Aug 26, 2014
From Shared Services and Outsourcing Institute
Often the initial business case for setting up a shared service center in China does not appear compelling, at least if the value proposition is focused narrowly on just cost savings.
In the short-term, the complexities and overhead associated with setting up a center may result in increased costs in the short to medium term, rather than delivering immediate cost savings.
However, China-based shared services can deliver a multitude of strategic benefits over the long-term, that clearly outweigh startup costs.
Gary Nowak, Partner in KPMG Advisory Services in Shanghai, discusses opportunities and challenges in setting up shared services in China.
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Duration: Less than 21 minutes
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For additioinal into assessing the merits of Shared Service Centers in China, read China Shared Services: Start Now! at kpmg.com.
Learn more about KPMG's Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory in China at kpmg.com/china.