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As people use mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.) more and more in daily life, their desire grows to use the same devices at work. In response to this demand, many firms are considering to offer BYOD programs allowing their employees to bring their own devices to work and use them for business purposes. This study analyses how employees' perceive(More)
Outsourcing has become a commonly accepted alternative of strategic management. But how do stockholders rate the corporate decision to divest parts of the former business? We study the stock market reaction of outsourcing announcements of the global financial services industry, using event study methodology and multivariate cross-sectional regression(More)
Operational risk and outsourcing are two major topics on today's agenda of top executives, especially in the banking industry. This paper introduces a framework to classify operational risk in outsourcing in a way that generates quantifiable output for measurement purposes. The authors developed a matrix system that deploys a catalogue of sources of risk(More)
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) enables employees to use their privately-owned devices for business purposes. There is an ongoing debate on the costs, benefits and potential threats of this concept amongst practitioners. Surprisingly, employees and their expectations and attitudes towards BYOD are rarely part of these discussions. Contributing to this research(More)
Crowdsourcing, the use of an undefined group of external people to complete tasks for the corporation, gained significantly in importance over the last years. Yet little is known about the factors that motivate participants to join crowdsourcing communities. This paper compares the findings of Kaufmann et al. [1] who conducted a study on MechanicalTurk-a(More)
Outsourcing has become a widely accepted option in strategic management which, as every business venture, bears chances and risks. Supplementing the popular area of research on the merits of outsourcing, this paper examines how stockholders rate the corporate sourcing decision with regard to the perceived risk they associate with this transaction. Using(More)