SSIT 10: Global Sourcing of Business and IT Services. Apr 23, 2010. London, United Kingdom

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Information Systems and Innovation Group and The Outsourcing Unit, Department of Management conference.

Date: Friday 23 April 2010
Time: 9am- 6pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Mary Lacity
Chair: Professor Leslie Willcocks

The Information Systems and Innovation Group, together with the Department of Management’s Outsourcing Unit, will be providing a programme of lectures and panel discussions from 9.00am to 6.00pm, presenting the findings of the many in-depth research streams conducted by the LSE together with its external colleagues over the last two years.

Mary C. Lacity is a professor of Information Systems and an International Business Fellow at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is acknowledged as one of world’s leading academic experts in the field of outsourcing, and has won international awards for her contributions to practice. She has published 13 books, including The Practice of Outsourcing: From Information Systems to BPO and Offshoring (Palgrave, 2009) Information Systems Outsourcing: Theory and Practice (Palgrave, 2009; coauthors: Leslie P. Willcocks) and Offshore Outsourcing of IT Work, (Palgrave, 2008; coauthor Joe Rottman). More than 50 of her publications have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, MIS Quarterly, IEEE Computer, Communications of the ACM, and many other academic and practitioner outlets. She is senior editor of the Journal of Information Technology, co-editor of the Palgrave Series: Work, Technology, and Globalization and on the editorial boards for MIS Quarterly Executive, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal, and Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). Her latest book, published in February 2010, is China’s Emerging Outsourcing Capabilities (Palgrave, London).

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