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Outsourcing, Teamwork and Business Management
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Editors: Karl E. Carettas
Book Description:
This new book is dedicated to the nontrivial problems of organizations trying to accomplish anything. Outsourcing, for all its seemingly attractiveness, contains hidden costs in coordinating and can involve creating negative customer responses. Teamwork is a concept of significance in outsourcing as well as in internal activities all of which are within the realm of business management.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Offshoring Knowledge Work: How Far Can It Go? Evidence from Drug R&D;pp. 1-14
(David Finegold, Rutgers Univ., Niclas Erhardt, University of Maine and Mari Sako, Univ of Oxford)

Multinational Exploration of Acquired R & D Activities;pp. 15-30
(Jens Gammelgaard, Copenhagen Business School, Dept. of International Economics and Management, Frederiksberg, Denmark)

Management and Control in Service Firms: Bridging the Gap between Organization Studies and Service Management;pp. 31-45
(Per Skalen, Service Research Center, Karlstad Univ., Karlstad, Sweden)

Activity Awareness and Complex Teamwork;pp. 47-72
(John Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson, Craig H. Ganoe, Marcela Borge, Jamika D. Burge, Umer Farooq,Gregorio Convertino, Paula M. Bach, Helena Mentis and Hao Jiang, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA)

Teamwork in Today's World;pp. 73-82
(Carol Boswell, Texas Tech Univ. Health Sciences Center, Odessa, Texas)

Teamwork and PBL-Based Teacher Education: A Study on Prospective Science Teacher's Opinions;pp. 83-98
(Laurinda Leite & Esmeralda Esteves, Univ. of Minho, Braga, Portugal)

Developing Effective Teams and Protecting the Vulnerable: An Interprofessional Journey;pp. 99-113
(Susan Morison, Centre for Excellence in Interprofessional Education, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen's Univ., Belfast, Moira Stewart, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen's Univ., Belfast)

The Impact of Engineering Design on Outsourcing Decisions;pp. 115-134
(Mahmood Al-Kindi and Ali A. Yassine, Product Development Research Laboratory, Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL)

Time Allocation and Outsourcing within Households: Differences in Lifestyle between Native Dutch and Immigrants in the Netherlands;pp. 135-166
(J.R. Cornelisse-Vermaat, Dept. of Marketing and Consumer Behavior, Wageningen Univ. Hollandesweg, Wageningen, the Netherlands, Maassen van den Brink, Dept. of General Economics, Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, J.A.C. van Ophem, Economics of Consumers and Households, Wageningen Univ. Hollandesweg, Wageningen, the Netherlands, G. Antonides, Wageningen Univ. Hollandseweg, Wageningen, the Netherlands)

Outsourcing and Public Sector Efficiency: How Effective is Outsourcing in Dealing with Impure Public Goods?;pp. 167-189
(Argentino Pessoa, Faculdade de Economia do Porto, Porto, Portugal)


Examination of Dedicated Relationships between Automotive Suppliers and Carmakers: Evidence on the Flagship / 5 Partners Model;pp. 191-212
(Bart Kamp, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam , Rotterdam The Netherlands)

Allocating Outsourced Warranty Service Contracts;pp. 213-234
(Michelle Opp, Ivo Adan, Vidyadhar G. Kulkarni, Jayashankar M. Swaminathan, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, Dept. of Statistics and Operations Research, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Technisch Univ. Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

The Importance of Context in Determining Consumer Response to Food Safety Events: The Case of Mad Cow Disease Discovery in Canada, Japan and the United States;pp. 235-265
(Sayed Saghaian, Leigh Maynard, and Michael Reed, Univ. of Kentucky)

Index

   Series:
      Management Science - Theory and Applications
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 283 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-956-8
   Status: AV
  
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