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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

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Table of contents (14 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII
  2. Software Sourcing Modes and Software Sourcing Gestalts

    • Marko Nöhren, Armin Heinzl, Thomas Kude
    Pages 1-28
  3. Towards Model-Based Strategic Sourcing

    • Laleh Rafati, Geert Poels
    Pages 29-51
  4. The Mediating Effect of Formal Contractual Controls in the Relationship Between Experience and Contract Design

    • Kiron Ravindran, Anjana Susarla, Ranjani Krishnan, Deepa Mani
    Pages 52-61
  5. Information Technology Outsourcing and the Bottom Line

    • Paul Alpar, Patrick Noll
    Pages 100-123
  6. Innovation Offshoring by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises – Establishing the Research Gap

    • Michael Gusenbauer, Silvia Massini, Matthias Fink
    Pages 156-170
  7. Using E-markets for Globally Distributed Work

    • Jos van Hillegersberg, Chintan Amrit
    Pages 206-227
  8. Back Matter

    Pages 251-251

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  1. 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

About this book

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. 

Keywords

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

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of Business and Economics, Loughborough Univ, Loughborough, Loughborough, United Kingdom

    Ilan Oshri

  • Aston University, Aston Business School, Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Julia Kotlarsky

  • London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom

    Leslie P. Willcocks

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Achieving Success and Innovation in Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices

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

  • Editors: Ilan Oshri, Julia Kotlarsky, Leslie P. Willcocks

  • Series Title: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26739-5

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Computer Science, Computer Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-26738-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-26739-5

  • Series ISSN: 1865-1348

  • Series E-ISSN: 1865-1356

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: VIII, 251

  • Number of Illustrations: 50 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: IT Operations, Enterprise Architecture, The Computer Industry, Procurement

Buying options

eBook
USD 54.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-26739-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 69.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)