Bridging the Strategy-to-Execution Gap

Original article published on Outsource Magazine

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Outsourcing decisions often come down to a relatively simple cost-driven Return on Investment (ROI) calculation: how much will the cost change in each scenario and how quickly can that investment be recovered? 

On the surface, this purely economic approach seems appropriate enough. After all, economics are certainly important. But over-reliance on purely financial-driven outsourcing decisions is one of the biggest causes of the “strategy-to-execution gap,” namely the distance between a company’s business strategies and its ability to execute on them. 

To fully understand this, it’s imperative to discern what is frequently overlooked by the ROI calculation most companies make... 

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