Why Outsource? Multiple Perspectives on Outsourcing

Outsourcing has long been the subject of management studies. Though the issue has been analysed from multiple perspectives, a unified, coherent view of outsourcing is still lacking. In this Working Paper, Professors Dalsace and Cool, along with Nicola Dragonetti, identify the major rationales for outsourcing and test these against data for French small and medium-sized enterprises. Their results are surprising and have … [ Read more ]