Outsourcing and offshoring challenges and opportunities for insurance companies by Jean Crooks Gora

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Published by LOMA in [United States] .

Written in English

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  • Insurance companies -- Management,
  • Contracting out

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesOursourcing & offshoring
StatementJean C. Gora.
SeriesLOMA research reports
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LC ClassificationsHG8075 .G66 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16259743M
LC Control Number2007272857

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