Monday, November 19, 2012
Should Manufacturing Jobs Be 'Re-shored' to the U.S.?
At a time when the word "outsourcing" has become synonymous with "unpatriotic" for many American voters, General Electric, Dow Chemical and other companies are opting to bring back a portion of their product manufacturing -- along with a sizeable number of jobs -- to the U.S. Why are these firms placing a huge bet on what some analysts are now calling "re-shoring"? How many manufacturers are likely to follow in their footsteps? And what factors should global managers take into consideration when they decide whether or not to make such a move?
Posted by Joao Moraes at 11:47 PM