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Some companies have created controversy over the decision to outsource major activities to companies based in other countries. The decision to outsource should begin with an analysis of the relevant costs.

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o What is your opinion of outsourcing?

o Should outsourcing be exclusively a cost decision, or should the human aspect be factored into the decision?

· Embed course material concepts, principles, and theories, which require supporting citations, along with at least one scholarly peer-reviewed reference to support your answer unless the assignment calls for more. Keep in mind that these scholarly references can be found in the Saudi Electronic Library by conducting an advanced search specific to scholarly references.

· You need to reply to at least two peer discussion question post answers to this weekly discussion question. These post replies need to be substantial and constructive in nature. They should add to the content of the post and evaluate/analyze that post’s answer. Normal course dialogue doesn’t fulfill these two peer replies but is expected throughout the course. Answering all course questions is also required.

· Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.

Required Review Chapter 9 in Managerial Accounting Letica, M. (2016). The effect of outsourcing activities selection on the benefits of outsourcing. Management: Journal of Contemporary Management Issues, 21(2), 77-97.

Recommended Al-Qady, M., & El-Helbawy, S. (2016). Integrating target costing and resource consumption accounting. Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research, 14(1), 39-54. Nagdev, K. J., & Agrawal, A. R. (2014). Key factors a pharmaceutical company should consider while outsourcing medical writing services. Medical Writing, 23(3), 223-227. doi:10.1179/2047480614Z.000000000235

For Your Success

This module expands on information from Module 10. Here, we will take a deeper look at incremental analysis and how it applies to sales. You will apply the information to different situations and watch videos that explain these concepts.

In this course, the Discussion Boards are an excellent way to share your observations and learn from the history and experience of others. This week’s discussion question asks you to consider that some companies have created controversy over the decision to outsource major activities to companies based in other countries. The decision to outsource should begin with an analysis of the relevant costs. What is your opinion of outsourcing? Should outsourcing be exclusively a cost decision, or should the human aspect be factored into the decision? Embed course material concepts, principles, and theories, which require supporting citations, along with at least one scholarly peer-reviewed reference to supported your answer unless the assignment calls for more. Keep in mind that these scholarly references can be found in the Saudi Electronic Library by conducting an advanced search specific to scholarly references. You need to reply to at least two peer discussion question post answers to this weekly discussion question. These post replies need to be substantial and constructive in nature. They should add to the content of the post and evaluate/analyze that post’s answer. Normal course dialogue doesn’t fulfill these two peer replies but is expected throughout the course. Answering all course questions is also required. Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.

Please note that your instructor will be hosting a required Live Session this week.

Learning Outcomes Evaluate whether to keep or drop a product line. Perform incremental analysis for constrained resources; including whether to sell a product or process further.