IS Offshore Project Risk, Contracts and Team Structure.

@inproceedings{Maruping2012ISOP,
  title={IS Offshore Project Risk, Contracts and Team Structure.},
  author={Likoebe M. Maruping and Manju K. Ahuja},
  booktitle={ICIS 2012},
  year={2012}
}
Offshore information systems (IS) project team structures are often treated as given in extant IS research and there is little insight about what criteria should be used to structure these teams. In this study we sought to understand how IS project risks shape the structure of project teams in offshoring. Drawing on the IS project risk literature, we predicted that social and technical subsystem risks shape the contract provisions that govern offshore relationships. We further posit that IS… CONTINUE READING

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