Outsourcing and Subcontracting

Furneaux, Craig (2013) Outsourcing and Subcontracting. In Smith, Vicki (Ed.) Sociology of Work : An Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications Inc., California, USA, pp. 669-673.

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Abstract

Outsourcing, or contracting-out as it is also known, is a prevalent business practice across all sectors of the economy. This entry will give a number of explanations about why organizations outsource, as well as a number of difficulties which may be encountered when outsourcing...

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ID Code: 63986
Item Type: Reference Entry
Keywords: Outsourcing, Subcontracting
ISBN: 9781452205069
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 SAGE Publications, Inc.
Deposited On: 05 Nov 2013 23:32
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2013 18:16

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