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OUTSOURCE INSOURCE FINAL BUSINESS ANALYSIS PAPER ON GENERAL MOTORS (GM)

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Outsource Insource Final Paper Patricia J Helligar Capella University

ISTM 5010 Dr Mike 03/15/2013

OUTSOURCE INSOURCE FINAL BUSINESS ANALYSIS PAPER ON GENERAL MOTORS (GM) Table of Contents

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Part 1 – General Motors - The firm I will analyze for my final project and the major topic that will be addressed .................................................................................................... 3 References ................................................................................................................................ 4 Part 2 - Identify the specific business unit and service component in final project analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 4 Conclusion ................................................................................................................................. 5 References ................................................................................................................................ 6 Business Analysis Section of General Motors ......................................................................... 6 Abstract ...................................................................................................................................... 6 Introduction................................................................................................................................ 6 Explain strategic rationale for outsourcing ........................................................................... 7 Evaluate IT leader role in service component outsourcing and subsequent insourcing9 Analyze the ways in which IT leaders can increase communication effectiveness between senior executives ..................................................................................................... 9 Evaluate change management response of business and technology leaders within organization ............................................................................................................................. 11 Conclusion ............................................................................................................................... 12 References .............................................................................................................................. 13

OUTSOURCE INSOURCE FINAL BUSINESS ANALYSIS PAPER ON GENERAL MOTORS (GM)

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Part 1 – General Motors - The firm I will analyze for my final project and the major topic that will be addressed

Abstract Saving money and maximizing the moment is so important to CEOs as well as CIOs of all companies. The question is to have enough resources in house to handle the demand of our product. In making these types of decisions, most companies often don’t take the risk to do it in house but outsource their work. The decisions among the stakeholders in the company attribute their outsourcing to lack of manpower, level of demand of their product and not enough finances to pay a full-time staff. In this project topic that I have selected which is General Motors (GM), I will analyze why 90% of their IT department (data centers, writing applications) that was outsourced is now being insourced again.

Introduction General Motors did outsource its IT service for a period of time and recently have in source again. This is what it is all about correct? Evaluating, transforming and implementing new ways of doing things to benefit your customers and of course to be a success in business. In this paper we will identify the business topic of choice for my class project and outline the business and major topic to be addressed in the final project. With my final project topic selection, I will be discussing General Motors transition from outsourcing its IT component “The Data Center” to now a recent...
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