As you know, several factors go into choosing a place to move jobs overseas. You need to think about financial considerations, for one, but you should also consider sociopolitical issues and personal safety as among the factors that could potentially interrupt the functions that you need performed. A recent report, "Image Matters: The Latin American Perception Shift," is based on a survey conducted by Nearshore Americas during the month of February 2011. The survey was completed by 266 outsourcing decision-makers and influencers located in North, Central and Latin America, including the Caribbean. All survey responses were divided into four main categories: outsourcing buyer/end user; service provider (IT, BPO and contact center); industry analyst/consultant; and country/city investment promotion agency. Here's what the respondents had to say about six major Latin American nations:
Even though drug war violence in Mexico is concentrated in the North, these events have biased outsourcing buyers against the country as a whole, according to the Nearshore Americas report.
This article was originally published on 06-17-2011