The headline angle that Park follows most strongly is the complaint that the system operates in an almost unpatriotic way. Foreign multi-nationals benefit at the expense of smaller indigenous firms;
"squeezing out many American companies, including smaller start-ups" (Park, 2015)However we can also infer that outsourcing's inherent contradiction is also evident, that distance really matters.
|Source: New York Times article (link)|
Why else would multi-national outsourcing firms seek to locate so many of their employees close to their client organisations? The 16,573 visas awarded to 7 outsourcing firms based in India reflect significant organisational operations in their own right.