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The outsourcing of primary activities: theoretical analysis and propositions

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  • Roger Strange

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Management & Governance.

    Volume (Year): 15 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 249-269

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:15:y:2011:i:2:p:249-269

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    Keywords: Externalization; Outsourcing; Resource dependency theory; Resource-based view; Transaction cost economics;

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    1. M. Shyam Kumar, 2013. "Production knowledge and its impact on the mechanisms of governance," Journal of Management and Governance, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 261-281, May.

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