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1 Few IT management practices have sparked as much controversy as the offshore sourcing of IT work, projected to be a $10-to $30-billion market by 2005. 2 Front-page headlines question, " Software: Will Out-sourcing Hurt America's Supremacy? " and claim offshore sourcing is stealing American IT jobs and drag-source offshore are blacklisted on television(More)
Based on 45 interviews and significant documentation , we explore the offshore outsourcing experiences of a US-based biotechnology company. This company offshore outsourced 21 IT projects to six suppliers in India. Senior managers and the official documents from the Program Management Office consistently reported that offshore out-sourcing was successful in(More)
Managing a global network of suppliers presents considerable challenges for large multinational corporations. Chief among these is how to effectively transfer knowledge among members of strategic alliances while maintaining tight control over intellectual property. This paper highlights the efforts of a Fortune 100 manufacturing firm (hereafter US(More)