Pressures to provide improved products at lower costs are an important factor prompting offshore outsourcing. Explain

MGT492: Strategic Mgmt for the Mult Enterprise Capstone

Each question should be at least 250 words in length for each question. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.

 

Due, August 3, 2015

 

1. The conventional wisdom of monolithic expansion, ownership of all strategic resources, and carefully controlled market entry appears outdated.  However, it may not be advantageous to outsource every product or service produced in a country.  Detail and elaborate on the criteria or factors an organization should consider prior to outsourcing aspects of the product or service they produce.

2. Pressures to provide improved products at lower costs are an important factor prompting offshore outsourcing.  Explain the concept of “globally right source” and detail how a firm can “globally right source” their value-adding activities to maximize their global competitive position.