Progressive companies and University programs have recently begun to rethink outsourcing models. In Vested Outsourcing, thought-leader Kate Vitasek has created a model that will improve outsourcing procedures much the way Six Sigma and Lean improved production processes in the 80's and 90's. Based on a research study with the University of Tennessee and the United States Air force, Vitasek has identified the top 10 flaws in most outsourced business models and then shows organizations how to rethink their outsourcing relationships in a way that will lower costs, improve service and increase innovation. In Vested Outsourcing, Vitasek shows both professors and managers the five rules to developing a successful outsourcing plan, setting the stage for organizations to create a true vested partnership.
Table of Contents
The Whole Nine Yards The History of Outsourcing: Lessons Learned The 10 Viruses in Non-Vested Outsourcing or Conventional vs. Traditional Outsourcing Changing the Game Game Theory/Economics of Innovation Lay the Ground Work Understand the Business Align Interests Establish the Contract Manage the Performance
KATE VITASEK is the Founder and Managing Partner of Supply Chain Visions and a Faculty Member at the University of Tennessee's Centre for Executive Education, USA. MIKE LEDYARD is a veteran executive of international sourcing, manufacture, and importation and co-author of Keeping Score: Measuring the Business Value of Logistics in the Supply Chain. KARL MANRODT is a recognized thought leader in the area of performance measurement with over 50 published articles and is Associate Professor at Georgia Southern University, USA. Kate Karl