Project Management

Trends In Dealing With Employee Resistance To Outsourcing

Date Added: Oct 2009
Format: HTML

Time changes most things, but one thing that doesn't change is people's actions based on their fear of the unknown. That fear arises among employees when companies announce they are planning to implement an outsourcing arrangement. Jobs are often in jeopardy. And even in cases where people have been told their jobs are not going away, they often think: "This is just the first step; more outsourcing will occur later. Will my job be outsourced the next time?" At the very least, there is anxiety, if not fear.