Tom Peters: 16 hard truths about off-shoring

Tom Peters has a list of 16 hard truths about off shoring. I found the list thought-provoking. These two were my favorites:

9. Big Companies are off-shoring/automating almost exclusively in pursuit of efficiency and shareholder value enhancement. (This is not new or news.)

10. Big companies do not create jobs, and historically have not created jobs. Big companies are not “built to last;” they almost inexorably are “built to decline

There are also some quotes at the end that are worth a read.