The Routledge Companion to Managing Digital Outsourcing

Erik Beulen (Editor), Pieter M Ribbers (Editor)

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This unique comprehensive collection presents the latest multi-disciplinary research in strategic digital outsourcing and digital business strategy, providing a management decision-making framework for successful long-term relationships and collaboration based on trust and governance.

Part I: Innovation in Business Models and Digital Outsourcing takes an internal company perspective on strategic digital outsourcing, and the importance of trust in outsourcing relationships.

Part II: Inter-organizational Relations and Transfer explores topics underpinning service recipients and service suppliers’ relationships including governance, knowledge transfer and legal aspects.

Part III: From On-site to Cloud discusses the challenges presented by moving to a cloud environment, including risks and controls.

Part IV: Developments to Come explores emerging technologies and their impact on digital outsourcing such as blockchain and the Internet of Things.

In a fiercely competitive market, companies must transform their business models and embrace new approaches. This Companion provides a comprehensive management overview of strategic digital outsourcing and is an invaluable resource for researchers and advanced students in business and strategic information management, as well as a timely resource for systems professionals.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon
Number of pages356
ISBN (Electronic)9781351037785
ISBN (Print)9781138489370
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jul 2020

Publication series

NameRoutledge Companions


  • economics
  • finance
  • business and industry


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