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Outsourcing, Make Versus Buy, and Other
Supply Chain Arrangements Bibliography

Provided by James R. Martin, Ph.D., CMA
Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida

Outsourcing, Make vs. Buy Main | Relevant Costing Main | Value Chain Main

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Arrunada, B. and X. H. Vazquez. 2006. When your contract manufacturer becomes your competitor. Harvard Business Review (September): 135-144.

Arya, A., J. Fellingham and B. Mittendorf. 2005. Make-or-buy in the presence of uncertainty and private information. Journal of Accounting Education 23(3): 189-203.

Aubert, B. A., S. Rivard and M. Patry. 2003. A transaction cost model of IT outsourcing. Information and Management. 1-12.

Avish, S. 1997. T&E expense: To outsource or not? Management Accounting (September): 44-48.

Aydinliyim, T. and N. N. Murthy. 2016. Managing engineering design for competitive sourcing in closed-loop supply chains. Decision Sciences 47(2): 257-297.

Bai, G., F. Coronado and R. Krishnan. 2010. The role of performance measure noise in mediating the relation between task complexity and outsourcing. Journal of Management Accounting Research (22): 75-102.

Baker, K. R. and R. E. Taylor. 1979. A linear programming framework for cost allocation and external acquisition when reciprocal services exist. The Accounting Review (October): 784-790. (JSTOR link).

Balachandran, K. R. and S. Radhakrishnan. 2005. Quality implications of warranties in a supply chain. Management Science (August): 1266-1277. (JSTOR link).

Baron, O., O. Berman and D. Wu. 2016. Bargaining within the supply chain and its implications in an industry. Decision Sciences 47(2): 193-218.

Barthelemy, J. 2001. The hidden costs of IT outsourcing. MIT Sloan Management Review (Spring): 60-69.

Basole, R. C. and M. A. Bellamy. 2014. Supply network structure, visibility, and risk diffusion: A computational approach. Decision Sciences 45(4): 753-789.

Beasley, M., M. Bradford and D. Pagach. 2004. Outsourcing? At your own risk. Strategic Finance (July): 22-29. (The risks associated with outsourcing).

Bernstein, F. and A. Federgruen. 2005. Decentralized supply chains with competing retailers under demand uncertainty. Management Science (January): 18-29. (JSTOR link).

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Bost, P. J. and J. A. Yeakel. 1992. Are you ignoring countertrade? Management Accounting (December): 43-47. (Linking exports and imports with little or no use of currency).

Bragg, S. M. 1998. Outsourcing: A Guide to Selecting the Correct Business Unit...Negotiating the Contract...Maintaining Control. John Wiley & Sons.

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Brown, D. and S. Wilson. 2005. The Black Book of Outsourcing: How to Manage the Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities. Wiley.

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Budde, J. and R. F. Göx. 1999. The impact of capacity costs on bidding strategies in procurement auctions. Review of Accounting Studies 4(1): 5-13.

Burkholder, N. C. 2006. Outsourcing: The Definitive View, Applications, and Implications. Wiley.

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Cachon, G. P. and M. A. Lariviere. 2005. Supply chain coordination with revenue-sharing contracts: Strengths and limitations. Management Science (January): 30-44. (JSTOR link).

Cai, G., Y. Chen, C. Wu and L. Hsiao. 2013. Probabilistic selling, channel structure, and supplier competition. Decision Sciences 44(2): 267-296.

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Caplan, D. H. and M. Kirschenheiter. 2000. Outsourcing and the audit risk for internal audit services. Contemporary Accounting Research 17(3): 391-428.

Carr, N. G. 2005. The end of corporate computing. MIT Sloan Management Review (Spring): 67-73. (Outsourcing IT).

Casadesus-Masanell, R. and G. Llanes. 2011. Mixed source. Management Science (July): 1212-1230.

Castellani, D. J. 2000. ASPs: Changing information technology delivery. Strategic Finance (March): 34-37. (Outsourcing technology, e.g., e-mail and ERP, to application service providers).

Cattani, K., E. Dahan and G. Schmidt. 2005. Offshoring versus "spackling". MIT Sloan Management Review (Spring): 6-7. (Spackling: Smoothing make-to-order production of customer products with make-to-stock production of standard items).

Chalos, P. 1995. Costing, control, and strategic analysis in outsourcing decisions. Journal of Cost Management (Winter): 31-37.

Chen, J., X. Zhao and Z. Shen. 2015. Risk mitigation benefit from backup suppliers in the presence of the horizontal fairness concern. Decision Sciences 46(4): 663-696.

Chen, R. R., R. O. Roundy, R. Q. Zhang and G. Janakiraman. 2005. Efficient auction mechanisms for supply chain procurement. Management Science (March): 467-482. (JSTOR link).

Chopra, S. and M. S. Sodhi. 2014. Reducing the risk of supply chain disruptions. MIT Sloan Management Review (Spring): 73-80.

Christ, M. H., N. Mintchik, L. Chen and J. L. Bierstaker. 2015. Outsourcing the information system: Determinants, risks and implications for management control systems. Journal of Management Accounting Research 27(2): 77-120.

Chung, W., S. Talluri and R. Narasimhan. 2010. Flexibility or cost saving? Sourcing decisions with two suppliers. Decision Sciences 41(3): 623-650.

Chung, W., S. Talluri and R. Narasimhan. 2014. Quantity flexibility contract in the presence of discount incentive. Decision Sciences 45(1): 49-79.

Clark, W. R. 1960. Construction contracting with a cost-saving incentive. N.A.A. Bulletin (May): 83-87.

Click, R. L. and T. N. Duening. 2004. Business Process Outsourcing: The Competitive Advantage. John Wiley & Sons.

Clinton, B. D. and S. C. Del Vecchio. 2002. Cosourcing in manufacturing. Journal of Cost Management (September/October): 5-12. (Summary).

Clinton, B. D. and S. C. Del Vecchio. 2002. Cosourcing in manufacturing - Just in time. Journal of Cost Management (November/December): 30-37. (Summary).

Clyman, J. 2004. Business IT: Rent or buy? Many companies are outsourcing IT duties to third parties and reaping benefits. PC Magazine (October 19): 129-132, 134, 136, 138. (Note).

Cohen, L. and A. Young. 2005. Multisourcing: Moving Beyond Outsourcing to Achieve Growth And Agility. Harvard Business School Press.

Copacino W. C. 1997. Supply Chain Management: The Basics and Beyond. Boca Raton FL: St. Lucie Press.

Cullinan, C. P. and X. Zheng. 2015. Outsourcing accounting information systems: Evidence from closed-end mutual fund families. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (17): 65-83.

Cutis, H. L. and R. J. Alphonso. 2000. Pros & cons of ASPs. Strategic Finance (September): 34-38. (Application service providers).

Dai, T., Z. Li and D. Sun. 2012. Equity-based incentives and supply chain buy-back contracts. Decision Sciences 43(4): 661-686.

Davenport, T. H. 2005. The coming commoditization of processes. Harvard Business Review (June): 100-108. ("Business processes - from making a mousetrap to hiring a CEO - are being analyzed, standardized, and quality checked. That work, as it progresses, will lead to commoditization and outsourcing on a massive scale.").

Davis, C. E., E. B. Davis and L. A. Moore. 1998. Outsourcing the procurement-through-payables process. Management Accounting (July): 38-42, 44.

Davis, C. E. and E. Davis. 2012. A potential resurgence of outsourcing: Essential questions answered. The CPA Journal (October): 56-61.

Davis, T. R. V. and B. L. Darling. 1996. ABC in a virtual corporation. Management Accounting (October): 18, 20, 22-24, 26. (Using ABC in a company that outsources traditional functions and has no need for plant, equipment and factory personnel).

Demski, J. S. and D. E. M. Sappington. 1986. Line-item reporting, factor acquisition, and subcontracting. Journal of Accounting Research (Autumn): 250-269. (JSTOR link).

Demski, J. S. and D. E. M. Sappington. 1993. Sourcing with unverifiable performance information. Journal of Accounting Research (Spring): 1-20. (JSTOR link).

Desai, R. and R. W. McGee. 2010. Is outsourced data secure? The CPA Journal (January): 56-59.

Doney, L. D. 1968. Coping with uncertainty in the make or buy decision. Management Accounting (October): 31-34.

Drtina, R. E. 1994. The outsourcing decision. Management Accounting (March): 56-62.

Dugan, M. T. and D. W. Hughes. 1991. Why not disclose for supply commitments? Management Accounting (July): 34-36.

Evans, J. A., G. Kunda and S. R. Barley. 2004. Beach time, bridge time, and billable hours: The temporal structure of technical contracting. Administrative Science Quarterly 49(1): 1-38. (JSTOR link).

Fader, J. A. Jr. 1984. Getting what's yours when you're the subcontractor. Management Accounting (February): 32-36.

Feeny, D., M. Lacity and L. P. Willcocks. 2005. Taking the measure of outsourcing providers. MIT Sloan Management Review (Spring): 41-48.

Ferrara, W. L. 1978. The Lease-Purchase Decision: How Some Companies Make It. National Association of Accountants.

Fill, C. and E. Visser. 2000. The outsourcing dilemma: A composite approach to the make or buy decision. Management Decision 38(1): 43-50.

Fogarity, D. and P. C. Bell. 2014. Should you outsource analytics? MIT Sloan Management Review (Winter): 41-45.

Friedman, T. L. 2006. The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (Note).

Gallien, J. and L. M. Wein. 2005. A smart market for industrial procurement with capacity constraints. Management Science (January): 76-91. (JSTOR link).

Gambino, A. J. 1980. The make-or-buy decision. Management Accounting (December): 55-56.

Gambino, A. J. 1980. The Make-Or-Buy Decision. National Association of Accountants.

Gantman, S. and J. Fedorowicz. 2016. Communication and control in outsourced IS development projects: Mapping to COBIT domains. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (21): 63-83.

Gaur, V., A. Giloni and S. Seshadri. 2005. Information sharing in a supply chain under ARMA demand. Management Science (June): 961-969. (JSTOR link).

George, E. and P. Chattopadhyay. 2005. One foot in each camp: The dual identification of contract workers. Administrative Science Quarterly 50(1): 68-99. (JSTOR link).

Geyskens, I., J. E. M. Steenkamp and N. Kumar. 2006. Make, buy, or ally: A transaction cost theory meta-analysis. The Academy of Management Journal 49(3): 519-543. (JSTOR link).

Gietzmann, M. 1996. Incomplete contracts and the make or buy decision: Governance design and attainable flexibility. Accounting, Organizations and Society (21): 611-626.

Gietzmann, M. B. and J. G. Larsen. 1998. Motivating subcontractors to perform development and design tasks. Management Accounting Research (September): 285-309.

Gilbert, K. 2005. An ARIMA supply chain model. Management Science (February): 305-310. (JSTOR link).

Gino, F. and B. R. Staats. 2012. The microwork solution: A new approach to outsourcing can support economic development - and add to your bottom line. Harvard Business Review (December): 92-96.

Gopal, A. and B. R. Koka. 2010. The role of contracts on quality and returns to quality in offshore software development outsourcing. Decision Sciences 41(3): 491-516.

Gottfredson, M., R. Puryear and S. Phillips. 2005. Strategic sourcing from periphery to the core. Harvard Business Review (February): 132-139.

Griffis, S. E., C. W. Autry, L. M. Thornton and A. B. Brik. 2014. Assessing antecedents of socially responsible supplier selection in three global supply chain contexts. Decision Sciences 45(6): 1187-1215.

Groff, J. E. and J. P. McCray. 1991. Maquiladoras: The Mexico option can reduce your manufacturing cost. Management Accounting (January): 43-46. (Maquiladora's are in-bond or twin manufacturing plants located in Mexico that process imported materials for re-export to the U.S.).

Gross, H. 1966. Make or buy decisions in growing firms. The Accounting Review (October): 745-753. (JSTOR link).

Gunn, R. W., D. P. Carberry and S. Behrens. 1993. Shared services. Management Accounting (November): 22-28.

Halvey, J. and B. Melby. 1996. Information Technology Outsourcing Transactions: Process, Strategies and Contracts. John Wiley & Sons.

Halvey, J. and B. Melby. 1999. Business Process Outsourcing: Process, Strategies and Contracts. John Wiley & Sons.

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Hayes, D. C., J. E. Hunton and J. L. Reck. 2000. Information systems outsourcing announcements: Investigating the impact on the market value of contract-granting firms. Journal of Information Systems (Fall): 109-125.

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Hyatt, J. 2012. The rise and rise of procurement: Like CFOs of yore, procurement executives are shedding their roles as stewards and becoming what their companies need them to be: Strategic thinkers. CFO (May): 57-59.

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Johnstone, D. 2002. Public sector outsourcing as an exchange option. Abacus 38(2): 153-176.

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Kee, R. 1998. Integrating ABC and the theory of constraints to evaluate outsourcing decisions. Journal of Cost Management (January/February): 24-36. (Summary).

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