Strategic Posture and Outsourcing

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dc.contributor.author Mahnke, Volker en_US
dc.contributor.author Overby, Mikkel Lucas en_US
dc.contributor.author Özcan, Serden en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-04T10:23:50Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-04T10:23:50Z
dc.date.issued 2004-11-23T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/6499
dc.description.abstract IT-enabled innovations are of increasing importance for competitive success in a range to develop associated competencies - in-house and/or through outsourcing - consequential for creating and sustaining competitive advantage. Against the backdrop of the importance of IT-enabled innovation, the key concern of this chapter is to address the crucial question: How do capability development strategies differ between first-movers and late entrants in IT-enabled services. We develop theory based on three explorative case studies – FedEx, UPS and DHL. An analysis of the three companies reveals that governance choices are influenced by a company’s attempts to create, imitate, and/or leapfrog IT-enabled innovation in varying technological regimes. of industries including express delivery services. How companies choose associated competences - in-house and/or through outsourcing - is conseqcreating and sustaining competitive advantage. Against the backdrop of the of IT-enabled innovation, the key concern of this chapter is to address en_US
dc.format.extent 41 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working paper;2004-018 en_US
dc.subject.other kep en_US
dc.title Strategic Posture and Outsourcing en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt04nov23 miel en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Informatik en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INF en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Informatics en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INF en_US
dc.idnumber x656444443 en_US
dc.publisher.city København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2004 en_US
dc.title.subtitle The case of the US express delivery industry en_US


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