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  • The Outsourcing Enterpriseby Leslie P. Willcocks; Sara Cullen; Andrew Craig

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 57.00

    Evidence shows that organizations with both a CEO and a team involved in sourcing strategy and supplier configuration make more effective decisions. If the wrong supplier is chosen, performance can be negatively affected. Here the authors look at how companies can improve their outsourcing capabilities. more...

  • Vested Outsourcingby Kate Vitasek; Mike Ledyard; Karl Manrodt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 44.99

    Progressive companies and University programs have recently begun to rethink outsourcing models. In Vested Outsourcing, thought-leader Kate Vitasek has created a model that will improve outsourcing procedures much the way Six Sigma and Lean improved production processes in the 80's and 90's. more...

  • Offshoring and working conditions in remote workby International Labor Office

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 100.00

    Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), combined with organizations seeking to reduce costs, have led to a dramatic growth in service sector offshoring and outsourcing, most notably to developing countries such as India. This is a co-publication with Palgrave MacMillan Publishing. more...

  • The Offshoring Challengeby Peter D. Ørberg Jensen; Marcus M. Larsen

    Springer London 2013; US$ 179.00

    Features selected chapters by an international research community on the topic of offshoring Covers all potential business models from offshore outsourcing to third party providers Examines offshoring from a theoretical, as well as empirical, perspective more...

  • Managing Change in IT Outsourcingby Albert Plugge

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Through case studies this volume provides evidence that a link between sourcing capabilities and organizational structure contributes to a positive sourcing performance. Reveals that providers who are able to adapt to changing client circumstances, whilst establishing a fit, succeed in achieving a sustainable performance. more...

  • Vested Outsourcing, Second Editionby Kate Vitasek; Mike Ledyard; Karl Manrodt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    In her classic book Vested Outsourcing , Kate Vitasek identified the top 10 flaws in most outsourced business models and shows organizations how to rethink their outsourcing relationships in a way that will lower costs, improve service, and increase innovation. This revised edition includes updated case studies and a new chapter based on Dell. more...

  • Globalization, Outsourcing and Labour Development in ASEANby Shandre Thangavelu; Aekapol Chongvilaivan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Due to technical advances in production and communication technology, outsourcing ? contracting out production of intermediate materials and services ? has affected the economic growth of the ASEAN region. This new book fills an important gap in the literature looking at the impact outsourcing has on labour markets, its subtle effects on regional... more...

  • Bringing Jobs Back to the USAby Tim Hutzel; Dave Lippert

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Hutzel and Lippert bring a precision of presentation that one would expect of master practitioners in manufacturing. ... I encourage you to read this book not only as a primer on reshoring, but also as a point of inception for your engagement in the movement. ... How can you encourage decision makers and influencers to rally for reshoring? In essence,... more...

  • Successful Outsourcing and Multi-Sourcingby Mr Derek Parlour

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    The author of Successful Outsourcing and Multi-Sourcing is a practitioner heading an operation that handles 400 million customer contacts a year with less than 30 staff, through both outsourcing and multi-sourcing. As well a focus on multi-sourcing, the book addresses the question of why a business should outsource in the first place and how decisions... more...

  • Plunkett's Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Almanac 2015by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2014; US$ 349.99

    PLUNKETT'S OUTSOURCING & OFFSHORING INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2015 Key findings: •Plunkett Research lists top 300 companies in Outsourcing & Offshoring and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term. Key Features: •Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence •Market forecasts and Industry Statistics... more...