Economics & Sociology

ISSN: 2071-789X eISSN: 2306-3459 DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X
Index PUBMS: f5512f57-a601-11e7-8f0e-080027f4daa0
Article information
Title: Nearshore Service Transfers in the EU: Legal and Economic Issues
Issue: Vol. 10, No 1, 2017
Published date: 03-2017 (print) / 03-2017 (online)
Journal: Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
Authors: Damian Kedziora
Lappeenranta University of Technology

Timo Karri
Lappeenranta University of Technology

Andrzej Kraslawski
Lappeenranta University of Technology

Michal Halasa
John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Keywords: service, transfer, Europe
DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2017/10-1/21
Index PUBMS: 151004db-0048-11e8-94c4-fa163e5d4f72
Language: English
Pages: 290-309 (20)
JEL classification: O17

In the second decade of the XXI century, the rapid growth of service offshoring industry can be observed in Poland and other countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Such international corporate transformations wield significant influence on economies and societies of the states involved. The legal issues regulating international services migrations are among the most demanding managerial challenges at the pre-transition phase (i.e. before the commencement of a transition project which is supposed to successfully relocate processes from one country to another), and are directly linked to the sociological and economic aspects of the multidimensional changes in transnational business environments. The paper presents the review of selected legal issues regulating international process transfers within the European Union (EU), in the light of the economic and social conditions that are important for the offshoring industry’s managerial community at the pre-transition phase.


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