The Pros And Cons Of Outsourcing America

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Americans today have much concern about the concept of outsourcing. Ron Hira and Anil Hira in there book Outsourcing America, pose the question “Who is right and why is there difference in opinion whether this is good for America?” Critics continue to argue that outsourcing has a negative impact on American jobs, the economy, national security and pose that should this be allowed to continue, a prosperous future for all Americans is dim. However, it is also profitable for all to view their complaints as objectively as possible because they would never mention the vast benefits that come with outsourcing, especially here in America. Yes, the subject does bring a lot of insecurity and confrontation, but there are those who see it differently. While outsourcing has negative and positive implications, in the long run the future for American will lean towards the positive side of the scale. Cost reduction, increase…show more content…
Outsourcing brings proven benefits in the form of economic leveraging, increase in the quality of products and it provides a number of opportunities to less developed countries. For example in recent times, Americans are overwhelmingly supporting the major retail stores like Wal-Mart, Target and K-Mart. The reason behind this consumer loyalty is that it has become much easier to shop at these locations rather than the local mom and pop stores located on the corner of most neighborhoods. The benefit is that you can purchase everything on your shopping list from one location, saving you time, money and gasoline. In a highly competitive business world, on a firm’s priority list is the subject of increasing profit and reducing cost. One might than pose the question, has this put them out of business (mom and pop store)? The answer is absolutely not, but rather, they too benefit from cheaper prices as they continue to buy in bulk and continue to operate as the name suggest, convenient
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