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Information Technology Outsourcing / Edition 1
     

Information Technology Outsourcing / Edition 1

by Suzanne Rivard, Benoit A. Aubert
 

ISBN-10: 0765616858

ISBN-13: 9780765616852

Pub. Date: 11/15/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This new volume in the "Advances in Management Information Systems" series presents the latest cutting-edge knowledge in IT outsourcing. As part of the growing business trend to outsourcing various operations, IT outsourcing both determines the governance of a vital organizational function and influences the processes of exploitation and exploration in all other

Overview

This new volume in the "Advances in Management Information Systems" series presents the latest cutting-edge knowledge in IT outsourcing. As part of the growing business trend to outsourcing various operations, IT outsourcing both determines the governance of a vital organizational function and influences the processes of exploitation and exploration in all other functions of an enterprise. In keeping with the mission of the "AMIS" series, the editors of this volume have framed the domain of research and practice broadly. "Information Technology Outsourcing" provides leading edge research on both the variety of decisions regarding the outsourcing of IS services and the management of the relationship with service suppliers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765616852
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/15/2007
Series:
Advances in Management Information Systems Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Series Editor's Introduction   Vladimir Zwass     vii
Acknowledgments     xi
Information Technology Outsourcing: An Introduction   Suzanne Rivard   Benoit A. Aubert     3
Taking Stock of IT Outsourcing Practice and Research     23
Population-Level Learning and the Evolution of IT Outsourcing Decisions   Jerome Barthelemy     25
Strategic Profiles and Information Technology Outsourcing   Benoit A. Aubert   Anne-Marie Croteau     36
Information Technology Outsourcing: Questions of Language   Teresa Marcon   Abhijit Gopal     50
The Sourcing Decision     65
A Methodology for IT Sourcing Decisions   William R. King     67
Institutional and Individual Antecedents of Information Technology Sourcing Arrangements   Pankaj Nagpal   Kalle Lyytinen     83
Firm Characteristics and Allocation of IT Budget to Outsourcing   Wonseok Oh     99
Information Technology Outsourcing Risk: A Resource-Based Perspective   Bouchaib Bahli   Suzanne Rivard     119
Investigating Trust in Outsourcing: A Study in the Health Care Industry   Ebrahim Randeree   Rajiv Kishore   H. Raghav Rao     135
Managing theOutsourcing Relationship     161
Managing the IS Outsourcing Relationship   Kim Langfield-Smith   David Smith     163
Vendor Commitment in an ASP Outsourcing Context: A Comparative Evaluation of the Roles of Power and Partnership   Matthew Swinarski   Rajiv Kishore   H. Raghav Rao     189
Governance of Complex IT Outsourcing Partnerships   Erik Beulen   Pieter Ribbers     224
Coordination of Complex Information System Development Projects: A Case Study of Finnish Universities   Antti Nurmi   Petri Hallikainen   Matti Rossi     245
Holistic View of IT Outsourcing     265
Management of Outsourced IS Development Projects: The Role of Social Capital and Intellectual Capital   Rajiv Sabherwal     267
Contracting in IT Outsourcing: Hierarchical and Psychological Contractual Elements as Key Managerial Governance Mechanisms   Christine Koh   Soon Ang     289
The Offshore Outsourcing Landscape: Historical Development and Challenges for the IS Discipline   Beena George   Rudy Hirschheim     305
Editors and Contributors     323
Series Editor     329
Index     331

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