Adding value to IT Outsourcing practices in global companies: A case study of Electrolux
2008 (English)In: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN THE MODERN ORGANIZATIONS: TRENDS & SOLUTIONS / [ed] Soliman, KS, GARDEN CITY PARK: INT BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOC-IBIMA , 2008, 667-673 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
In today's business, organizations seek to optimize the use of their global IT resources therefore IT Outsourcing (ITO) is a toot that enables this optimization, especially when resources with specific competence are needed. The purpose of this paper is to examine what can be learned from best practices regarding ITO in case of Electrolux a Swedish leading global company. We have done that by carrying out a critical analysis of the ITO success factors by analyzing different aspects of ITO in case of Electrolux, and also by using transaction cost economics (TCE). Moreover, in our analysis, we have considered as important factors the outsourcing drivers and models and types of outsourcing that we have identified to have a great impact on the IT outsourcing practices and outcomes.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
GARDEN CITY PARK: INT BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOC-IBIMA , 2008. 667-673 p.
, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN THE MODERN ORGANIZATIONS: TRENDS & SOLUTIONS, VOLS 1 AND 2
Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-38671ISI: 000255548600083ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84896116904ISBN: 978-0-9753393-8-1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-38671DiVA: diva2:448020
9th International-Business-Information-Management-Association Conference (IBIMA), Marrakech, MOROCCO, JAN 04-06, 2008
QC 201110132011-10-132011-08-312011-10-13Bibliographically approved