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Friday, January 15, 2016

Themes in Managing Global Sourcing

This site covers material for dealing with the following challenges...
  • How should one manage sourcing relationships? (and how does this vary according to the mode?)
  • Relationship development - Important stages of sourcing relationships.
  • Formulating sourcing contracts and service level agreements.
  • Relationship governance structures and practices.
  • Risk management.
  • Facilitating effective communication and learning in context of cultural diversity and distributed work.
  • The enabling role of ICT across organisational boundaries.
  • Identifying and addressing emerging relationship problems.
  • What are the emergent trends in sourcing relationships that are likely to be important in the future?