Strategic approach to outsourcing the research and development function.

Firend, A.R, 2010. Strategic approach to outsourcing the research and development function. International Journal of Business and Management Research, 3 (1).

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This paper proposes an approach for outsourcing the R&D function. This model is to serve as a strategic approach to outsourcing that considers number of elements with strategic competitive advantage as an ultimate objective. This paper suggest that outsourcing research and development should be planed and conducted from a strategic standpoint and have positive impact on organizational competitive position by incorporating it into the overall strategy of the organization to reduce the number of risks inherited in the outsourcing process, and ultimately, achieve competitive advantage.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Strategic outsourcing, competitive advantage, research and development
Group:Business School
ID Code:24427
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:26 Jul 2016 13:21
Last Modified:26 Jul 2016 13:21


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