Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2008

Monitor's Opportunities in India (A)

by Juan Alcacer and Jan W. Rivkin

Abstract

The CEO of a strategy consulting firm must decide which of the firm's functions, if any, to move to India. In particular, he wonders whether business research--currently conducted by highly paid consultants in developed countries--can be conducted more efficiently and effectively from an Indian research center.

Keywords: Developing Countries and Economies; Job Cuts and Outsourcing; Business Strategy; Competitive Strategy; Competitive Advantage; Consulting Industry; India;

Citation:

Alcacer, Juan, and Jan W. Rivkin. "Monitor's Opportunities in India (A)." Harvard Business School Case 708-482, February 2008.