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A Dynamic Perspective on Next-Generation Offshoring: The Global Sourcing of Science and Engineering Talent
The seemingly unlimited availability of science and engineering (S&E) talent in emerging economies and the increasing difficulties of finding such talent in advanced economies have given rise to aExpand
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The Emergence of a Standards Market: Multiplicity of Sustainability Standards in the Global Coffee Industry
The growing number of voluntary standards for governing transnational arenas is presenting standards organizations with a problem. While claiming that they are pursuing shared, overarchingExpand
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The Political Dynamics of Sustainable Coffee: Contested Value Regimes and the Transformation of Sustainability
The global coffee sector has seen a transformation towards more ‘sustainable’ forms of production, and, simultaneously, the continued dominance of mainstream coffee firms and practices. We examineExpand
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New Silicon Valleys or a new species? Commoditization of knowledge work and the rise of knowledge services clusters
This paper explores knowledge services clusters (KSCs) as a distinct and increasingly important form of geographic cluster, in particular in developing countries: KSCs are defined as geographicExpand
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Projects, paths, and practices: sustaining and leveraging project-based relationships
In this article, we examine how project entrepreneurs maintain and leverage long-term project-based relationships in highly uncertain and volatile project businesses with clients and key serviceExpand
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From Blind Spots to Hotspots: How Knowledge Services Clusters Develop and Attract Foreign Investment
This paper explores local and global dynamics underlying the development of knowledge services clusters, which we define as new geographic concentrations of technical talent and service providersExpand
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Embedding Projects in Multiple Contexts: A Structuration Perspective
Projects are embedded in multiple systemic contexts, e.g. organizations, interorganizational networks and organizational fields, which jointly facilitate and constrain project organizing. As projectsExpand
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The Stability of Offshore Outsourcing Relationships
Abstract  Offshore outsourcing of administrative and technical services has become a mainstream business practice. Increasing commoditization of business services and growing client experience withExpand
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National Contexts Matter: The Co-Evolution of Sustainability Standards in Global Value Chains
In this paper, we investigate the role of key industry and other stakeholders and their embeddedness in particular national contexts in driving the proliferation and co-evolution of sustainabilityExpand
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Customizing Clusters
Western multinational corporations (MNCs) increasingly locate advanced functions, including product development and engineering, in emerging economies to gain access to lower-cost science andExpand
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