The Outsourcing Enterprise: From Cost Management to Collaborative Innovation

Hardcover | November 15, 2010

byLeslie P. Willcocks, Sara Cullen, Andrew Craig

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Evidence shows that organizations with both a CEO and a team involved in sourcing strategy and supplier configuration make more effective decisions. If the wrong supplier is chosen, performance can be negatively affected. Here the authors look at how companies can improve their outsourcing capabilities.

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Evidence shows that organizations with both a CEO and a team involved in sourcing strategy and supplier configuration make more effective decisions. If the wrong supplier is chosen, performance can be negatively affected. Here the authors look at how companies can improve their outsourcing capabilities.

LESLIE WILLCOCKS is Professor of Technology, Work and Globalization and Director of the Outsourcing Unit in the Information Systems and Innovation group, Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is recognised as one of the world’s foremost authorities on outsourcing and has an international ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.7 × 6.34 × 0.98 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230231918

ISBN - 13:9780230231917

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Capitalise on Bargaining Power
Concentrate On Capabilities and Competencies, Not Resources
Get The Supplier Configuration Right
Supplier Modelling: A Case Study
Apply Appropriate Selection Criteria
Bid Effectively Avoid The 'Winner's Curse'
The Winner's Curse A Case Study
LogicaCMG's Top Twelve Predictions for the Supplier Market, 2006-2011
About The Authors
Notes and The Research Bases