TITLE

OUTSOURCE IN 7 STEPS

AUTHOR(S)
Oshri, Ilan
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Supply Management;4/1/2010, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article outlines a method to effective outsourcing management. The seven lessons on how to achieve better results from outsourcing are discussed, including figuring the context of the outsourcing activity, planning the outsourcing strategy, having a benchmark, realising value over time, training the chief information officer (CIO) to become a strategist, building the retained organisation, and making investments in outsourcing learning capabilities.
ACCESSION #
51207161

 

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