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Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing

Shared Services and Outsourcing: A Contemporary Outlook

10th Global Sourcing Workshop 2016, Val d'Isère, France, February 16-19, 2016, Revised Selected Papers

Editors: Kotlarsky, Julia, Oshri, Ilan, Willcocks, Leslie P. (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the revised selected papers from the 10th Global Sourcing Workshop held in Val d’Isère, France, in February 2016. The 11 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 47 submissions.
The book offers a review of the key topics in outsourcing and offshoring of information technology and business services offering 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 in shared services and outsourcing. More specifically, the book examines outsourcing decisions and management practices, giving specific attention to shared services that have become one of the dominant sourcing models. The topics discussed combine theoretical and practical insights regarding challenges that industry leaders, policy makers, and professionals face or should be concerned with. Case studies from various organizations, industries and countries such as UK, Italy, The Netherlands, Canada, Australia and Denmark complete the book.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Why Do Firms Outsource: A Tool for Contextual Ambidexterity

    Aggarwal, Shivom (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Sharing Knowledge in a Shared Services Center Context: An Explanatory Case Study of the Dialectics of Formal and Informal Practices

    Vieru, Dragos (et al.)

    Pages 19-39

  • Towards an Integrated Methodology for Implementing Shared Services

    Suri, Vipin (et al.)

    Pages 40-50

  • Exploring Career Anchors in Shared Service Centres

    Lambert, Stephanie (et al.)

    Pages 51-76

  • An Examination of the Relationship Between Organizational Culture Determinants and Retained Organizations Growth Stages

    Plugge, Albert (et al.)

    Pages 77-96

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eBook $54.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-47008-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shared Services and Outsourcing: A Contemporary Outlook
Book Subtitle
10th Global Sourcing Workshop 2016, Val d'Isère, France, February 16-19, 2016, Revised Selected Papers
Editors
  • Julia Kotlarsky
  • Ilan Oshri
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Series Volume
266
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-47009-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-47009-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-47008-5
Series ISSN
1865-1348
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 211
Number of Illustrations
51 b/w illustrations
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