It Outsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, And Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605667714
  • ISBN-13: 9781605667713
  • DDC: 004.068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2650 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This book covers a wide range of topics involved in the outsourcing of information technology through state-of-the-art collaborations of international field experts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Board.
List of Contributors.
Understanding IT Outsourcing: A Perspective for Managers and Decision Makers.
About the Editor.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: Why, When, and What to Outsource.
3: A Paradigmatic and Methodological Review of Research in Outsourcing.
4: IT Outsourcing: Impacts and Challenges.
5: Information Technology/Systems Offshore Outsourcing: Key Risks and Success Factors.
6: Information Technology as a Service.
7: Offshoring: Evolution or Revolution?.
8: Business–Related Determinants of Offshoring Intensity.
9: Making Sense of the Sourcing and Shoring Maze: Various Outsourcing and Offshoring Alternatives.
10: Information Technology Outsourcing.
11: Macro–Economic and Social Impacts of Offshore Outsourcing of Information Technology: Practitioner and Academic Perspectives.
12: Strategies for Business Process Outsourcing: An Analysis of Alternatives, Opportunities, and Risks.
13: Business Process Reengineering and ERP: Weapons for the Global Organization.
14: Global IT Outsourcing: Current Trends, Risks, and Cultural Issues.
15: Outsourcing and Strategic Outsourcing.
16: Strategic Decision Making in Global Supply Networks.
17: An Overview of IT Outsourcing in Public–Sector Agencies.
18: Evolving Relationship between Law, Offshoring of Professional Services, Intellectual Property, and International Organizations.
19: Offshoring in the ICT Sector in Europe: Trends and Scenario Analysis.
20: Scales and Dynamics in Outsourcing.
21: Sourcing and Outsourcing Arithmetic.
22: Classes of Collaborative Networks.
23: IT–Enabled Reengineering: Productivity Impacts.
24: The New Process of Work.
25: Development and Design Methodologies.
26: Managing the Dynamic Reconfiguration of Enterprises.
27: Strategic Approach to Globalization with Mobile Business.
28: Exploratory Study on Effective Control Structure in Global Business Process Sourcing.
29: Understanding Global Information Technology and Outsourcing Dynamics: A Multi–Lens Model.
30: Offshoring: The Transition from Economic Drivers Toward Strategic Global Partnership and 24–Hour Knowledge Factory.
31: Planning for Information Systems Outsourcing.
32: The Journey to New Lands: Utilizing the Global IT Workforce through Offshore–Insourcing.
33: Client–Vendor Relationships in Offshore Applications Development: An Evolutionary Framework.
34: An Outsourcing Acceptance Model: An Application of TAM to Application Development Outsourcing Decisions.
35: Outsourcing and Multi–Party Business Collaborations Modeling.
36: Agile Outsourcing Projects: Structure and Management.
37: Object–Oriented Software Design Patterns Applied to IT Management Theory.
38: The Creation of a Commercial Software Development Company in a Developing Country for Outsourcing Purposes.