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Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing

Global Sourcing of Information Technology and Business Processes

4th International Workshop, Global Sourcing 2010, Zermatt, Switzerland, March 22-25, 2010, Revised Selected Papers

Editors: Oshri, Ilan, Kotlarsky, Julia (Eds.)

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This edited book is intended for use by students, academics and practitioners who take interest in outsourcing and offshoring of information technology and business pr- esses. The book offers a review of the key topics in outsourcing and offshoring, po- lated with practical frameworks that serve as a tool kit to students and managers. The range of topics covered here is wide and diverse. The sourcing models available to client firms are discussed in great depth and the decision-making processes and c- siderations regarding the sourcing model and sourcing settings are examined. Vendor capabilities as well as client capabilities are studied in depth and links are offered to the various sourcing models. Issues pertaining to knowledge and expertise are also discussed throughout the book. Last but not least, the book examines current and - ture trends in outsourcing and offshoring, paying particular attention to the role that CIOs will play in shaping their sourcing strategies. The book is based on a vast empirical base brought together through years of - tensive research by the leading researchers of outsourcing and offshoring. June 2010 Ilan Oshri Julia Kotlarsky Organization Global Sourcing Workshop is an annual gathering of academics and practitioners. Program Committee Workshop Chair Leslie Willcocks (London School of Economics, London, UK) Workshop Committee Julia Kotlarsky (Warwick Business School, Coventry, UK) Ilan Oshri (Rotterdam School of Management, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Joseph Rottman (St. Louis University, St.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Strategic Orientation in the Globalization of Software Firms

    Dedrick, Jason (et al.)

    Pages 1-25

  • Strategic Sourcing of R&D: The Determinants of Success

    Brook, Jacques W. (et al.)

    Pages 26-42

  • Exploring the Media Mix during IT-Offshore Project

    Wende, Erik (et al.)

    Pages 43-54

  • Parallel Transitions in IT Outsourcing: Making It Happen

    Beulen, Erik (et al.)

    Pages 55-68

  • Management of Globally Distributed Software Development Projects in Multiple-Vendor Constellations

    Schott, Katharina (et al.)

    Pages 69-81

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eBook $69.99
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Softcover $89.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Sourcing of Information Technology and Business Processes
Book Subtitle
4th International Workshop, Global Sourcing 2010, Zermatt, Switzerland, March 22-25, 2010, Revised Selected Papers
Editors
  • Ilan Oshri
  • Julia Kotlarsky
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Series Volume
55
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-15417-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-15417-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-15416-4
Series ISSN
1865-1348
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 271
Number of Illustrations
34 b/w illustrations
Topics