Business Case Studies,Corporate Governance & Business Ethics Case Study, Flour Corp's Business Ethics Practices: Creating Six Sigma Standards in Staying Corruption-Free

Help
Tell A Friend
 

India vs Argentina as Global Outsourcing Destinations



IBS CDC IBS CDC IBS CDC IBS CDC RSS Feed

Code :ITF0014

Year :
2004

Industry : Information Technology and IT Enabled Services

Region : :India Argentina

Teaching Note:Not Available

Structured Assignment : Not Available

Buy This Case Study
OR
       

<< Previous

Introduction: During 2003-2004,Argentina emerged as a challenger to Indian IT firms in the outsourcing market, and Buenos Aires began to compete with Bangalore for the ‘most preferred outsourcing destination’ tag. One major reason was the collapse ofArgentina’s currency in January 2002 (Exhibit I), which resulted in a steep decline in the real time software programming wages. By 2003, on an average, software programming wages in Argentina had declined to about $11 an hour, 15%8 lower than those in India. In 2003, Argentina’s IT outsourcing business was one of the fastest growing industries in LatinAmerica with revenues of $132million9with an expected annual growth rate of 28%10 Argentina’s attractiveness as an outsourcing destination was reinforced when Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s largest software exporter, formed a joint venture with Datco, an IT firm-based at BuenosAires, to serve global clients from2004. However, India’s IT industry was more mature thanArgentina’s, having witnessed tremendous growth since the early 1990s and reaching revenues of $12.5 billion11 in 2003-2004....

For Case Books Click Here >>

For Case eBooks Click Here >>

Case Excerpts >>




Contact us: IBS Case Development Centre (IBSCDC), IFHE Campus, Donthanapally, Sankarapally Road, Hyderabad-501 504, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.
Mob: +91- 9640901313, Phone: +91 - 08417 - 236672, Fax : + 91 - 08417 - 236674
E-mail: casehelpdesk@ibsindia.org

©2003-2013 IBS Case Development Centre. All rights reserved. | Careers | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclosure | Site Map xml sitemap