sourcing

n. purchasing of products or services from external suppliers sɔrs /sɔːs v. originate from; reveal the origin of something; obtain from a particular supplier n. origin; starting point; source code (Computers)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • sourcing — ▪ I. sourcing sourc‧ing [ˈsɔːsɪŋ ǁ ˈsɔːr ] noun [uncountable] MANUFACTURING the job or activity of getting supplies of goods, especially ones that are used to make other goods: • The company is stepping up its sourcing of components from India… …   Financial and business terms

  • Sourcing — In business, the term word sourcing refers to a number of procurement practices, aimed at finding, evaluating and engaging suppliers of goods and services: *Global sourcing, a procurement strategy aimed at exploiting global efficiencies in… …   Wikipedia

  • Sourcing — Le sourcing est un terme anglais utilisé dans les achats et les RH pour désigner le fait de trouver soit des fournisseurs soit des candidats. Le terme vient du verbe anglais To Source . Sommaire 1 Achats 2 RH 3 Services informatiques 4 V …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sourcing — /sawr sing, sohr /, n. Econ. the buying of components of a product from an outside supplier, often one located abroad: Foreign sourcing in the auto industry has eliminated jobs. Cf. outsourcing. [SOURCE + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sourcing — / sɔ:sɪŋ/ noun the process of finding suppliers of goods or services ● The sourcing of spare parts can be diversified to suppliers outside Europe. ⇒ outsourcing …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • sourcing — /sawr sing, sohr /, n. Econ. the buying of components of a product from an outside supplier, often one located abroad: Foreign sourcing in the auto industry has eliminated jobs. Cf. outsourcing. [SOURCE + ING1] * * * sourcˈing noun • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sourcing — noun the supply of resources needed by a business process …   Wiktionary

  • Sourcing (personnel) — Sourcing in personnel management work refers to the identification and uncovering of candidates (also known as talent) through proactive recruiting techniques. Historical context The evolution of recruiting has changed significantly over the last …   Wikipedia

  • Dual Sourcing — Die Beschaffungsstrategie als Teil der Materialwirtschaft eines Unternehmens legt mittelfristig die Verteilung der Beschaffung von Gütern und Dienstleistungen auf einzelne Lieferanten fest. Zentrales Ziel einer Beschaffungsstrategie ist die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forward Sourcing — Die Beschaffungsstrategie als Teil der Materialwirtschaft eines Unternehmens legt mittelfristig die Verteilung der Beschaffung von Gütern und Dienstleistungen auf einzelne Lieferanten fest. Zentrales Ziel einer Beschaffungsstrategie ist die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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