Socially Responsible Outsourcing: Global Sourcing with Social Impact (Technology) (Hardcover)

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By Brian Nicholson (Editor), Ron Babin (Editor), Mary C. Lacity (Editor)
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A compilation of prestigious contributions from eminent thinkers in the field, this book focuses on the topic of socially responsible outsourcing (SRO). Building on the previous title in this series, Socially Responsible Outsourcing develops the concept of 'Impact Sourcing' which has gained increased commercial and academic interest over the past four years, and discusses how and why clients and providers have embraced social responsibility. Socially Responsible Outsourcing includes research frameworks, rich case studies, and an SRO agenda for the future.

About the Author


Dr. Mary Lacity is Curators' Professor of Information Systems and an International Business Fellow at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA. She is also Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, UK and has published twenty books.Dr Brian Nicholson is Professor at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. Since 1995, he has been involved in teaching, research and consultancy projects in the broad area of global sourcing of software and other business processes. Brian has authored two previous books including Sustainable Global Outsourcing (Palgrave, 2012) with Ron Babin.Dr. Ron Babin is Associate Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. His research focuses on the role of global IT and business process outsourcing in business and the impact on society. Dr. Babin teaches Global Technology Trends to MBA and undergraduate students. He is also an accomplished executive educator in the area of outsourcing strategy, governance and relationship management. Prior to joining Ryerson University, Dr. Babin was a strategy partner at Accenture and at KPMG.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137557285
ISBN-10: 1137557281
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: February 3rd, 2016
Pages: 235
Language: English
Series: Technology