Achieving Success and Innovation in Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices

9th Global Sourcing Workshop 2015, La Thuile, Italy, February 18-21, 2015, Revised Selected Papers

  • Ilan Oshri
  • Julia Kotlarsky
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
Conference proceedings Global Sourcing 2015

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 236)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Marko Nöhren, Armin Heinzl, Thomas Kude
    Pages 1-28
  3. Laleh Rafati, Geert Poels
    Pages 29-51
  4. Kiron Ravindran, Anjana Susarla, Ranjani Krishnan, Deepa Mani
    Pages 52-61
  5. Paul Alpar, Patrick Noll
    Pages 100-123
  6. Michael Gusenbauer, Silvia Massini, Matthias Fink
    Pages 156-170
  7. Jos van Hillegersberg, Chintan Amrit
    Pages 206-227
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 251-251

About these proceedings


This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 9th international Global Sourcing Workshop 2015, held in La Thuile, Italy, in February 2015. The 14 contributions included were carefully reviewed and selected from 40 submissions.

The book offers a review of the key topics in outsourcing and offshoring, populated with practical frameworks that serve as a tool kit to students and managers. The range of topics covered is wide and diverse, but predominately focused on how to achieve success and innovation in global sourcing. The topics discussed combine theoretical and practical insights regarding challenges that industry leaders, policy makers, and professionals face. Case studies from various organizations, industries and countries are used extensively throughout the book to illustrate results and findings. 


Outsourcing Offshoring Global Software Development SLA – Service Level Agreement Interorganizational Collaboration

Editors and affiliations

  • Ilan Oshri
    • 1
  • Julia Kotlarsky
    • 2
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsLoughborough Univ, LoughboroughLoughboroughUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Aston UniversityAston Business SchoolBirminghamUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.London School of EconomicsLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26738-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26739-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-1348
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-1356
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