Information Systems And Outsourcing: Studies in Theory and Practice by M. LacityInformation Systems And Outsourcing: Studies in Theory and Practice by M. Lacity

Information Systems And Outsourcing: Studies in Theory and Practice

byM. Lacity

Hardcover | November 19, 2008

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A new look at nearly 20 years of theoretical and practical research on IT outsourcing. The book explores how good IT outsourcing theories shape practice and how effective IT outsourcing practices inform theory. It highlights the importance of examining theories borrowed from economics, strategy, and sociology to study IT outsourcing.
SARA CULLEN is the Managing Director of The Cullen Group and a Fellow at Melbourne University, Australia DAVID FEENY is Professor of Information Management, and Fellow at Templeton-Green College, University of Oxford, UK JOHN HINDLE is Head of Global Marketing for Accenture HR services, and a founding member of Knowledge Capital Partne...
Title:Information Systems And Outsourcing: Studies in Theory and PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:431 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.13 inPublished:November 19, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230205372

ISBN - 13:9780230205376


Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION Outsourcing Research: Towards More Informed Practice; M.C.Lacity and L.P.Willcocks PART II: THEORIES Transaction Cost Economics Applied to IT Outsourcing: Findings and Critique; M.C.Lacity and L.P.Willcocks The Normative Value of Transaction Cost Economics in IT Outsourcing; L.Poppo and M.C.Lacity Domberger's Theory of Contracting Applied to IT Outsourcing; P.Seddon, S.Cullen , and L.P.Willcocks Contracting and Relationship Theories Applied to IT Outsourcing; T.Kern and L.P.Willcocks PART III: STUDIES OF PRACTICE Outsourcing Myths and Contracting Realities; M.C.Lacity and R.Hirschheim Making the Outsourcing Decision; M.C.Lacity, D.Feeny and L.P.Willcocks IT and Business Process Outsourcing: The Knowledge Potential; L.P.Willcocks, J.Hindle, D.Feeny and M.C.Lacity Knowledge Transfer in Offshore Outsourcing; J.Rottman and M.C.Lacity IT Offshore Outsourcing Practices; J.Rottman and M.C.Lacity Selecting and Leveraging Outsourcing Providers; S.Cullen, L.P.Willcocks and M.C.Lacity Managing Relationships across the Lifecycle of an Outsourcing Arrangement; M.C.Lacity and L.P.Willcocks IT Sourcing: Reflections on Practice; M.C.Lacity and L.P.Willcocks Expertise Management in Distributed Offshore Outsourcing; I.Oshri, J.Kotlarsky and L.Willcocks Playing Catch-Up' with Core IS Capabilities: The Secrets of Success; L.Willcocks, P.Reynolds and D.Feeny