Government policy, public value and IT outsourcing: The strategic case of ASPIRE

  title={Government policy, public value and IT outsourcing: The strategic case of ASPIRE},
  author={A. Cordella and L. Willcocks},
  journal={J. Strateg. Inf. Syst.},
  • A. Cordella, L. Willcocks
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • J. Strateg. Inf. Syst.
  • The paper examines government IT outsourcing polices. The paper critiques the concept of 'the Contract State', and suggests how more disciplined uses of outsourcing can assist the creation of public value, more broadly conceived. Within the context of international developments, we study the United Kingdom Inland Revenue (IR), Customs and Excise (HMRC) and Department of Social Security (DSS) and their IT outsourcing contracts. The evidence suggests that outsourcing and marketization initiatives… CONTINUE READING

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