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

@article{Moe2013FromOO,
  title={From offshore outsourcing to insourcing and partnerships: four failed outsourcing attempts},
  author={Nils Brede Moe and Darja Smite and Geir Kjetil Hanssen and Hamish T. Barney},
  journal={Empirical Software Engineering},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={1225-1258}
}
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… Expand
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