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How Formal Governance Affects Multisourcing Success: A Multi-level Perspective

Oliver Krancher, Ilan Oshri, Julia Kotlarsky, Jens Dibbern
2018 unpublished
Our study set about addressing this gap by examining how these three dimensions of multisourcing success can be achieved through formal governance.  ...  Multisourcing has become a common sourcing model in recent outsourcing practice.  ...  The results provide novel insights into how formal governance strategies and the interactions between them affect different dimensions of success in multisourcing arrangements.  ... 
doi:10.7892/boris.120403 fatcat:m4dtazoo4rgfzij2t7a7qr4jje

Adapting IT Service Management for Successful Multi-Sourcing Service Integration

Marius Goldberg, Gerhard Satzger, Hansjörg Fromm
2016 European Conference on Information Systems  
So far, however, there is a lack of guidance on how to adequately adapt IT service management for integration of multiple sourcing arrangements.  ...  Our research contributes to both theory and practice by developing a ranking of IT service management processes according to their importance for service integration success.  ...  Rajamäki and Vuorinen (2013) provide an alternative governance model for multi-sourcing.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/GoldbergSF16 fatcat:kas5bbv2xrelziksumtsn2gm7i

A Conceptual Framework of Knowledge Integration in Multisourcing Arrangements

Xiaowei Jin, Julia Kotlarsky
2012 International Conference on Information Systems  
The paper develops a conceptual framework of knowledge integration in the multisourcing arrangements, based on a detailed review of current literature on knowledge integration and applying it to the multi-vendor  ...  This paper explores the antecedents and mechanisms which facilitate the success of knowledge integration across multiple stakeholders in multisourcing and the outcomes of successful knowledge integration  ...  Insights for the Multisourcing Context This category summarized organizational capabilities and how they affect the knowledge integration process.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/JinK12 fatcat:ou5mirj2mjfa5dzz6s3edqa6ui

Leadership succession and firm performance in an emerging economy: Successor origin, relational embeddedness, and legitimacy

Chi-Nien Chung, Xiaowei Rose Luo
2012 Strategic Management Journal  
We examine how leadership transition affects firm performance in emerging economies.  ...  Building upon the social embeddedness and neo-institutional perspectives, we argue for the importance of alignment between successor origin and social context for firm performance.  ...  In emerging markets, leaders are likely to possess high levels of latitude given weak market regulations, the fast pace and multi-dimensional nature of change, and the absence of a 'template' for success  ... 
doi:10.1002/smj.2011 fatcat:7izu4ygbgfbzfh4soxqvgiauky

Tensions in Global IT Multisourcing Arrangements: Examining the Barriers to Attaining Common Value Creation

Albert Plugge, Harry Bouwman
2018 Journal of Global Information Technology Management  
An exploratory, casestudy is used to study a global IT multisourcing arrangement.  ...  Previous contributions on IT multisourcing were mainly focused on strategy and governance. The way in which actors exchange value as well as information and knowledge has been ignored.  ...  First, we studied context-related information from a broader organizational ecosystem perspective, as well as from a technical perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1097198x.2018.1536595 fatcat:g74aacvlorav3iw3qzys6ofkxa

Toward a model of effective monitoring of IT application development and maintenance suppliers in multisourced environments

Thomas Ph. Herz, Florian Hamel, Falk Uebernickel, Walter Brenner
2013 International Journal of Accounting Information Systems  
In this study, we intend to sharpen the existing understanding of how corporations manage and monitor suppliers in a multisourced environment and of why specific key performance indicators (KPIs) are utilized  ...  Many international corporations are now adopting multisourcing approaches to information technology (IT).  ...  By way of example, Clark et al. (1995, p.234) state that "the truly critical success factors associated with successful outsourcing are those associated with vendor governance."  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.accinf.2012.12.003 fatcat:7tn3dq4spbfdjizkduo7ymhr3e

Single Sourcing Versus Multisourcing: The Role of Effort Interdependence, Metric-Outcome Misalignment, and Incentive Design

Shantanu Bhattacharya, Alok Gupta, Sameer Hasija
2012 Social Science Research Network  
We model these sourcing strategies when incentive contracts are based on a verifiable project metric that may or may not be aligned with the project outcome.  ...  When the verifiable metric and the project outcome are aligned, single-sourcing performs better than multisourcing if the client and vendor efforts are interdependent, and as well as multisourcing if the  ...  However, the new strategy also engenders a need for a higher level of governance, management, and coordination of vendor efforts.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2016119 fatcat:pxl3ln6rxfholmujqwp4tl72ui

Multi-Source Assessment - A Total Quality Management Driven Performance Appraisal System: The Issue of Fairness

Zaini Abdullah, Rushami Zien Yusoff
2020 Malaysian Management Journal  
The study was con- ducted using multi-group experimental design in a field setting.  ...  Total Quality Management takes a system - oriented perspective in managing individuals and group performance and must be compatible with continuous improvement efforts and customer-based strategies.  ...  The call to bring about changes in government's rigid mechanism of performance ratings and assessment requires significant changes to how government employees are evaluated on their performance.  ... 
doi:10.32890/mmj.8.1.2004.8754 fatcat:27qqw3ar7zgv3md66toi6bi3ym

Information Technology Outsourcing Chain: Literature Review and Implications for Development of Distributed Coordination

Malgorzata Pankowska
2019 Sustainability  
The paper aims to analyse how the management science literature explains sustainable coordination and management of Information Technology (IT) outsourcing chains.  ...  A systematic literature review reveals that IT outsourcing is developed in collaborative networks and chains.  ...  Sooner or later such an activity is formalized, so the regular multisourcing is realized or otherwise the crowdsourcing is discontinued. The term "crowdsourcing" was coined by Jeff Howe [13] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11051460 fatcat:aghxdxio6zgjlbbgoneoqqrsoy

Leadership Development among Universities in Kosovo: Challenges and Alternatives

Arif Shala, Bekim Baliqi
2018 Comparative Professional Pedagogy  
School leaders who are considered to be successful at leading tend to make sure that their staff have access to workplace learning and training with many schools providing sets of professional learning  ...  It has been substantiated that practices such as multisource feedback, action learning and coaching have proven to be useful and their application could increase leadership capacities of educational institutions  ...  The multisource feedback gives, on the one hand, an entirely accurate picture of the leader's performance (Day, 2000) and on the other hand, leaders can gain a more comprehensive perspective of their  ... 
doi:10.2478/rpp-2018-0041 fatcat:zo4jgxbce5d4vdme5ugr5mq7wy

Organizational control rationales in knowledge-intensive organizations: An integrative review of emerging trends

Carlos Martin-Rios
2018 Journal of Public Affairs  
In doing so, it offers a comprehensive conceptual framework for the study of control in KIOs and suggests a number of propositions for future research.  ...  This paper uses a complete review of organizational control configuration (OCC) literature to illustrate the complexity and dynamics of control in knowledge intensive organizations (KIOs).  ...  Prior research has found that a multi-level perspective on control rationales is crucial for organizational control in KIOs (Simons, 2005 (iv) Communication intensive organizations Emphasis on encultured  ... 
doi:10.1002/pa.1695 fatcat:jw76i55zyjeahkvfnpjzjrq2am

Secure Dispatch of Mobile Sensors in a Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks

Shalini Kumari H. A
2012 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
This paper contributes in defining a suitable data security mechanism.  ...  As WSN is vulnerable to attacks, a big challenge is to provide security for the communication that takes place between the base station and mobile sensor.  ...  OR -multi vendor coordination‖ OR -multi-vendors alliance‖ OR -multi-vendors partnerships‖ OR -multisourcing contract‖) Success factors :( -Success elements‖ OR factors OR -success factors‖ OR -success  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-0320105 fatcat:j3oxmdkdfbdath32olceuftbm4

Information Systems Offshoring—A Literature Review and Analysis

Martin Wiener, Bianca Vogel, Michael Amberg
2010 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
To adequately address the immense diversity of these publications, a multi-perspective research framework consisting of three perspectives, namely, research focus, research approach, and reference theory  ...  (project) management perspective.  ...  In this context, Rai et al. [2009] apply a social embeddedness perspective to theorize how and why relational and cultural factors affect the success of strategic ISO projects.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.02725 fatcat:brb34eksq5hmrnfq5hjldlmctu

Vendor-Vendor Knowledge Transfer In Global ISD Outsourcing Projects: Insights From A German Case Study

Katharina Schott
2011 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems  
Thus, the purpose of this paper is to analyze how and through which factors vendor-vendor knowledge transfer is shaped.  ...  The case comprises a global ISD project initiated by a large German bank involving several globally distributed vendors.  ...  a successful overall service delivery.  ... 
dblp:conf/pacis/Schott11 fatcat:e7g67pvsyrfknnrixgrkndfwqy

COVID- 19: outcomes for Global Supply Chains

Luis Miguel Fonseca, Américo Lopes Azevedo
2020 Management şi Marketing  
(2) How do these factors affect post-COVID-19 operating performance?  ...  The propositions regarding the contingency factors and their impact on the Supply Chain operating performance in post-COVID-19 suggest that successful companies will focus on creating a new kind of operational  ...  Proposition 5: The demand for more robust and resilient Supply Chains will lead to multi-level sourcing policies.  ... 
doi:10.2478/mmcks-2020-0025 fatcat:l7adu6xayjf3fpg6zmooywz5ty
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