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Author Global Sourcing Workshop (6th : 2012 : Courchevel, France)

Title The dynamics of global sourcing : perspectives and practices : 6th Global Sourcing Workshop 2012, Courchevel, France, March 12-15, 2012, Revised selected papers / Julia Kotlarsky, Ilan Oshri, Leslie P. Willcocks (eds.)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Series Lecture notes in business information processing, 1865-1348 ; 130
Lecture notes in business information processing ; 130
Contents Part 1. The Dynamics of Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices / Analyzing Client Dependence in Dyadic IS Outsourcing Relationships / Jasmin Kaiser, Thomas Widjaja and Peter Buxmann -- How Do Planned and Actual Interaction Structures Differ in Global Outsourcing Arrangements? / Anna Wiesinger, Daniel Beimborn and Tim Weitzel -- Asset Transfer in IT Outsourcing: Divesting Commodities or Inviting Investment? / Kiron Ravindran -- Measuring the Relative Efficiency of Global Delivery Models in IT Outsourcing / Marko Nöhren and Armin Heinzl -- Understanding Innovation in Outsourcing Services / Ilan Oshri, Julia Kotlasky and Alexandra Gerbasi -- Shifting Sand: Organizational Identity, Partnership and IT Outsourcing / Dragos Vieru and Suzanne Rivard -- Learning Software-Maintenance Tasks in the Transition Phase of Offshore Outsourcing Projects: Two Learning-Theoretical Perspectives / Oliver Krancher and Jens Dibbern -- Understanding Resistance in IT Outsourcing: A Service Provider Perspective / Albert Plugge and Jacques Brook -- Cloud Sourcing: Implications for Managing the IT Function / Leslie Willcocks, Will Venters and Edgar Whitley -- Coordination as a Service to Enable Agile Business Networks / Jos van Hillegersberg, Hans Moonen and Simon Dalmolen -- Seeking Opaque Indifference in Offshore BPO / John Wreford, Kevan Penter, Graham Pervan and Fay Davidson -- Exploring Failures at the Team Level in Offshore-Outsourced Software Development Projects / Tom Philip, Erik Wende and Gerhard Schwabe -- Global Sourcing of Information Systems Development -- Explaining Project Outcomes Based on Social, Cultural, and Asset-Related Characteristics / Kai Spohrer, Tommi Kramer and Armin Heinzl
Summary This book contains 13 carefully revised and selected papers from the 6th Workshop on Global Sourcing, held in Courchevel, France, during March 12-15, 2012. They have been selected from 46 submissions and represent both client and supplier perspectives on sourcing of global services. This volume is intended for use by students, academics, and practitioners interested in the outsourcing and offshoring of information technology and business processes. It offers a review of the key topics in outsourcing and offshoring, populated with practical frameworks that serve as a toolkit for students and managers. The topics discussed combine theoretical and practical insights, and they are extensively illustrated by case studies from client and vendor organizations. Last but not least, the book examines current and future trends in outsourcing and offshoring, paying particular attention to the centrality of innovation in sourcing arrangements, and how innovation can be realized in outsourcing
Analysis Software engineering
Computer science
Business planning
Information Systems
Industrial procurement
Management of Computing and Information Systems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and author index
Subject Information technology -- Contracting out -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kotlarsky, Julia.
Oshri, Ilan.
Willcocks, Leslie P
LC no. 2012948777
ISBN 9783642339202 (electronic bk.)
3642339204 (electronic bk.)