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An Empirical Investigation of Information Technology Sourcing Practices: Lessons From Experience
This paper builds on a previous collection of data on 61 IT sourcing decisions made in 40 U.S. and U.K. organizations during the period 1991 to 1995. Expand
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Core IS Capabilities for Exploiting Information Technology
To achieve lasting competitiveness through IT, according to the authors, companies face three enduring challenges: focusing IS efforts to support business strategies and using IT innovations toExpand
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A review of the IT outsourcing empirical literature and future research directions
An enormous amount of information has been produced about the IT outsourcing phenomenon over the last 20 years, but one has to look to the academic literature for consistent, objective, and reliable research approaches and analyses. Expand
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A review of the IT outsourcing literature: Insights for practice
This paper reviews research studies of information technology outsourcing (ITO) practice and provides substantial evidence that researchers have meaningfully and significantly addressed the call for academics to produce knowledge relevant to practitioners. Expand
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Exploring information technology outsourcing relationships: theory and practice
This paper integrates theoretical concepts from organisation theory, social exchange theory, and relational contract theory with existing research on IT outsourcing, to develop a conceptual model for understanding the relationship. Expand
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The Value of Selective IT Sourcing
Why does the outsourcing of IT frequently fail to produce the expected cost savings or other benefits? Perhaps because managers don't carefully select which IT activities to outsource. The authorsExpand
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Shaping the Future. Business Design Through Information Technology
  • L. Willcocks
  • Computer Science
  • J. Inf. Technol.
  • 1 September 1991
That's it, a book to wait for in this month. Expand
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Exploring relationships in information technology outsourcing: the interaction approach
Information technology (IT) outsourcing ventures have been termed successful or less successful in achieving their expected outsourcing objectives according to the operational effectiveness of the ensuing client–upplier relationship. Expand
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Global Information Technology Outsourcing: In Search of Business Advantage
From the Publisher: "This book has the potential to become the definitive book on the many dimensions of outsourcing as it matures into a complex, multi-faceted phenomenon. IT outsourcing is stillExpand
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Taking the measure of outsourcing providers
In an attempt to increase both efficiency and service quality, more and more companies are outsourcing to third-party suppliers some key business processes, such as human resources, informationExpand
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