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The Vested Outsourcing Manual

A Guide for Creating Successful Business and Outsourcing Agreements

Authors: Vitasek, K.

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In this must-have guide for creating and implementing successful outsourcing processes and partnerships, Vitasek drives the principles of Vested Outsourcing beyond theory into practice. From shared vision, desired outcomes to win-win and long-term success the manual will help managers build an agreement vested in each other's success.

About the authors

KATE VITASEK is Lead Researcher and Faculty Member for Vested Outsourcing at the University of Tennessee's Centre for Executive Education, USA. Vitasek is also Founder of Supply Chain Visions, a consulting firm that specializes in supply-chain strategy and education. She is a guest faculty at dozens of Universities and also teaches seminars for the Warehouse Education Research Council, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and is on the peer review board for the Journal of Business Logistics with Jeanette Nyden, JD,  Jacqueline Crawford, and Katherine Kawamoto.

Reviews

"Vested Outsourcing truly flips conventional outsourcing on its head. This book is a must read for any company outsourcing that is trying to achieve fast, good and cheap." - Peter Sheahan, Author of the bestselling book Flip

"The journey to a truly collaborative agreement is practically guaranteed if you follow the step-by-step process outlined in this great book." - Dawn Tiura Evans, President and CEO, Sourcing Interests Group

"Vested Outsourcing offers a robust approach for developing high-performing strategic relationships. Read this book and learn how you can take your strategic relationships to the next level." - Tim Cummins, CEO, International Association for Contracting and Commercial Management

"The Vested Outsourcing Manualshould be a must-read for every organization engaged in outsourcing." - Joe Andraski, President and CEO, Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions Association

"This is truly a landmark work, presenting logical, practical, and sound principles and practices for establishing and governing mutually rewarding outsourcing relationships that can withstand the challenges of changing market conditions.It is a masterpiece of common sense." - Jim Groton, renowned dispute resolution expert and former President of the American College of Construction Lawyers

"We've had tremendous success in applying Vested thinking with strategic clients; The Vested Outsourcing Manual now gives us a systematic approach to apply the concepts more broadly." - Lauralee Martin, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer ofJones Lang LaSalle


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: Implementing the Better Way

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Are You Ready?

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 9-23

  • Playing by the Rules

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 25-40

  • Rule #1: Focus on Outcomes, Not Transactions

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 43-90

  • Rule #2: Focus on the What, Not the How

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 91-117

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-51246-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $95.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-11268-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Vested Outsourcing Manual
Book Subtitle
A Guide for Creating Successful Business and Outsourcing Agreements
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51246-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-51246-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-11268-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 395
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