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Conclusion: The Global Outsourcing Discourse

  • Eleni Lioliou
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
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Part of the Technology, Work and Globalization book series (TWG)

Abstract

This final chapter provides an overview of the set-up and research conducted and provides additional commentary on the research findings and contributions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleni Lioliou
    • 1
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
    • 2
  1. 1.Queen Mary University of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.London School of EconomicsLondonUK

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