What Are the Qualitative Factors to Be Considered in a Make or Buy Decision?

When a company is making a make or buy decision, the qualitative factors it must consider include the lives of the employees who would be let go if the product was outsourced, the time constraints involved in getting outsourced products delivered and whether or not an outsourced product would be up to the company's standards. Almost all manufacturing companies have to deal with make or buy decisions for products.