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Theoretical Foundation and Related Research

Abstract

This chapter provides the foundation for our research on cooperative sourcing. In the first part (section 2.1), the theoretical foundation is developed from different economic and organizational theories, while the second part (2.2) reviews the application of these theories to the outsourcing phenomenon in earlier related research on identifying the determinants of outsourcing decisions. Based on the results of this chapter and the empirical data in chapter 3, the formal cooperative sourcing model is developed in chapter 4.

Keywords

Transaction Cost Business Process Banking Industry Agency Cost Agency Theory 
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