I like to think of SSCs as a type of internal outsourcing. In general, a company should consider outsourcing only processes that are not a primary offering and are things that can be done better by an outside provider. Here are some suggestions on how to make sure your SSC is performing optimally.
Here’s a top-line summary of Gray Television’s implementation of shared services into its accounting functions, helping it to not only control expenses, but also to facilitate the integration of newly acquired stations into its operations and improve its advertiser relationships. Use it to help your stations generate the same kinds of results.