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Offshoring of advanced high-value technical services - Antecedents, processes dynamics and firm-level impact

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This PhD thesis addresses one of the most intensely debated phenomena over the past decade withinthe realm of international business: Firms’ relocation of value chain activities to other parts in thenetwork of multinational corporation (MNC) or to external suppliers/services providers in foreigncountries (hereinafter referred to as offshoring), often to destination countries with lower coststructures. Whereas the offshoring of manufacturing tasks has existed for several decades, and hasbeen analyzed in the international business literature, the offshoring of advanced services tasks fromdeveloped country firms to destination countries such as India, which offer an attractive cocktail oflow costs and highly skilled labour, is a more recent phenomenon. The offshoring of this type ofservices tasks forms the subject of this PhD thesis...

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Peter Ørberg Jensen

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http://hdl.handle.net/10398/7741

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