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The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Simon Domberger

Abstract

Among the questions tackled by Simon Domberger in this book are the following: When should organizations contract out services traditionally produced in‐house? Is outsourcing another ephemeral management fad, or is it an efficient and effective means of delivering services and of adding value? What are the characteristics of strategically sound contracting decisions? And how can organizations prosper from the outsourcing revolution? The book is based on over a decade of research and consulting experience, and its conclusions have many practical implications. It develops an analytical decision‐ ... More

Keywords: case studies, contracting out, cost–benefit analysis, decision‐making, firms, outsourcing, strategic planning, structural change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198774570
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198774575.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Domberger, author
University of Sydney

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