publication . Research . 2016

Australian SME micro-offshoring opportunities in the Philippines: An expanding niche market?

Ross, Peter K.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Quezon City: Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS)
Abstract
This paper examines how Filipino-based business process outsourcing centers have been developing services, including offshore "staff leasing" and "co-managed services" arrangements, that are helping to overcome traditional small and medium enterprise (SME) resource constraints. These "micro-offshoring" models greatly reduce transaction costs for Australian SMEs seeking to outsource/offshore former in-house work and appear to be supporting a rapid increase in the number of Australian-based SMEs offshoring professional services to the Philippines. Micro-offshoring further provides job opportunities for Filipino tertiary graduates and entrepreneurial opportunities ...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSIONComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTINGComputingMilieux_MANAGEMENTOFCOMPUTINGANDINFORMATIONSYSTEMS
free text keywords: Philippines, micro-offshoring, outsourcing, BPO, Australian SMEs, staff leasing, co-managed services, ddc:330
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