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A Study Of Performance Measurement In The Outsourcing Decision

A Study Of Performance Measurement In The Outsourcing Decision
  • Author : Ronan McIvor
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 28 May 2009
  • ISBN : 9781856178570
  • Pages : 120 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Outsourcing is a key issue for many organisations having moved from the contracting out of peripheral activities such as cleaning to more critical areas such as design and marketing. This report is for managers and people in finance and accounting functions and takes a practical approach in developing a framework and then applying this framework in an actual organisation which makes it easier for practitioners to understand. • This report provides a framework which incorporates both qualitative and quantitative performance measures that can be used in the outsourcing process • This research is of value to commercial and public sector organisations as well as academics as it provides insights for organisations considering outsourcing that will enable them to assess service levels throughout the contract


A Study Of Performance Measurement In The Outsourcing Decision

A Study Of Performance Measurement In The Outsourcing Decision
  • Author : Ronan McIvor,Anthony Wall,Paul Humphreys,Alan McKittrick
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 28 May 2009
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Outsourcing is a key issue for many organisations having moved from the contracting out of peripheral activities such as cleaning to more critical areas such as design and marketing. This report is for managers and people in finance and accounting functions and takes a practical approach in developing a framework and then applying this framework in an actual organisation which makes it easier for practitioners to understand. • This report provides a framework which incorporates both qualitative and quantitative performance measures


Logistics outsourcing in the food processing industry

Logistics outsourcing in the food processing industry
  • Author : Hsin-I Hsiao
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release : 12 June 2009
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During the last decade, logistics outsourcing is growing in importance worldwide. Meanwhile, many different kinds of logistics services are also introduced in the outsourcing market. However, up to now, there are no guidelines for the food processing industry to identify which logistics activities should be outsourced to which type of logistic service provider (LSP). By combining managerial and economic theory, this book builds an integrated research framework to demonstrate decisive factors for outsourcing different kinds of logistics activities and their


Outsourcing Management Functions for the Acquisition of Federal Facilities

Outsourcing Management Functions for the Acquisition of Federal Facilities
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment,Committee on Outsourcing Design and Construction-Related Management Services for Federal Facilities
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 20 January 2001
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In this study outsourcing is defined as the organizational practice of contracting for services from an external entity while retaining control over assets and oversight of the services being outsourced. In the 1980s, a number of factors led to a renewed interest in outsourcing. For private sector organizations, outsourcing was identified as a strategic component of business process reengineering-an effort to streamline an organization and increase its profitability. In the public sector, growing concern about the federal budget deficit, the



Organizational Productivity and Performance Measurements Using Predictive Modeling and Analytics

Organizational Productivity and Performance Measurements Using Predictive Modeling and Analytics
  • Author : Tavana, Madjid,Szabat, Kathryn,Puranam, Kartikeya
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 21 September 2016
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Businesses are collecting massive amounts of data every day as a way to better understand their processes, competition, and the markets they serve. This data can be used to increase organizational productivity and performance; however, is essential that organizations collecting large data sets have the tools available to them to fully understand the data they are collecting. Organizational Productivity and Performance Measurements Using Predictive Modeling and Analytics takes a critical look at methods for enhancing an organization’s operations and




Outsourcing Management Information Systems

Outsourcing Management Information Systems
  • Author : Schniederjans, Ashlyn,Schniederjans, Dara,Schniederjans, Marc
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 September 2006
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"This book balances the positive outcomes of outsourcing, which have made it a popular management strategy with the negative to provide a more inclusive decision; it explores risk factors that have not yet been widely associated with this strategy. It focuses on the conceptual "what", "why", and "where" aspects of outsourcing as well as the methodological "how" aspects"--Provided by publisher.


Trends and Research in the Decision Sciences

Trends and Research in the Decision Sciences
  • Author : Decision Sciences Institute,Merrill Warkentin
  • Publisher : FT Press
  • Release : 24 December 2014
GET THIS BOOKTrends and Research in the Decision Sciences

Decision science offers powerful insights and techniques that help people make better decisions to improve business and society. This new volume brings together the peer-reviewed papers that have been chosen as the "best of the best" by the field's leading organization, the Decision Sciences Institute. These papers, authored by respected decision science researchers and academics from around the world, will be presented at DSI's 45th Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida in November 2014. The first book of papers ever assembled by




Outsourcing Professional Body of Knowledge - OPBOK Version 10

Outsourcing Professional Body of Knowledge - OPBOK Version 10
  • Author : Jane Chittenden
  • Publisher : Van Haren
  • Release : 03 June 2014
GET THIS BOOKOutsourcing Professional Body of Knowledge - OPBOK Version 10

Outsourcing is here to stay. It is inextricably linked to the globalization of business. International trade networks continue to connect the world's economies and organizations increasingly turn to partners, often through outsourcing, to help them: - better leverage what they are best at,- gain greater flexibility and reach and - drive down their overall business costs and risks. The Harvard Business Review lists outsourcing as one of the most important new management ideas and practices of this century.This