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    Wednesday
    Dec122012

    Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week 12/10: Competition

    CLICK TO ENLARGEThe classic champion/challenger model is antithetical to a true partnership relationship yet prevalent nevertheless. The model employes the "beat-em-up" approach to productivity which is an old school approach to vendor as well as employee management. The competitive atmosphere isn't universally effective outside of sports.

    Tuesday
    Dec042012

    Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week 12/4: Balance

    CLICK TO ENLARGENo deep message here, just a bit of silliness for the week. Sometimes the best of intentions CAN tend to backfire though.

    Tuesday
    Nov272012

    Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week 11/27: Benchmarking

    CLICK TO ENLARGEA lot of what people seek by outsourcing is the application of a discipline and accountability that could be applied themselves. Failure to realize that most organizations could drive out 15-20% without disrupting existing lines of business is what keeps outsourcers in busiiness.

    Wednesday
    Nov212012

    Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week 11/19: October

    CLICK TO ENLARGEHow easily those firm conditions seem to disappear in the heat of pursuit. Been there, endured that -- gotta laugh.

    Monday
    Nov122012

    Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week 11/12/12: Time Compression

    CLICK TO ENLARGEJust because you can bake a cake in half an hour at 300 degrees, doesn't mean you can bake the same cake in 10 minutes at 900 degrees. There are lead times for many elements of a transition that just can't be rushed.