outsourcing governance

Outsourcing Governance for Success

This research explored best practices in outsourcing governance and discovered that, as expected, structure is important but effective governance must be supplemented with a partnership view, the right attitude and behavior fostering partnerships. Good Read!

Introduction to Outsourcing Models

The authors discuss aligning sourcing strategy with business objectives i.e. results driven strategic sourcing. The white paper introduces common outsourcing models that produce results – staff augmentation, managed services, project outsourcing, and out tasking.

Best Practices for Smarter Sourcing

Can Information Technology, which is critical to an organization’s success, deliver without a sourcing capability? The authors argue that not only is a sourcing strategy critical to IT value but also that a successful strategy requires a focus away from cost to competency.

Which Buyers’ Skills Shape Supplier Performance?

This paper studies how buyers’ technical expertise and supplier governance skills shape their satisfaction with suppliers’ performance i.e. price, quality, and cooperativeness of products or services bought.