Strategic Management of International Subcontracting: A Transaction Cost Perspective

  title={Strategic Management of International Subcontracting: A Transaction Cost Perspective},
  author={Yue Wang},
  journal={Int. J. Inf. Syst. Supply Chain Manag.},
  • Yue Wang
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Business
  • Int. J. Inf. Syst. Supply Chain Manag.
Research on international subcontracting has been policy-oriented and industry-focused. There is a lack of understanding of the phenomenon from strategic management and international business perspectives. This article conceptualizes international subcontracting as a type of relational contract formed by buyers and suppliers from different countries, aiming to facilitate the sourcing of products or components with buyer-specific requirements. It builds a transaction cost model for studying the… 
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