The Effect of Risks and Strategic Recognition on the Degree of IT Outsourcing

IS 아웃소싱의 위험과 아웃소싱의 정도에 관한 연구

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  • Published : 2002.06.01

Abstract

Today, IT outsourcing has become a very important management strategy of implementing information systems in organizations. This paper investigates the risks and strategic recognition as a key factors effecting on the degree of outsourcing, Specifically the risks of outsourcing and its four components-control risk, economical risk, technical risk, relational risk-are examined to be a negative effect on the degree of outsourcing. And strategic recognition about outsourcing is examined to be a mediator factor between the risks and the degree of outsourcing. To empirically test these relationships, data are gathered from senior IT managers in 62 corporations. Results of this study show that the degree of outsourcing is strongly influenced by control risk, economical risk, relational risk. But technical risk does not influence on the degree of outsourcing. And strategic recognition about outsourcing is found that is mediator concern with the risks and the degree of outsourcing. The results indicate to provide a good framework to minimize the risks for IT outsourcing success.

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