The Offshoring Research Network

The Offshoring Research Network

Welcome to the Offshoring Research Network!

The Offshoring Research Network (ORN) is a widely recognized international community of companies and researchers studying and developing knowledge on the sourcing and globalization of business functions and services. It was initiated in 2004 and has been managed by the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. The ORN has research partners in the UK, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Italy and Australia.

The ORN team conducts annual client and service provider surveys, custom research and case studies, addressing all organizations engaged in or considering offshoring and outsourcing. It covers all major industries and services, such as IT, Software Development, Marketing & Sales, Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, HR, Legal Services, Analytical & Knowledge Services, Engineering, R&D, and Product Design. See for more details here:

We are looking forward to having you in our new XING group if you are interested in outsourcing, offshoring and the globalization of business functions and services. We will inform you about upcoming surveys, recent studies and other events, and discuss major issues related to offshoring and outsourcing, including the choice of locations and delivery models, challenges of implementing offshore projects, and future trends. Come and join us!

The ORN Group Moderators
Jeff Russell (ORN Director of Research Operations)
Stephan Manning (ORN Senior Research Associate)
Danielle Beckerman (ORN Research Assistant)

About the XING business network

Welcome to the The Offshoring Research Network on XING, the business network for professionals. The Offshoring Research Network is one of thousands of groups on XING, where millions of members from over 200 countries around the world can share expertise and make contact. Join The Offshoring Research Network and discuss interesting topics with experts and similarly minded professionals.

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  • Group exists since: 20 Oct 2008
  • Members in this group:1,994
  • Posts in this group:616
  • Languages:English