Outsourcing: An Ethical Analysis of an International Trade Issue

11 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2005

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Abstract

Outsourcing is an efficient way to reduce a company's costs and is often necessary to remain competitive. However, the practice has had its critics. This paper summarizes the outsourcing debate that has been going on in the United States and identifies and discusses some ethical issues that relate to the practice.

Keywords: Outsourcing, ethics, international trade, protectionism, contracting out

JEL Classification: M55, L33, D6, D63, E24, F1, J24, J31

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W., Outsourcing: An Ethical Analysis of an International Trade Issue. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=648764 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.648764

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Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting ( email )

Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

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