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Shared Services and Outsourcing: A Contemporary Outlook [electronic resource] : 10th Global Sourcing Workshop 2016, Val d'Isère, France, February 16-19, 2016, Revised Selected Papers / edited by Julia Kotlarsky, Ilan Oshri, Leslie P. Willcocks.

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Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
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1 online resource (VII, 211 pages) : 51 illustrations
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1st ed. 2016.
Series:
Computer Science (Springer-11645)
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Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 1865-1348 ; 266
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Subjects:
Management information systems.
Computer science.
Computer industry.
Industrial procurement.
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Management of Computing and Information Systems. (search)
Software Management. (search)
The Computer Industry. (search)
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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.
Contents:
Why Do Firms Outsource: A Tool for Contextual Ambidexterity
Sharing Knowledge in a Shared Services Center Context: An Explanatory Case Study of the Dialectics of Formal and Informal Practices
Towards an Integrated Methodology for Implementing Shared Services
Exploring Career Anchors in Shared Service Centres
An Examination of the Relationship between Organizational Culture Determinants and Retained Organizations Growth Stages
The Clash of Cultures in Information Technology Outsourcing Relationships: An Institutional Logics Perspective
Innovation in Outsourcing: The Case of Italy and the UK
Offshoring Business Processes: An Accounting Firm Perspective
Offshoring in the Wrong Direction?
Contract renewal decisions in IT-outsourcing: A survey in the Netherlands
Exploring Choices of Software Sourcing Methods among Start-Ups. .
Contributor:
Kotlarsky, Julia, editor., Editor,
Oshri, Ilan, editor., Editor,
Willcocks, Leslie P. editor., Editor,
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ISBN:
978-3-319-47009-2
9783319470092
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10.1007/978-3-319-47009-2 doi
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