Posts Tagged ‘trends’

There is a growing trend of “absention” from certain products, according to latest edition of Business Week (May 28, 2007, The Year of Living Abstemiously). This is mainly due to a raise in environmental awareness, “unease about globalization and sustainability”. Such a trend may have serious effects on products made of “unhealthy” ingredients.. and there […]

There is quite a delimitation between offshoring and outsourcing. I found a very good explanation in Chapter 2, from The Only Sustainable Edge by John Hagel and John S Brown. “An offshore operation can be wholly owned by the parent company or it can be outsourced to a specialized service provider. Conversely, firms can outsource […]