Research on Offshore Outsourcing: A Systematic Literature Review
Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 10, Special Issue 1, USA
16 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2010 Last revised: 15 Mar 2012
Date Written: October 9, 2010
The research on offshore-outsourcing is relatively new in international business field. This paper tries to find out the emerging research areas in offshore outsourcing with the use of systematic literature review (SLR) and find out that the case of offshore-outsourcing of small and medium size enterprises are practically inexistent in all three principal research fields such as International Business (IB), Strategic Management (SM) and Supply chain management (SCM). Research focusing on ‘knowledge and innovation’ seeking outsourcing from the outsourcing provider firms is also missing. Author also tries to focus on few emerging arena of research on offshore outsourcing.
Keywords: Offshore Outsourcing, New Global Division of Labor, Multi-Dimensional, Research
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