Global Sourcing of Information Technology and Business Processes: 4th International Workshop, Global Sourcing 2010, Zermatt, Switzerland, March 22-25, 2010, Revised Selected Papers
Ilan Oshri, Julia Kotlarsky
Springer, 4 nov. 2010 - 271 pagina's
This book contains 14 carefully reviewed and selected papers from the 4th Workshop on Global Sourcing, held in Zermatt, Switzerland, March 22-25, 2010. They have been gleaned from a vast empirical base brought together by leading researchers of outsourcing and off shoring.This volume is intended for use by students, academics and practitioners interested in the outsourcing and off shoring of information technology and business processes. It offers a review of the key topics in outsourcing and off shoring, populated with practical frameworks that serve as a tool kit to students and managers. The sourcing models available to client firms are discussed in great depth. Vendor capabilities as well as client capabilities are studied and links are offered to the various sourcing models. Issues pertaining to knowledge and expertise are also discussed. Last but not least, the book examines current and future trends in outsourcing and off shoring, paying particular attention to the role that CIOs will play in shaping their sourcing strategies.