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               22-25 February 2017

Workshop Programme 2017 (PDF)

Day 1: Wednesday February 22 2017, Planibel Hotel, the bar area.

18:00: Registration and Reception (Drinks and Canapé)

18:45-19:00: Welcome and agenda

19:00-20:00: Reception


Day 2: Thursday February 23 2017, Planibel Hotel, Van Gogh Meeting Room 

Session 1: Studies about Sourcing Models

Session chair: Jens Dibbern

13:30 – 14:00 GSW17-06: Multisourcing Decisions in Application Services Projects: Do the Smart get Smarter?Authors: Oliver Krancher and Matthias StürmerDiscussant: Ilan Oshri
14:00 – 14:30 GSW17-16: Encounter the Paradox: Handling Coopetitive Multi-sourcingAuthors: Thomas Hurni, Thomas Huber and Jens DibbernDiscussant:  Julia Kotlarsky
14:30 – 15:00 GSW17-29: How Innersourcing Affects Software Quality and Transactive Memory in Software Development TeamsAuthors: Thomas Kude, Kai Spohrer and Armin HeinzlDiscussant:  Oliver Krancher
15:00 – 15:10 Break
15:10 – 15:40 GSW17-11: Understanding the Modularization of Business Services: the Maturity of Firms in Bundling ServicesAuthors: Albert Plugge and Harry BouwmanDiscussant: Robert Linden
15:40 – 16:10 GSW17-33: East, West, Would Home Really Be the Best? The Effect of Dissatisfaction with Offshore-Outsourcing on Backsourcing – A Behavioral PerspectiveAuthors: Ilan Oshri, Jatinder Sidhu and Julia Kotlarsky
16:10  – 16:30 Coffee break


Session 2: Studies about Governance

Session chair:       Leslie Willcocks

16:30  – 17:00 GSW17-25: Strategically Governing the Outsourcing Ecosystem: Managing Decentralization ChallengeAuthors: Sanjoy Sen, Julia Kotlarsky and Pawan BudhwarDiscussant: Jos van Hillegersberg
17:00 – 17:30 GSW17-26: Knowledge Overlap in Nearshore Service DeliveryAuthors:  Jade Brooks, M.N. Ravishankar and Ilan Oshri

Discussant: Thomas Huber

17:30 – 18:00 GSW17-34: In Pursuit of Value: Understanding Value (Co-)creation in CrowdsourcingAuthors: Rui Hee, Julia Kotlarsky and Dorit Nevo
18:00 – 18:10 Break
18:10 – 18:40 GSW17-01: Relationships in Information Technology Outsourcing: Towards a Model of Client-Vendor Relationship QualityAuthors: Nikolaus Schmidt, Mario Müller and Christoph RosenkranzDiscussant: Dragos Vieru
18:40 – 19:10 GSW17-31: Strategic Alignment in Large Multinational Organizations: A Question of Understanding the Role of IT in today’s BusinessesAuthors: Björn Johansson, Max Lilja and Ludvig TarlandDiscussant: Mario Müller

19:30 22:00

Workshop dinner at Ristorante La Fordze

Day 3: Friday February 24 2017, Planibel Hotel, Van Gogh Meeting Room
Session 3:  Studies about Innovation Session chair: Julia Kotlarsky
13:30 – 14:00 GSW17-24: Sourcing for digital innovation using viewpoint-based meta-model engineeringAuthors: Bart van der LindenDiscussant: Jade Brooks
14:00 – 14:30 GSW17-04: Outsourcing 2.0: Towards an Innovation- Driven Process Model for Client-Vendor Relationships in Information Technology OutsourcingAuthors: Robert Linden and Nikolaus SchmidtDiscussant: Albert Plugge
14:30 – 15:00 GSW17-27: Innovation through outsourcing:  The Role Of Familiarity and AdvisoryAuthors: Ilan Oshri, Daria  Arkhipova and Giovanni VaiaDiscussant: Thomas Hurni
15:00 – 15:10          Break
Session 4 (part 1):  Studies about Social Aspects Session chair: Jos van Hillegersberg
15:10 – 15:40 GSW17-28: Managerial work characteristics and organizational commitment after offshoring: The moderating effect of perceived organisational valenceAuthors: Eleni Lioulio, Angelika Zimmermann and Joao OliveiraDiscussant:  Thomas Kude
15:40 – 16:10 GSW17-08: Offshoring of advanced services: a microfoundations perspectiveAuthors: Ilias Gerogiannis, Angelika Zimmermann and Alex WilsonDiscussant: John Noll
16:10 – 16:40 GSW17-20: Information Technology Impact Sourcing: Learning From The PioneersAuthors: Dwayne Whitten and Stanton JonesDiscussant: M.N. Ravishankar
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee break
Session 4 (part 2):  Studies about Social Aspects Session chair:   Erik Beulen
17:00 – 17:30 GSW17-21: Motivation and Autonomy in Global Software DevelopmentAuthors: John Noll, Bob Richardson, Abdur Razzak, Ann Barcomb, Ita Richardson and Sarah BeechamDiscussant: Eleni Lioulio
17:30 – 18:00 GSW17-10TC: The Price of Outsourcing is Human LivesAuthors: Jonas Hedman and Jos van HillegersbergDiscussant: Björn Johansson
18:00 – 18:30 GSW17-23: Capturing Stakeholder EngagementAuthors: Fay Davidson, John Wreford, Kevan Penter and Brian PerrinDiscussant: Bart van der Linden
18:30 – 19:00 GSW17-14: Formal Control, Social Control and Guanxi in IT Outsourcing: A Study in Chinese FirmsAuthor: Wen James JiangDiscussant: Kai Spohrer

19:30 - 22:00

Workshop dinner at Ristorante La Lisse

Day 4: Saturday February 25 2017, Planibel Hotel, Van Gogh Meeting Room

Session 5: Studies about Digitization and Automation

Session chair:    Ilan Oshri

09:00 – 09:30 GSW17-05: El Gran Automata: Case Research in Service AutomationAuthors: Mary Lacity and Leslie WillcocksDiscussant: Jonas Hedman
09:30 – 10:00 GSW17-12: Software Bots - The Next Frontier for Shared Services and Functional ExcellenceAuthors: Vipin Suri, Marianne Ella and Jos van HillegersbergDiscussant: Sanjoy Sen
10:00  - 10:30 GSW17-30: Shaping a digital future: How digitization is enabling new assets and future marketplacesAuthors: Richard Suhr, Jeremy Baker, Corbin Neale and John WrefordDiscussant: Michelle Hurdle
10:30 – 10:40 Break

Session 6: Studies about Cloud Services

Session chair:    Albert Plugge

10:40– 11:10 GSW17-02TC: Sourcing Strategy Changes in an SME: “Ça Va de Soi” in the Cloud with DiamondsAuthors: Simon Bourdeau and Dragos VieruDiscussant: Erik Beulen
11:10 – 11:40 GSW17-03: A Case Study: The Digitisation GestaltAuthor: Michelle HurdleDiscussant: Corbin Neale
11:40  - 12:10 GSW17-07: Cloud readiness as an enabler for application rationalization: a survey in the NetherlandsAuthor: Erik BeulenDiscussant: Vipin Suri
12:10 – 12:30 Lunch break
12:30  - 13:00 GSW17-17: Management of multi-cloud computingAuthor: Paul AlparDiscussant: Leslie Willcocks

13:00 – 13:15       Closing Words

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