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Sourcing of Application Software Services Empirical Evidence of Cultural, Industry and Functional Differences

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ISBN-10: 3790802174

ISBN-13: 9783790802177

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jens Dibbern

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Description:

The field of Information Systems (IS) outsourcing has drawn considerable attention among scientists and practitioners for the past fifteen years. The present book analyses why organizations insource or outsource IS functions - specifically the development and maintenance of software applications. Concepts from transaction cost theory, resource-based theory, incomplete contracts theory, the theory of planned behaviour, and cross-cultural research are integrated into a coherent framework that recognizes the economic, strategic, and social dimension of the IS sourcing decision. This framework is specified in a research model and empirically tested across countries (Germany versus USA),…    
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Book details

List price: $159.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Physica-Verlag
Publication date: 6/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction
Theoretical framework on information systems sourcing
Empirical test of sourcing model
Discussion of model findings
Conclusion