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February 3, 2006

New Research Center: CORE

The Rotman School at the University of Toronto has started a new research center called CORE, which stands for Center for Outsourcing Research & Education. CORE states as its mission:

The mission of the Centre for Outsourcing Research and Education (CORE) is to further the understanding and effective application of outsourcing.

CORE’s vision is to become the definitive source of education and information about outsourcing. Executive Education, Research, Benchmarking, Conferences, and Directory — One Reliable Source of Education and Information

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They have many sponsors and members, including Cisco Systems, PWC, and Hydro One.

CORE just released a summary of initial research, consisting of two case studies related to the issues of outsourcing.

Click here for the summary.

This is very interesting in light of Del Monte announcing today that they will cease their pineapple growing operations in Hawaii as they say they can do it cheaper elsewhere.

Posted by Becky at February 3, 2006 12:28 PM Posted to Business School News | International