Outsourcing America

Outsourcing America

What's Behind Our National Crisis and How We Can Reclaim American Jobs

eBook - 2005
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Reveals just how much outsourcing is taking place, what its impact is and will be, and what can be done about the loss of jobs. One of the hottest topics in the news, outsourcing is extending well beyond the manufacturing sector to include white collar professionals.
Publisher: Saranac Lake : AMACOM, 2005
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780814428818
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Additional Contributors: Hira, Anil
Dobbs, Lou
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Jan 18, 2013

[Along with this book, read Sold Out by Michelle Malkin and John Miono.]
Ron Hira tells it like it is, unlike some purposeful writers of misdirection and disinformation (like Barry Lynn in his book -- "Cornered" -- where he claims, falsely, that GE CEO, Jack Welch, waited untl "the late 1990s" before offshoring jobs --- when Welch was the leader of the pack in offshoring R&D, scientist, engineering, programmer, etc., type jobs dating back to at least the mid 1980s, probably early 1980s). In a BLS report published late in 2009, they detailed how effectively there was zero job creation in the private sector between July 1999 to July 2009 (although they certainly created many jobs offshore, as they also offshored many jobs as well. The public sector did create an estimated 1.3 million jobs, but those have been quickly shed the last several years). The year 1999 was an important one, as that is the year America became A NET IMPORTER of tech services --- hence the misnomer of a "service sector" nation is highly incorrect...


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