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Country attractiveness for offshoring and offshore outsourcing: additional considerations

Julia Kotlarsky, Ilan Oshri
2008 Journal of Information Technology  
In this article, we review aspects relating to the attractiveness of India for information technology offshore -outsourcing.  ...  We consider an alternative approach to analyze country attractive in which the client's strategic intent behind going offshore and the vendor's global dispersedness and its local knowledge define the attractiveness  ...  He is the cofounder of the Global Sourcing Workshop. www.ilanoshri.com. attractiveness for offshoring and offshore outsourcing J Kotlarsky and I Oshri Country  ... 
doi:10.1057/jit.2008.17 fatcat:a3umnrzr5rgd7cejaj4ccv35li

Offshore Outsourcing

Georg Erber*, Aida Sayed-Ahmed**
2005 Intereconomics. Review of European Economic Policy  
Article Offshore outsourcing: A global shift in the present IT industry Intereconomics Suggested Citation: Erber, Georg; Sayed-Ahmed, Aida (2005) : Offshore outsourcing: A global shift in the present  ...  An additional payment of six to ten per cent has to be expected for managing the offshore contract. 16 All three phases taken together add up to a considerable amount of hidden costs.  ...  Outsourcing always involves a considerable degree of two-way information exchange, coordination and trust.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10272-005-0141-8 fatcat:ps5fowhifzexpnjiesishtrapm

Off-Shoring And Outsourcing

Simran K. Kahai, Tejinder S. Sara, Paramjit S. Kahai
2011 Journal of Applied Business Research  
, offshore outsourcing, and off-shoring</span>.  ...  <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Today, off-shoring continues to generate considerable debate on the long-run impact. Also, there is considerable misunderstanding about this phenomenon.  ...  Even though low labor costs have existed for many years in these and other developing countries, it is the rapid advances in technology and global communications that has made offshoring attractive, albeit  ... 
doi:10.19030/jabr.v27i1.915 fatcat:7qlz7panqvel3f5jwl7zriv5oy

The challenges of offshoring and outsourcing

M. Stojanov
2017 Trakia Journal of Sciences  
With the business model of outsourcing and offshoring, organizations receive suitable tool for managing company resources and optimizing the quality of their business processes.  ...  The continuous development of outsourcing and offshoring and the associated advantages and disadvantages with them can be a factor in the competitiveness of modern business at regional, national and global  ...  , Bulgaria is ranked 12th out of 55 countries included in the most recent tracking of attractiveness for global outsourcing and offshoring (Figure 1).  ... 
doi:10.15547/tjs.2017.s.01.016 fatcat:4arozfgqmbhy5gapquiklytbdm

Developing a Model for Offshore Outsourcing

Naureen Khan, Wendy L. Currie, Matthew W. Guah
2003 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
It attempts to analyse and identify eight essential factors of the present offshore outsourcing model and they are-Contract, Infrastructure, Quality, IPR/confidentiality, Culture, Trade policy, Project  ...  Using a case study method, each factor has been selected in order to propose enhancements to the model by developing a matrix that elaborates the criteria for selecting an offshore outsourcing vendor.  ...  However, if these factors are not considered, then offshore outsourcing looks a very complex and uncertain. In addition, the literature also suggests some possible areas for exploration.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/KhanCG03 fatcat:bisfv3ysxzfnvj7cdaavfclrtm

From Application Outsourcing to Infrastructure Management:

Erik Beulen, Paul Van Fenema, Wendy Currie
2005 European Management Journal  
Therefore it will become increasingly necessary for Service Providers to develop offshore outsourcing capabilities. Key drivers for offshoring are cost savings and globalisation (Carmel, 1999) .  ...  For offshore infrastructure management quality is still a concern for most of the managers in developed countries (Caldwell  ...  Nevertheless, we conclude that implementing offshore infrastructure management is becoming attractive and sometimes necessary for service recipients and Service Providers alike.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.emj.2005.02.010 fatcat:6jdtk6pojjfpvbjvsbrp3s42vi

Profiting from business process outsourcing

S. Namasivayam
2004 IT Professional Magazine  
to outsource to low-labor-cost countries.  ...  We'll treat India as the proxy for offshore BPO outsourcing and examine this model's sustainability. Offshoring: When does it make sense?  ... 
doi:10.1109/mitp.2004.1265537 fatcat:w73vd7b2d5h63pmxfnrh5hozoe

Business process outsourcing

2003 Work Study  
However, the main drivers for off-shore outsourcing remain to be cost-related considerations.  ...  (for offshore outsourcing) of around 50% of US-based expenses.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ws.2003.07952faf.003 fatcat:phebedvzdrcjbmmc63ht6zasx4

Small Firms and Offshore Software Outsourcing

Erran Carmel, Brian Nicholson
2005 Journal of Global Information Management  
It seems surprising that small firms engage in offshore outsourcing given that they lack the resources that large firms possess to overcome the difficulties involved.  ...  We identify nine such approaches: three for client firms and six for suppliers.  ...  and resources (such as reputation and dedicated staff) to attract and retain the best offshore staff.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jgim.2005070103 fatcat:zt5crz4mlzcuhi3j6mepn4ijjy

Outreaching, Outsourcing, and Disembedding

Sara Heidenreich
2017 Science, Technology and Human Values  
This paper analyzes offshore wind scientists' narratives about science-technology-society relations and their role in them.  ...  It particularly focuses on the nuanced and detailed reasons that scientists give for their level of engagement with society.  ...  Acknowledgements I want to thank the anonymous reviewers and the editors for very helpful comments and Knut H. Sørensen for his valuable guidance throughout the drafting of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0162243917726578 fatcat:snpyntfvgveytlzmjrbyuplpkm

The Osmosis Model for Studying Offshore Business Process Outsourcing

Nir Kshetri, Nicholas C. Williamson
2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Managerial and policy implications are discussed and directions for further research have been suggested.  ...  Although offshore BPO has been a focus of considerable attention in popular press, there is a serious dearth of academic research on this area.  ...  Viewing from the angle of osmosis, three categories of factors influence the "osmotic pressure" or the attractiveness of offshore outsourcing for a job of given outsourcing potential (Figure 1 and Table  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/KshetriW04 fatcat:wx6texjbgvfa3etvn52sk4d7ym

Offshore Outsourcing: A Dynamic Causal Model of Counteracting Forces

AMITAVA DUTTA, RAHUL ROY
2005 Journal of Management Information Systems  
On the supply side, as IT salaries in outsourcing vendor nations increase, they become less attractive for offshoring.  ...  The rapid growth in IT offshoring has attracted considerable attention in the United States among IT practitioners, legislators, and the public at large, with strong views being expressed in favor of as  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2005.11045850 fatcat:67cbvjpyuneg5ljciemnbobnxa

STRATEGIC OUTSOURCING UNDER ECONOMIES OF SCALE

Yutian Chen, Debapriya Sen
2012 Bulletin of Economic Research  
Economies of scale in upstream production can lead both disintegrated downstream firm as well as its vertically integrated rival to outsource offshore for intermediate goods, even if offshore production  ...  To quote one observation, "in most offshore countries, the salaries for software developers have been continually growing over the past few years.  ...  With price competition, it again occurs that, in equilibrium both I and D outsource to the offshore fringe for good α even if the offshore provider has a modest cost disadvantage.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8586.2012.00467.x fatcat:zss3igbfobdlvm4jv42mzvob5a

Assessing the cost of Outsourcing: Efficiency, Effectiveness and Risk

Todd Little
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Exploring Quantifiable IT Yields  
Offshore outsourcing is a popular approach for companies looking to reduce software development costs.  ...  We have found that the full picture of cost and value requires looking at efficiency, effectiveness, and risk.  ...  The seemingly low costs for offshore development made it look attractive as a means to reduce costs. Table 1 indicates our experience with the relative cost for a developer for several countries.  ... 
doi:10.1109/equity.2007.4 fatcat:2tbhh6xacjdffksa7s6lq6u6b4

Economics of Offshore IT Outsourcing: An International Trade Perspective

Bijoy Bordoloi, Anne Powell
2013 Technology and Investment  
Is offshore outsourcing really bad for the US economy? If yes, why did so many US companies, including IT companies, start outsourcing to begin with and still continue to do so?  ...  In recent times, offshore outsourcing of Information Technology (IT) products and services, including software development and maintenance activities, has been an issue of much controversy in the United  ...  In addition, access to more or better IT skills and/or expertise, and a desire for business process improvements also motivates the decision to outsource.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ti.2013.44032 fatcat:7aafpjbbkfd3jbh4deq5yrbhlq
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