Leslie P. Willcocks

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A growing concern among the organisations who are actively involved in Information Technology outsourcing is post-contract management and the ensuing development of what many practitioners and scholars have coined the ‘outsourcing partnership’. This paper integrates theoretical concepts from organisation theory, social exchange theory, and relational(More)
0963-8687/$ see front matter 2009 Elsevier B.V doi:10.1016/j.jsis.2009.06.002 * Corresponding author. Tel.: +1 314 516 6127; fa E-mail address: Mary.Lacity@umsl.edu (M.C. Lac 1 Besides these rational reasons, some studies fin Hirschheim, 1993). This paper reviews research studies of information technology outsourcing (ITO) practice and provides substantial(More)
The Information Systems (IS) literature, and the industry sectors confronted with Information Technology (IT) outsourcing, are beginning to perceive IT outsourcing as more than just a necessary organizational resource-acquisition venture. Instead organizations have begun to consider vendors as their partners, causing many companies to enter into more(More)