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Country Attractiveness for Sourcing

  • Ilan Oshri
  • Julia Kotlarsky
  • Leslie P. Willcocks

Abstract

This chapter discusses the maturity of various geographical locations worldwide and the factors that clients and suppliers take into account when deciding on their offshoring and offshore-outsourcing strategies. We focus on the following aspects:
  • An overview of sourcing destinations

  • Criteria for selecting locations

  • The advantages of nearshoring as a sourcing option.

Keywords

Call Centre Labour Resource BRIC Country Capability Maturity Model Offshore Location 
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Copyright information

© 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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