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The outsourcing process: strategies for evaluation and management

By: McIvor, Ronan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2005Description: xii, 326 p.ISBN: 9780521844116.Subject(s): Outsourcing | Contracting outDDC classification: 658.4 Summary: Outsourcing has become an increasingly important issue for many organizations. This book provides a framework for an up-to-date understanding of the outsourcing process and the key issues associated with it. It integrates a number of contemporary topics including benchmarking, buyer-supplier relationships, organisational behaviour, competitor analysis and technology influences. The analysis draws upon both empirical research and real case studies. The author starts by providing guidelines as to when outsourcing is appropriate and what its implications will be, before moving on to explain how outsourcing is implemented. The benefits of successful outsourcing and the risks and consequences of outsourcing failure are outlined.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 320) and index.

Outsourcing has become an increasingly important issue for many organizations. This book provides a framework for an up-to-date understanding of the outsourcing process and the key issues associated with it. It integrates a number of contemporary topics including benchmarking, buyer-supplier relationships, organisational behaviour, competitor analysis and technology influences. The analysis draws upon both empirical research and real case studies. The author starts by providing guidelines as to when outsourcing is appropriate and what its implications will be, before moving on to explain how outsourcing is implemented. The benefits of successful outsourcing and the risks and consequences of outsourcing failure are outlined.

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