Enter “outsourcing” in an Internet search engine and browse different websites. Who

appears to be interested in outsourcing?

 What are the advantages of outsourcing? What

are the disadvantages?

 Does outsourcing mean the same thing to different people?

What are future trends in outsourcing?



. Break into four groups and review the instructions for a “Get the most you can”

exercise provided by your teacher. Complete the exercise. What was your initial

strategy? Did it change? If so, why? What does this exercise tell you about our ability

to collaborate with each other?



 Review the network of stakeholders on p. 358 (Figure 10.1). Choose five different

stakeholders and provide examples of why a project manager would need to negotiate

with that stakeholder.