A Study Of Performance Measurement In The Outsourcing Decision

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

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  • Author : Ronan McIvor
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 120 pages
  • ISBN : 9781856178570
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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,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

Supply Chain Management in the Big Data Era

Supply Chain Management in the Big Data Era
  • Author : Chan, Hing Kai,Subramanian, Nachiappan,Abdulrahman, Muhammad Dan-Asabe
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 04 November 2016
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Technological advancements in recent years have led to significant developments within a variety of business applications. In particular, data-driven research provides ample opportunity for enterprise growth, if utilized efficiently. Supply Chain Management in the Big Data Era is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly material on the implementation of big data analytics for improved operations and supply chain processes. Highlighting emerging strategies from different industry perspectives, this book is ideally designed for managers, professionals, practitioners, and students interested

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

Handbook of Research on Managerial Strategies for Achieving Optimal Performance in Industrial Processes

Handbook of Research on Managerial Strategies for Achieving Optimal Performance in Industrial Processes
  • Author : Alor-Hernández, Giner
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 03 May 2016
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Competitive advantage is a key factor to the success of any business in modern society. To achieve this goal, effective strategies for process improvement must be researched and implemented into an organization. The Handbook of Research on Managerial Strategies for Achieving Optimal Performance in Industrial Processes examines optimization techniques for improved business operations and procedures in the industrial sector. Highlighting management techniques, innovative approaches, and technological tools, this publication is an essential reference source for professionals, researchers, consultants, upper-level students,

Enterprise Information Systems

Enterprise Information Systems
  • Author : Slimane Hammoudi,Leszek A. Maciaszek,Michele M. Missikoff,Olivier Camp,José Cordeiro
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 June 2017
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This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, ICEIS 2016, held in Rome, Italy, in April 2016. The 23 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 257 submissions to ICEIS 2016. The volume also contains one invited talk in full paper length. The papers selected to be included in this book contribute to the understanding of relevant trends of current research on enterprise information systems, including issues with regard to enterprise

Handbooks of Management Accounting Research 3-Volume Set

Handbooks of Management Accounting Research 3-Volume Set
  • Author : Christopher S. Chapman,Anthony G. Hopwood,Michael D. Shields
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 January 2009
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Winner of the Management Accounting section of the American Accounting Association notable contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award Volume One of the Handbook of Management Accounting Research series sets the context for the Handbooks, with three chapters outlining the historical development of management accounting as a discipline and as a practice in three broad geographic settings. Volume Two provides insights into research on different management accounting practices. Volume Three features contributions from some of the most influential researchers in various

Outsourcing Management for Supply Chain Operations and Logistics Service

Outsourcing Management for Supply Chain Operations and Logistics Service
  • Author : Folinas, Dimitris
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 August 2012
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Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been a vital part of every economy and every business entity. Both sciences have become prestigious research fields focusing on best practices, concepts, and methods. Outsourcing Management for Supply Chain Operations and Logistics Services is concentrated on the key players of the outsourcing paradigm; the organizations that provide logistics services, the Third Party Logistics (3PL’s), as well as their clients, presenting and promoting the lessons learned by their cooperation. Specifically, this publication presents

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

Handbook of Research on Intrapreneurship and Organizational Sustainability in SMEs

Handbook of Research on Intrapreneurship and Organizational Sustainability in SMEs
  • Author : Perez-Uribe, Rafael,Salcedo-Perez, Carlos,Ocampo-Guzman, David
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 13 April 2018
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Smaller companies are abundant in the business realm and outnumber large companies by a wide margin. Understanding the inner workings of small businesses offers benefits to the consumers and the economy. The Handbook of Research on Intrapreneurship and Organizational Sustainability in SMEs is a critical scholarly resource that examines the strategies and concepts that will assist small and medium-sized enterprises to achieve competitiveness. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as financial management, corporate sustainability, and organizational culture,

Information Systems Outsourcing

Information Systems Outsourcing
  • Author : Rudy Hirschheim,Armin Heinzl,Jens Dibbern
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 24 March 2009
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Three years have passed since the second edition of this book was published. The field of IT outsourcing continues to grow in practice as well as in academia and draws further attention in both domains. Aspects of traditional outsourcing (Part II) have remained pronounced but are becoming more mature. While o- sourcing determinants are still important, they are now of less interest to researchers. Relationship management (Chap. 1) and capability management (Chap. 2) continue to be of interest; so too are outsourcing

Supply Chain Social Sustainability for Manufacturing

Supply Chain Social Sustainability for Manufacturing
  • Author : V. Mani,Catarina Delgado
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 June 2018
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This book highlights a number of social sustainability issues at different stages of the supply chain, and demonstrates how these issues can be addressed by adopting social sustainability practices in the manufacturing supply chain. In the wake of emerging social issues in developing countries, research on social sustainability has gained importance for academics and practitioners alike. The three distinguishable social sustainability dimensions in manufacturing that emerge as a result of this research provide insights for supply chain managers and practitioners