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Outsourcing Ethics What are the Outsourcing Ethics financial benefits to the organization and, ultimately, to the customer regarding the benefits of outsourcing in private industry? Does outsourcing improve responsiveness, quality, flexibility, and even provide a better focus on core business functions? For managers in private industry considering the benefits of in-house vs. outsourcing, the answers to these questions weigh heavily when making a decision on whether to outsource and that too with highest Outsourcing Ethics. Within government, the guidebook to federal outsourcing is Office of Management and Budget (OMB) ...read more.


However, these considerations are also somewhat cold and lack a humanistic element, especially for those employees who are being outsourced. The plight of the people being laid off are cause to wonder whether other considerations of Outsourcing Ethics, traditionally omitted from the balance sheet, should be examined -considerations such as Outsourcing Ethics. Those who have studied Outsourcing Ethics seriously, or have even audited a single college course on Outsourcing Ethics know that on that particular subject, no end is in sight, and rarely is there an easy answer. ...read more.


The works of Niccol� Machiavelli are read today more out of curiosity than for any sort of ethical or moral guidance, even when we are talking about Outsourcing Ethics. That is probably a good thing, since Machiavelli believed: The ends justify the means. Today, the U.S. culture generally accepts: The ends do not justify the means. Further, we have a Bill of Rights and a healthy legal system designed to support that philosophy of Outsourcing Ethics. These Outsourcing Ethics can be seen diminishing day by day. However, there do seem to be a few exceptions in our culture, especially in corporate America and increasingly in government, where cost as an end is used to justify many decisions. ...read more.

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