Outsourcing: A Case of Shared Mental Models in Conflict

SUMMARY For more than two decades, outsourcing – the business practice of transferring jobs, knowledge, and technologies from high‐ to low‐cost countries – has been a leading public policy issue in the U.S. and other economies. Policymakers respond to public concerns over outsourcing in two ways. On...

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Volume: 73
Main Author: Hira, Ron
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.08.2020
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published in: Kyklos (Basel) Vol. 73; no. 3; pp. 410 - 435
Data of publication: August 2020
ISSN: 0023-5962
EISSN: 1467-6435
Discipline: Social Sciences (General)
Bibliography: Ron Hira: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Howard University, Washington, DC USA 20059. Email: ronil.hira@howard.edu. Acknowledgements: This paper is inspired by the meeting of the “The Bryce Canyon Society.” Participants included Arthur T. Denzau, Ronil Hira, Michael C. Munger, Ravi K. Roy, William F. Shughart III, and Vernon L. Smith. Kyklos is publishing the papers from the forum in this special symposium honoring Douglass North and his foundational work in “New Institutional Economics” (NIE.) The 2018 gathering in Bryce Canyon was held in connection with The W. Edwards Deming Institute©‘s spring forum on “quality and innovation” that is co‐hosted each year with Southern Utah University. I am indebted to the editor David Stadelmann and three referees for their valuable comments that resulted in the final version of this paper.
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