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Outsourcing Dilemma: The Search for Competitiveness, The by J. Brian Heywood

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Business satellites

At this point I would like to introduce the concept of ’business satellites’. I believe that the concept could be applied to organizations of almost any size and any description.

The business satellite concept will not be necessary for an organization that:

  • can honestly claim that its non-core functions are competitive now and will remain so in the future;

  • despite past changes which might have involved the releasing of middle management, they can justifiably claim that there is sufficient growth potential in its non-core functions to attract the best qualified staff;

  • can guarantee that the next technology project will be implemented in a competitive timeframe, at a competitive cost, will meet the targets set for it and will ...

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