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dc.contributor.author Smuts, H
dc.contributor.author Loock, M
dc.contributor.author van der Merwe, A
dc.contributor.author Kotzé, Paula
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-20T07:37:40Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-20T07:37:40Z
dc.date.issued 2015-07
dc.identifier.citation Smuts, H, Loock, M, van der Merwe A and Kotzé, P. 2015. Knowledge requirements for information systems outsourcing. In: Strategic Information Technology Governance and Organizational Politics in Modern Business. IGI Global: Hershey, USA en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9781466685246
dc.identifier.uri http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/knowledge-requirements-for-information-systems-outsourcing/133898
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/8499
dc.description Copyright: IGI Global: New York, USA. Due to copyright restrictions, the attached PDF file only contains the abstract of the full text item. For access to the full text item, please consult the publisher's website en_US
dc.description.abstract Information systems (IS) outsourcing is a complex, multi-layered and a multifaceted concept. An organisation may gain access to knowledge it does not own in-house or be able to obtain it at a lower price by entering into an outsourcing relationship. At the same time, the organisation may risk losing key skills and capabilities unless the outsourcing arrangement is managed strategically and knowledge transferred properly. Knowledge management is valuable in preventing a loss of knowledge when an organisation outsources its information system activities. This chapter analyses and describes the knowledge requirements relevant in an IS outsourcing arrangement. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IGI Global en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow;15545
dc.subject Information systems outsourcing en_US
dc.subject IS Outsourcing en_US
dc.subject Knowledge management system source en_US
dc.subject Knowledge components referenced en_US
dc.subject knowledge conversion en_US
dc.title Knowledge requirements for information systems outsourcing en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US


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