Sourcing Models: What and When to Outsource or Offshore

  • Ilan Oshri
  • Julia Kotlarsky
  • Leslie P. Willcocks


Clients are facing a large variety of alternatives to choose from when making sourcing decisions, which means that they need to take into account a number of considerations to be able to make the right decision. This chapter focuses on sourcing models for client firms and how to make sourcing decisions. In particular, it covers the following topics:
  • Sourcing models

  • Factors to consider when making a decision about outsourcing and offshoring

  • The most suitable processes for outsourcing and offshoring.


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© Ilan Oshri, Julia Kotlarsky and Leslie P. Willcocks 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilan Oshri
    • 1
  • Julia Kotlarsky
    • 2
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
    • 3
  1. 1.Loughborough UniversityUK
  2. 2.Aston UniversityUK
  3. 3.London School of EconomicsLondonUK

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