Outsourcing: Pros And Cons

Outsourcing – a relatively new type of service in the Russian market. The concept of outsourcing in our legislation is absent. The term "outsourcing" comes from the English outsourcing, and literally translates as "the use of external resources ". Outsourcing services are used to manage non-core assets that are not profitable, but are vital for the normal operation of any company, such as – Accounting and , legal, human resources, marketing services and IT-technology. If large companies outsourcing – often follow the modern fashion business process management, for small and medium-sized businesses trying to swim and do not drowning "in the new economy", the translation of some "indirect" business functions can be not only a necessity, but sometimes the way to "save" their financial situation and used as a good way reduce costs.

Use of outsourcing services, provides the enterprise cost savings on administrative expenses, office (equipment jobs) and pay taxes on wages of employees. Besides the opportunity to reduce costs, outsourcing, certainly has some advantages that can be used for development and normal functioning of the enterprise. Not all companies can afford to have his staff both qualified accountants, lawyers, personnel officer, IT-specialist, marketer, etc., while the business development of services essential. At the same time, even in the presence of such specialists, the specificity such enterprises do not always allow such professionals opespechit amount of work and a full load. Particular, this simply is not necessary to the work of specialists need assistance conditional on a smaller scale than the "full day from 9:00 am to 18:00 pm with a lunch break from 13:00 to 14:00 hours.


Undoubtedly, the entrepreneur himself is free to choose when he work, and when – no. But as the level of protection is much lower than that of any mercenary, he often chooses to work. That is, neither of which personal freedom can be no question, there remains only the freedom of choice, but as you know, and it is rather conventional. Pitfall 2. The business – a financial svobodNezavisimo on whether you start a business from scratch or with the initial investment, you will have no financial freedom. The first time you'll be desperate to fight for survival and well, if after six months leave to return. Further, if your goal – to create an asset that runs without you, all the free money you will invest in the development of the company. Along with the growth of your business will grow and the level of your financial and personal responsibility. You will have a headache not only about how to survive himself, but also how to pay of the office, advertising, taxes and feed the people. Guess who will be in your company get paid the least? While your business is getting off its knees – it's inevitable you will. And what will seem unfair that some of your employees will receive a salary greater than yours. You certainly there a feeling that you did not create a business that carries that same financial freedom, and organize your workspace and besides is not the best conditions. To change this, you many need to revisit. You will have to get rid of the thinking of salaried employees and reorganize itself into a knowledge manager who can lead and delegate. And here you will not help your professionalism, you will need to light the people, inspire them and lead. And therein lies another pitfall. Trap 3. Their job – it is an opportunity people are confident that let in independent swimming, they will have desired freedom, which will allow them to fully disclose in professional terms. There will not be hated by those regulations and unbearably stupid bosses. That's right, there will be no bosses, because they become you. Head, but not a specialist – that's what trick. No matter how good an expert you are, opening their own business, you can not fully deal with the fact that so good at. Organizational issues, communicating with people and management will take into best 70% of your time. In business, you can fully open up as a manager, and his expertise you will pass on to their staff, teaching, directing and motivating them. And to bring his vision to the people You'll have to learn how to effectively communicate with them. And if you're willing to devote to work with people most of his time, then you will definitely live a talented leader. Otherwise, there is a risk of becoming a valuable specialist in a mediocre leader. And the choice is yours.