outsourcing

Definition

Work done for a company by people other than the company's full-time employees.

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The company made excellent use of outsourcing, since they could pay the alternate employees much less than their normal employees.

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One way a lot of American companies are saving millions of dollars is by outsourcing a lot of the work to cheaper companies in Asia.

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We decided to consider outsourcing the project as the work could be done from any home computer so we presented this idea during the meeting.

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