Executive Briefings

Global Sourcing: A Return to the West?

Many companies rushed to Asia in the search for cheap manufacturing labor. Now, with a surge in energy costs and the additional risk posed by longer supply lines, they are rethinking that decision, says Gary LaPoint, assistant professor in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. [Run Time (Min:) 11:57]

Many companies rushed to Asia in the search for cheap manufacturing labor. Now, with a surge in energy costs and the additional risk posed by longer supply lines, they are rethinking that decision, says Gary LaPoint, assistant professor in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. [Run Time (Min:) 11:57]