A strategic perspective on IT outsourcing
Faculty of Applied Economics
International journal of Asian business and information management
, p. 1-13
University of Antwerp
In the current business environment IT outsourcing has gained prominence. Many firms in Europe outsource their IT requirements to Asia. This study analyzes the factors which favor this trend in which clients are based in Europe and vendors are based in Asia. From a strategic perspective, this study identifies the characteristics that IT activities must possess for them to be outsourced from Europe to Asia. In addition to contributing to academic literature this study will put forward the implications for organization adopting IT outsourcing.