What is your Company’s Outsourcing IQ?

Are you (or your company) an Expert at Outsourcing? Just a beginner? Outsourcing is not “rocket science”…but most companies “Screw it Up” Find out if have what it takes to succeed by taking our short quiz.

1. Do you know WHY you are outsourcing?
Yes         No         Not Sure

2. Does your company use Global suppliers? (defined as more than 1 country other than where your own corporate headquarters is located)
Yes         No         Not Sure

3. Does your company use suppliers in China (Yes, No, Not sure)
Yes         No         Not Sure

4. When using Global Suppliers, do you use “local people” to manage your supplier?
Yes         No         Not Sure

5. Do you have a formal (written) Outsourcing Strategy Plan?
Yes         No         Not Sure

6. Do you understand how Outsourcing “changes” the way you do business?
Yes         No         Not Sure

7. Do you understand your total costs of outsourcing?
Yes         No         Not Sure

8. Are you aware of all the hidden costs of outsourcing?
Yes         No         Not Sure

9. Do you save money when outsourcing? Are you sure?
Yes         No         Not Sure

10. Have you (or your company) ever practiced “Stupid Outsourcing?”
Yes         No         Not Sure