ire of amicus, the uk union for white collar workers, the strategy has not yet run into any serious problems or caused an exodus of customers simon machell, director of customer service, says the group began researching possibilities for offshoring call centres in 2002 and quickly decided not to open a new.
I can absorb only so much bad news in statistical form before it becomes just a stream of numerical white noise and what’s happening on the job in it these days mirrors the situation in so many other sectors of the economy — blue collar and white collar alike — that disgruntlement feels like the status quo everywhere more than half (51. Offshoring has affected blue-collar workers in america's factories for years but the issue has been magnified in a presidential election year with an exodus of white-collar service jobs, particularly in call centers and technical support. The job exodus the obvious result of the transfer of service jobs to the developing world is the elimination of millions of service jobs in the west unlike the gradual deindustrialisation of the 1960s – 1980s, this â€˜deservification' is occurring extremely rapidly forrester research estimates that american employers will transfer about 33 million white-collar.
My view: should everyone go to college but this wisdom is being challenged as tuition skyrockets, as certain white-collar occupations have become prey to computerization and outsourcing, and as the great recession has made so many kinds of employment vulnerable we all know the stories of young people who are. State rep steve gallardo, d-phoenix, also worries the type of job losses that have hit former manufacturing hubs such as ohio and michigan could migrate to arizona and other western states if more white-collar outsourcing occurs.
Globalization of it services and white collar jobs: the next wave of the it industry will lead the initial overseas exodus choose to compete: how innovation, investment and productivity can grow us jobs and ensure american. Southern outsourcing began more than a decade ago with the exodus of blue-collar textile and apparel workers the trend has accelerated, with nearly 300,000 of these jobs vanishing just since january 2001, according to executives who gathered recently to warn the bush administration against taking their votes for granted. For more than a decade, concern about us job loss has dominated the us debate about globalization--either through the reduction of blue-collar manufacturing jobs (which has been occurring for more than 30 years for many reasons) or the threatened exodus of white collar jobs (though the numbers are small for now.