The Services Shift
Seizing the Ultimate Offshore Opportunity
About the Summary
By now, most business people, pundits, and politicians in the United States and other developed nations have come to grips with the phenomenon of manufacturing jobs moving offshore: The process is variously referred to as “outsourcing” or “offshoring. ” But a far bigger wave of change is approaching the shores of those same developed nations: the globalization of services. Where are the jobs going? Which companies benefit –– or could benefit? How exactly does services offshoring work? How do you “get in the game”? Who makes a good partner? And what are the policy implications? The Services Shift answers all these questions, and more, offering powerful insights for managers, public policymakers, and citizens alike.