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The Vested Outsourcing Manual: A Guide for Creating Successful Business and Outsourcing Agreements (Hardcover)

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In this must-have guide for creating and implementing successful outsourcing processes and partnerships, Vitasek drives the principles of Vested Outsourcing beyond theory into practice. From shared vision, desired outcomes to win-win and long-term success the manual will help managers build an agreement vested in each other's success.

About the Author

KATE VITASEK is Lead Researcher and Faculty Member for Vested Outsourcing at the University of Tennessee's Centre for Executive Education, USA. Vitasek is also Founder of Supply Chain Visions, a consulting firm that specializes in supply-chain strategy and education. She is a guest faculty at dozens of Universities and also teaches seminars for the Warehouse Education Research Council, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and is on the peer review board for the Journal of Business Logistics with Jeanette Nyden, JD, Jacqueline Crawford, and Katherine Kawamoto.

Praise For…

"Vested Outsourcing truly flips conventional outsourcing on its head. This book is a must read for any company outsourcing that is trying to achieve fast, good and cheap." - Peter Sheahan, Author of the bestselling book Flip

"The journey to a truly collaborative agreement is practically guaranteed if you follow the step-by-step process outlined in this great book." - Dawn Tiura Evans, President and CEO, Sourcing Interests Group

"Vested Outsourcing offers a robust approach for developing high-performing strategic relationships. Read this book and learn how you can take your strategic relationships to the next level." - Tim Cummins, CEO, International Association for Contracting and Commercial Management

"The Vested Outsourcing Manualshould be a must-read for every organization engaged in outsourcing." - Joe Andraski, President and CEO, Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions Association

"This is truly a landmark work, presenting logical, practical, and sound principles and practices for establishing and governing mutually rewarding outsourcing relationships that can withstand the challenges of changing market conditions.It is a masterpiece of common sense." - Jim Groton, renowned dispute resolution expert and former President of the American College of Construction Lawyers

"We've had tremendous success in applying Vested thinking with strategic clients; The Vested Outsourcing Manual now gives us a systematic approach to apply the concepts more broadly." - Lauralee Martin, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer ofJones Lang LaSalle

Product Details
ISBN: 9780230112681
ISBN-10: 0230112684
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 15th, 2011
Pages: 395
Language: English