China's Emerging Outsourcing Capabilities: The Services Challenge by Leslie P. WillcocksChina's Emerging Outsourcing Capabilities: The Services Challenge by Leslie P. Willcocks

China's Emerging Outsourcing Capabilities: The Services Challenge

byLeslie P. Willcocks, Mary C. LacityEditorYingqin Zheng

Hardcover | February 18, 2010

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While China is known for its huge manufacturing base, in recent years the government has given high priority to science and technology services. This book provides an in-depth, contemporary view on where China is heading, how it is going to get there, and how companies and countries can engage with China's emerging outsourcing capabilities.
MARY C. LACITY is a Professor of Information Systems and an International Business Fellow at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA. Her current research focuses on global outsourcing of business and IT services. She has published 11 books, most recentlyInformation Systems Outsourcing: Theory and Practice(Palgrave, 2009; coauthor: L...
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Title:China's Emerging Outsourcing Capabilities: The Services ChallengeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:279 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 1.05 inPublished:February 18, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230238440

ISBN - 13:9780230238442

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Table of Contents

Introduction: SECTION I: PERSPECTIVES ON CHINA'S EMERGING OUTSOURCING CAPABILITIES 'China's Emerging Software Services Outsourcing Industry'; Y.Zheng , L.P.Willcocks & B.Yang 'Chinese Providers in IT Services Offshoring: It Takes 10 Years to Sharpen a Sword'; E.Carmel , G.Gao & N.Zhang 'China and the World' by Accenture and CCIIP; J.Hindle 'Outsourcing in China: Lessons Learned'; W.O.Jones SECTION II: RESEARCH STUDIES ON CHINA'S EMERGING OUTSOURCING CAPABILITIES 'Mediated Offshore Software Services Models in China: A Two Stage Study of Operational Capabilities Development'; S.Jarvenpaa & J.Mao 'Testing Alternative Perspectives of Governance in China: A Focus on Social Ties, Relational Governance, and Contracts'; L.Poppo & K.Zheng Zhou 'Knowledge Sharing in Professional Services Firms in China'; R.M.Davison , M.G.Martinsons & C.X.J.Ou 'The Role of Trust and Control in IS Offshoring from Vendors' Perspectives'; J.Mao , J.Lee & C.Deng 'Drivers and Obstacles of Outsourcing Practices in China'; K.Hung Lau & J.Zhang 'Barriers and Enablers when Transferring R&D Practices from West to China'; J.A.Timlon & N.Åkerman

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'This book provides an in-depth, contemporary view on where China is heading, how it is going to get there, and how companies and countries can engage with China's emerging outsourcing capabilities.' - The Work Style Magazine