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On the role of sunk costs and asset specificity in outsourcing decisions: a research note

  • Roodhooft, Filip
  • Warlop, Luk

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Accounting, Organizations and Society.

Volume (Year): 24 (1999)
Issue (Month): 4 (May)
Pages: 363-369

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Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:24:y:1999:i:4:p:363-369
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  1. Steven Tadelis & Oliver E.Williamson, 2012. "Transaction Cost Economics
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  4. Chenhall, Robert & Morris, Deigan, 1991. "The effect of cognitive style and sponsorship bias on the treatment of opportunity costs in resource allocation decisions," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 27-46.
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  7. Lieberman, Marvin B, 1991. "Determinants of Vertical Integration: An Empirical Test," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 39(5), pages 451-66, September.
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