Ibm Now Has Greater Personnel In India Than Within The Us

Ronil Hira, an associate professor of public policy at Howard University who studies globalization and immigration, said the range of work done by IBM in India shows that offshoring threatens even the best-paying American tech jobs.
Today, the company employs 130,000 people in India — about one-third of its total work force, and more than in any other country.
But IBM is unusual because it employs more people in a single foreign country than it does at home.
But over the last decade, IBM has shifted its center of gravity halfway around the world to India, making it a high-tech example of the globalization trends that the Trump administration has railed against.
IBM dominated the early decades of computing with inventions like the mainframe and the floppy disk.

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