Vested Outsourcing, Second Edition

Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing

Authors: Vitasek, K., Ledyard, M.

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About this book

In her classic book Vested Outsourcing , Kate Vitasek identified the top 10 flaws in most outsourced business models and shows organizations how to rethink their outsourcing relationships in a way that will lower costs, improve service, and increase innovation. This revised edition includes updated case studies and a new chapter based on Dell.

About the authors

Kate Vitasek is the founder and managing partner of Supply Chain Visions, a Kirkland, Wash., consulting firm that specializes in supply-chain strategy and education. She is a faculty member at the University of Tennessee's Center for Executive Education and she teaches MBA classes on performance management and lean supply chains at Wright State University. Vitasek also teaches seminars for the Warehouse Education Research Council and is on the peer review board for the Journal of Business Logistics.

Mike Ledyard is a veteran executive of international sourcing, manufacture, and importation, as well as the co author of Keeping Score: Measuring the Business Value of Logistics in the Supply Chain

Karl Manrod is professor of management, marketing, and logistics at Georgia Southern University and the director of the Southern Center for Logistics and Intermodal Transportation. Karl is a widely published though leader in the area of performance management.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • The Whole Nine Yards

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 7-16

  • An Outsourcing Primer

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 17-25

  • Ten Ailments of Traditional Outsource Relationships

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 27-38

  • Changing the Game: The Rise of Vested Outsourcing

    Vitasek, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 41-66

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Vested Outsourcing, Second Edition
Book Subtitle
Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32118-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137321183
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-29719-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45207-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XII, 227
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