New Studies in Global IT and Business Services Outsourcing 5th Global Sourcing Workshop 2011, Courchevel, France, March 14-17, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

This book contains 11 carefully revised and selected papers from the 5th Workshop on Global Sourcing, held in Courchevel, France, March 14-17, 2011. They have been gleaned from a vast empirical base brought together by leading researchers in information systems, strategic management, and operations....

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Kotlarsky, Julia (Editor), Willcocks, Leslie P. (Editor), Oshri, Ilan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
Series:Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
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Summary:This book contains 11 carefully revised and selected papers from the 5th Workshop on Global Sourcing, held in Courchevel, France, March 14-17, 2011. They have been gleaned from a vast empirical base brought together by leading researchers in information systems, strategic management, and operations. 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 tool kit 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 how innovation can be realized in global or outsourced software development environments
Physical Description:VIII, 219 p. 35 illus., 17 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783642248153