From offshore outsourcing to insourcing and partnerships: four failed outsourcing attempts

  title={From offshore outsourcing to insourcing and partnerships: four failed outsourcing attempts},
  author={N. Moe and D. Smite and G. Hanssen and H. T. Barney},
  journal={Empirical Software Engineering},
  • N. Moe, D. Smite, +1 author H. T. Barney
  • Published 2013
  • Business, Computer Science
  • Empirical Software Engineering
  • Most large software companies are involved in offshore development, now small- and medium-sized companies are starting to undertake global sourcing too. Empirical research suggests that offshoring is not always successful; however, only a few comprehensive failure stories have been reported. The objective of our study has been to understand why small and medium-sized companies terminate their offshore outsourcing relationships and what alternative arrangements they undertake afterwards… CONTINUE READING
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