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Връзка между аутсорсинг и иновации при информационните технологии
Outsourcing-Innovations Relations in Information Technologies

Author(s): Magdalina Genova
Subject(s): Economy, Supranational / Global Economy, Business Economy / Management, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Университет за национално и световно стопанство (УНСС)
Keywords: Outsourcing; Innovations; Information Technologies; IT;
Summary/Abstract: The relations between the outsourcing and the innovation are complex and multidimensional. Some research papers in the information systems and technologies field suggest that the outsourcing is a mean employed by the companies to boost their innovation potential as, in a model of an open economy, the company has access to the knowledge of all participants in the value chain. Other researches, mostly regarding the outsourcing in the IT, present theoretical concepts and empirical data leading us to contrasting conclusions – the outsourcing is decreasing the innovation potential as a company loses its knowledge and competencies. In order to explain the relation between the outsourcing and the innovations, we shall first have better understanding of innovations of all kind and have this knowledge combined with the already existent discoveries in the outsourcing and innovation literature. This way we would be able to evaluate whether the outsourcing serves as a factor impacting company’s innovation potential.

  • Page Range: 108-115
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Bulgarian