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Information systems outsourcing projects as a double moral hazard problem

  • Elitzur, Ramy
  • Gavious, Arieh
  • Wensley, Anthony K.P.

In the past two decades many organizations have turned to other organizations to satisfy their information systems needs. Information systems outsourcing arrangements cover the spectrum from agreements involving the delivery of all information services to those providing specific services such as systems development, communications management, desktop computing provision and maintenance, and so on.

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Volume (Year): 40 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 379-389

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