- Bosses seek to hire ‘critical thinkers,’ but what does that mean they want? wsj.com/articles/bosse…. Thank you @hampshirecolg ! 2 years ago
- RT @MichelFeaster: A CEO’s job is to provide context. Shared my philosophy about building teams & culture w/ @nytcorneroffice https://t.co/… 2 years ago
- .@rodrikdani nails it again The G20’s Misguided Globalism livemint.com/Opinion/bYGlTw… Note "global commons," intra-country inequality. 2 years ago
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Tag Archives: outsourcing
Back in September, Boston media gave extensive coverage to the decision of Boston area Hyatts to layoff their housecleaning employees and engage an outside cleaning service. You might think this would be Hyatt’s internal business, but in this area at … Continue reading
It’s been an “interesting” time in Cambridge, Massachusetts (where I live) in the past week. Every day the front story above the fold of the Boston Globe has been about one aspect or another of the controversy around the arrest … Continue reading
A recent article in the Wall St. Journal consolidated reporting on a number of recent changes in so-called captive centers (IT or back-office services operations in India owned by non-Indian, usually US or UK, businesses). While the leading sentence talks … Continue reading
I spent the weekend glued to my laptop screen, repeatedly checking for updates on Lehman’s situation, as well as Merrill and AIG. Like a rubbernecker watching a highway accident, I couldn’t stay away, emotions surging through me as disaster unfolded … Continue reading
The past few weeks have brought a couple of notes about outsourcing IT services to China, with rather different perspectives. McKinsey’s recent research note notes some key challenges: lack of employees with strong English skills and international project management capabilities, … Continue reading
I’ve been a fan of Sandeep Sood’s wickedly funny comic “Doubtsourcing” for some years now. (He seems to be taking a breather right now, writing about big B’s campaign, but that’s another story…) Yesterday his newsletter pointed me to an … Continue reading
Yesterday I attended the Boston TiE organization’s panel discussion on this subject. I was impressed (again): The moderator, Sandeep Kaujalgi, did a nice job of soliciting and comparing the views of the panelists; the panelists spoke from their real-life experience … Continue reading