Outsourcing Management Information Systems

Outsourcing Management Information Systems

Ashlyn Schniederjans (Johns Hopkins University, USA), Dara Schniederjans (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA) and Marc Schniederjans (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
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Release Date: September, 2006|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 404
ISBN13: 9781599041957|ISBN10: 1599041952|EISBN13: 9781599041971|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-195-7


Outsourcing is currently one of the hottest topics in business practices and in particular in the field of management information systems (MIS) education. Outsourcing Management Information Systems focuses on concepts, processes, and methodologies for firms who are planning to undertake, or are currently involved in, outsourcing decisions in the field of management information systems.

Outsourcing Management Information Systems helps MIS managers to manage outsourcing projects by establishing performance metrics, including: appropriate risk factor considerations, structuring a centralized architecture that best suits the organization, and avoiding the case study pitfalls reported in the literature.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ashlyn M. Schniederjans has previously worked for the US Chamber of Commerce and Morgan Stanley. She is currently working on a degree in Economics at Johns Hopkins University. In 2002 she received the Woodrow Wilson Research Fellowship grant to do research on decision making. In 2004 she co-authored the textbook, Information Technology Investment: Decision Making Methodology and in 2005 she co-authored the textbook, Outsourcing and Insourcing in an International Context. She has also contributed research article chapters to other decision making readings books.
Dara G. Schniederjans is currently a student at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. In 2005 she co-authored the textbook, Outsourcing and Insourcing in an International Context. She has also co-authored chapters in other reading books such as Advances in Mathematical Programming and Financial Planning and Applications in Management Science.
Marc J. Schniederjans is the C. Wheaton Battey Distinguished Professor of Business in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He received his PhD and MBA degrees from Saint Louis University. He teaches classes in operations management, decision sciences, and management information systems. He also teaches in the College's partnership MBA program at Offutt Air Force Base. Dr. Schniederjans has won several distinguished teaching awards and has co-edited, authored or co-authored 15 books in the field of management and has published more than 90 journal articles.