The development of an outsourcing process model

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Marshall, Donna, Lamming, Richard, Fynes, Brian and De Búrca, Seán 2005. The development of an outsourcing process model. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications. https://doi.org/10.1080/13675560500407135
AuthorsMarshall, Donna, Lamming, Richard, Fynes, Brian and De Búrca, Seán
Abstract

This paper aims to develop a dynamic process view of outsourcing. In the research, a longitudinal, grounded theory approach was used, with iterative steps of reviewing the current literature and knowledge on outsourcing and, in parallel, empirically examining the processes occurring with three case companies. The case companies, all from the telecommunications industry, outsourced at least three activities, which were examined over the course of 4 years. The research provided a dynamic model of the outsourcing process as well as identifying key drivers and influences on the process.

KeywordsOutsourcing; Process view; Grounded theory
Year2005
JournalInternational Journal of Logistics Research and Applications
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/13675560500407135
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/622834
http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6043
hdl:10545/622834
Publication dates2005
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This is an electronic version of an article published in the International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 8(4): 347-359 (2005) available online at: www.tandfonline.com//doi/abs/10.1080/13675560500407135

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