Why is outsourcing a disadvantage in America?

need a few reasons please

Asked By: gamersiker - 3/17/2010
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If this question is for an assignment in school, you might want to see if you can find a copy of a book that came out during Reagan/Bush years (1980s), written by Bartlett and Steele (1990), that has been available on, entitled "America, What Went Wrong?" I sent a copy to Bill Clinton during his first... More
Answered By: Armchair Goddess #1 - 3/17/2010
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Loss of jobs to other countries. If we don't buy from each other here in the states then we buy from overseas and they keep our money.
Answered By: onegizmo - 3/17/2010
Outsourcing, by definition takes, jobs away from Americans contributing to unemployment. On the other hand, if those jobs WERE in the US, then it would cost the company more money and therefore their goods would be more expensive meaning that everyone else would be affected by higher prices... More
Answered By: Jared - 3/17/2010
Its not for large company owners an ceo's , hence unemployment is as high as 13 % in some states don't you thinkl we might be able to use the out sourced work you ask about?
Answered By: Dice - 3/17/2010
There are a number of situations which are taking large amounts of money out of America with far less money coming into America. "Free Trade" and "outsourcing" allows businesses to take advantage of cheap labor in other countries while making huge profits in the American marketplace. The result has been a negative... More
Answered By: Lag Indicator - 3/17/2010
We continue to import everything and put them in Walmart, soon we will be exporting nothing. We become a service people; working at Walmart, buying your food at Walmart, buying your clothes at Walmart, do your banking at Walmart, see your doctors at Walmart and I don't know what the future Walmart will have. They fire... More
Answered By: Coop 366 - 3/17/2010
Imagine yourself sitting in your nice easy chair in you house in America. You pick up your phone to call your best friend and NOTHING works right. You already paid your bill... More
Answered By: michael_lovin - 3/17/2010
americans want good jobs.republikans represent those who want greater profits thru cheaper labor. cutting labor cost is easier then striving to compete in the market place with better products or services.
Answered By: daryl leckt - 3/17/2010
This one always puzzles me. It takes away jobs from American workers, but is good for American business -- their bottom line and profits. So, I'm kind of neutral on this issue.
Answered By: Mari - 3/17/2010
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