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The Resource Dead ringers : how outsourcing is changing the way Indians understand themselves, Shehzad Nadeem

Dead ringers : how outsourcing is changing the way Indians understand themselves, Shehzad Nadeem

Label
Dead ringers : how outsourcing is changing the way Indians understand themselves
Title
Dead ringers
Title remainder
how outsourcing is changing the way Indians understand themselves
Statement of responsibility
Shehzad Nadeem
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the Indian outsourcing industry, employees are expected to be "dead ringers" for the more expensive American workers they have replaced--complete with Westernized names, accents, habits, and lifestyles that are organized around a foreign culture in a distant time zone. Dead Ringers chronicles the rise of a workforce for whom mimicry is a job requirement and a passion. In the process, the book deftly explores the complications of hybrid lives and presents a vivid portrait of a workplace where globalization carries as many downsides as advantages. Shehzad Nadeem writes that the relatively hig
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nadeem, Shehzad
Dewey number
338.8/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD2365
LC item number
.N23 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Contracting out
  • Offshore outsourcing
  • Globalization
  • Social change
  • Culture diffusion
  • Business
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Business
  • Contracting out
  • Culture diffusion
  • Globalization
  • Offshore outsourcing
  • Social change
  • India
Label
Dead ringers : how outsourcing is changing the way Indians understand themselves, Shehzad Nadeem
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-263) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Leaps of faith -- Variations on a theme -- Macaulay's (cyber) children -- The uses and abuses of time -- The rules of the game -- The infantilizing gaze, or Schmidt revisited -- The juggernaut of global capitalism -- Cyber-coolies and techno-populists
Control code
719377449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400836697
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 22573/cttvxkt
  • 81ea819e-021c-4167-863d-129325e88186
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)719377449
Label
Dead ringers : how outsourcing is changing the way Indians understand themselves, Shehzad Nadeem
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-263) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Leaps of faith -- Variations on a theme -- Macaulay's (cyber) children -- The uses and abuses of time -- The rules of the game -- The infantilizing gaze, or Schmidt revisited -- The juggernaut of global capitalism -- Cyber-coolies and techno-populists
Control code
719377449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400836697
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttvxkt
  • 81ea819e-021c-4167-863d-129325e88186
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)719377449

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