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Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing

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

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

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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. 

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Software Sourcing Modes and Software Sourcing Gestalts

    Nöhren, Marko (et al.)

    Pages 1-28

  • Towards Model-Based Strategic Sourcing

    Rafati, Laleh (et al.)

    Pages 29-51

  • The Mediating Effect of Formal Contractual Controls in the Relationship Between Experience and Contract Design

    Ravindran, Kiron (et al.)

    Pages 52-61

  • Applying a Configurational Approach for Explaining the Role of Relationship Quality for Successful Outsourcing Arrangements

    Jentsch, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 62-82

  • The Role of Social Capital as Antecedent in Clan Formation in Information Systems Outsourcing Project

    Hekkala, Riitta (et al.)

    Pages 83-99

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26739-5
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26738-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

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
Series Volume
236
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-26739-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-26739-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-26738-8
Series ISSN
1865-1348
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 251
Number of Illustrations
50 illustrations in colour
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