Logistics Outsourcing Relationships: Measurement, Antecedents, and Effects of Logistics Outsourcing Performance by Jan M. DeepenLogistics Outsourcing Relationships: Measurement, Antecedents, and Effects of Logistics Outsourcing Performance by Jan M. Deepen

Logistics Outsourcing Relationships: Measurement, Antecedents, and Effects of Logistics Outsourcing…

byJan M. Deepen

Paperback | June 14, 2007

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This book uses state-of-the-art scientific methods to reveal that most firms currently do not realize the full potential of logistics outsourcing. It shows the complexity of outsourcing performance and that its true drivers lie in the relationship between service providers and their customers. Through the results of a large-scale empirical survey, the book also emphasizes the importance of a firm's approach towards outsourcing.
Title:Logistics Outsourcing Relationships: Measurement, Antecedents, and Effects of Logistics Outsourcing…Format:PaperbackDimensions:350 pagesPublished:June 14, 2007Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3790819166

ISBN - 13:9783790819168

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Basic concepts.- Theoretical framework.- Antecedents and effects of logistics outsourcing performance.- Methodology and sample characteristics.- Construct operationalization.- Summary and results.- Appendix: Questionnaire.

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Aus den Rezensionen:"Für Unternehmen stellt sich . die Frage, welche Vorteile ein Outsourcing von Logistikleistungen bringt und wie diese zu messen . sind. Deepen nimmt sich . genau dieser Problematik mit der Betrachtung des Outsourcing [sic] aus Kudensicht an. . Insgesamt zeigt dieses Buch eine interessante Herangehensweise an die komplexe Thematik der Erfassung von 'weichen' Einflussgrößen bei Logistik-Outsourcing-Beziehungen und eine gute Fundierung aufgrund der umfangreichen empirischen Erhebung. . Die Arbeit von Deepen beschäftigt sich mit einer für Wissenschaft und vor allem Praxis sehr interessanten Fragestellung ." (Julia Schmitz, in: logistik management, 2007, Vol. 9, Issue 2, S. 104)