The Economic Value of Back-sourcing: An Event Study

Nicholas-Donald, Aurelia and Osei-Bryson, Kweku-Muata A. (2017) The Economic Value of Back-sourcing: An Event Study. International Conference on Information Resources Management (CONF-IRM).

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Back-sourcing is the practice of bringing a once outsourced process back to the originating firm. Prior research have established that the opposite of back-sourcing, outsourcing, has generated positive market reactions. This study uses event study methodology to examine market reactions to back-sourcing. The results strongly support the idea that back-sourcing is a good strategic decision.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Informatics > Information System
Depositing User: staff repository 1
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2018 18:21
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2018 18:21

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