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Research Process

  • Georg Hodosi
  • Lazar Rusu
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Information Systems book series (BRIEFSINORMAT)

Abstract

This chapter describes the research process that includes the applied research strategies and methods used for achieving the research goals. The activities performed for achieving research goal 1 (a method for risk assessment in ITO), and research 2 (to identify the important factors in the ITO relationship) have been performed in large companies, while the activities for research goal 3 (to identify the success factors in ITO) have been performed in both large and medium-sized companies.

Keywords

IT outsourcing Research process Research strategy Research method Risk factors Relationships factors Success factors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Hodosi
    • 1
  • Lazar Rusu
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer and Systems SciencesStockholm UniversityStockholmSweden

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