An investigation into how small companies in London and the South East UK engage in IT offshore outsourcing and the impact of culture on this phenomenon
Chang, JL and de Búrca, CM (2016). An investigation into how small companies in London and the South East UK engage in IT offshore outsourcing and the impact of culture on this phenomenon. Procedia Computer Science. 100, pp. 611-618.
|Authors||Chang, JL and de Búrca, CM|
Small businesses are increasingly engaged in IT offshore outsourcing but are as yet few academic studies into this phenomenon. One of the major stumbling blocks of IT offshore outsourcing is cultural difference. A framework of propositions was empirically tested by means of case study of three small businesses based in London and the southeast of England in order to understand the specific challenges and changes for small companies and micro firms engaging in IT offshore outsourcing. Cultural differences are found to play a large part in the outcome of these projects.
|Journal||Procedia Computer Science|
|Journal citation||100, pp. 611-618|
|Publisher||London South Bank University|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.09.202|
|05 Oct 2016|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||14 Feb 2017|
|Accepted||05 Oct 2016|
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